Facilitator: Dr Rakeshnie Ramoutar-Prieschl obtained her Doctorate in Business Management and her Master’s in Biotechnology. She currently holds the position of Head of Department: Research Capacity Development at the University of Pretoria where she is responsible for the portfolio that includes: (i) grants management, (ii) early career training and mentorship, as well as driving (iii) strategic partnerships in support of staff doctoral candidates. Dr Ramoutar-Prieschl has been appointed as a facilitator, lecturer, and trainer for numerous projects in Africa geared towards strengthening the research and grants management capacity, both at universities as well as science granting councils


Target Group: Emerging and established researchers who want to apply for funding grants.


The following topics will be covered:

  • Overview of the Grants Management Lifecycle
  • Types of Grants
  • Finding Funding
  • Matching Research Ideas with Funding Opportunities
  • Proposal Development
  • Budgeting and Costing
  • Building Collaborative Networks
  • Research Governance
  • Checklist and Submission
  • Case Study


This workshop is funded by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) through the University Capacity Development Grant (UCDG)


Workshop Information

21 February 2023


Ocean Sciences Campus, B-Block Conference Hall, Gomery Avenue, Summerstrand

Registration for this workshop is now closed.


Enquiries: Jadine Januarie