RSSAf Fellow Tebello Nyokong appointed to UN advisory panel

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RSSAf Fellow and Rhodes University Distinguished Professor Tebello Nyokong has been appointed to a United Nations (UN) high-level panel to advise on the organisational and operational aspects of the proposed Technology Bank and Science, Technology and Innovation Supporting Mechanism dedicated to the least-developed countries (LDCs).

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Amongst her other achievements:

  • The inaugural NRF President’s Award for being a Champion of Transformation in Research, in 2009.

  • The UNESCO-L’Oreal Laureate for 2009 – Africa and the Arab states.

  • She was the third-highest publisher in the International Science Index (ISI) in 2007.

  • She has published 34 ISI papers, has assimilated 176 ISI papers, and has been cited 1 818 times.

  • She has achieved an H-index of 26.

  • She has been named by UNESCO as one of the word’s top five exceptional women scientists.

  • She was awarded a bronze Order of Mapungubwe in 2005.

  • She was named the SABC 2 / Shoprite Checkers Woman of the Year in 2004, in Science and Technology.

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