DRILL Mentorship & Supervision Guide

DRILL Mentorship & Supervision Guide Please...
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Navigating the postgraduate research landscape

Some interesting insights on their academic achievements from DRILL fellows Dr Saul Cobbing and Dr Verusia Chetty Read article here. Please...
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Medical Education Partnership Initiative gives birth to AFREhealth

Comment in Lancet Global Health on AFREhealth. Read full article here. Please...
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Predatory Publishing

The extent of South Africa authored articles in predatory  journals Mouton, J. and Valentine, A., 2017. The extent of South African authored articles in predatory journals. South African Journal of Sciences, 113(7-8), pp.1-9. Read article here.   Please...
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UKZN Announces Names of First Nine DRILL Fellows

UKZN’s College of Health Sciences (CHS) has announced its first cohort of nine Fellows under the auspices of Developing Research Innovation, Localisation and Leadership in South Africa (DRILL). The project is receiving funding of R45 million over a five-year period from the United States Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The grant, awarded in 2015, funds...
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Research Excellence the Priority for College of Health Sciences DRILL Leadership Team

The Developing Research Innovation, Localisation and Leadership in South Africa (DRILL) leadership team at UKZN’s College of Health Sciences (CHS) has been awarded a competitive US National Institutes of Health, Fogarty International Center (NIH/FIC) grant. DRILL’s programme seeks to produce and retain the next generation of highly skilled, local health science researchers equipped with the...
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DRILL RESOURCES

DRILL Mentorship and Supervision Guide. This guide provides direction as to how to navigate the process of mentorship and supervision for research fellows. To access the guide, please click here. Please...
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In the Press

Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science? It is an industry like no other, with profit margins to rival Google – and it was created by one of Britain’s most notorious tycoons: Robert Maxwell. By Stephen Buranyi To read article please click here.   Patience for patients Researchers find that perseverance and an altruistic streak keep them going along...
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Research Ethics Resources

Good and bad research collaborations: researchers’ views on science and ethics in global health research. Parker, M., & Kingori, P. (2016). PloS one, 11(10), e0163579. Read publication here. Contextualising the role of the gatekeeper in social science research. Singh, S., & Wassenaar, D.R. (2016). South African Journal of Bioethics and Law, 9(1), 42-46. Read publication here. How to...
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DRILL for Research Excellence

DRILL is a flagship project for the CHS, a D43 US National Institutes of Health (NIH) International Research Training Award 2015-2020. The College of Health Sciences (CHS) met with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health (DoH) recently to discuss collaboration on the University’s Developing Research Innovation, Localisation and Leadership (DRILL) project. DRILL is a flagship project for the CHS,...
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