Society congratulates all WINNERS of the 2014/15 NSTF–BHP BILLITON Awards 

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Congratulations to all, particularly those below who are Fellows and Members of the Society (Full list of winners)

To an Individual for an outstanding contribution to Science, Engineering, Technology and Innovation (SETI) over a lifetime

Scholes, Dr Robert FRSSAf
Research Group Leader, The Council for Scientific and Industrial  Research (CSIR) until December 2014 and Distinguished Professor of System Ecology, Wits from 2015 – For his contribution in the realms of environmental science, systems ecology, savannah ecology and global change, where he enjoys worldwide recognition as an extraordinary scientist.

To a Researcher, for an outstanding contribution to SETI through Research Capacity Development over the last 5 to 10 years sponsored by ESKOM

Bennett, Professor Nigel FRSSAf
Austin Roberts Chair of Mammology and SARChi, Mammal Behavioural Ecology and Physiology, University of Pretoria.  For his outstanding contribution to research in the field of mammalogy, including the students he mentored in the process

T W Kambule Awards: Research and its outputs over the last 5 – 10 years by an individual

Stein, Professor Dan FRSSAf
Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health and Director, Brain-Behaviour Initiative, University of Cape Town and Director, Stellenbosch University/University of Cape Town/Medical Research Council Unit on Anxiety and Stress Disorders. For a major contribution to advancing basic and clinical neuroscience, with research ranging from laboratory research on animal models through to clinical investigations on the neurobiology and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders and epidemiological and public mental health research

T W Kambule Awards: Emerging researchers
(Post-docs in a period of up to 6 years after award of a PhD or equivalent in research)

Theron, Dr Grant MRSSAf
Senior Research Officer, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town.  For his contribution to the advancement of TB diagnosis through, among other things, the invention of a device to measure patients’ infectiousness.


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