The 2019 International Conference – Botswana
Call for Proposals to host the 2021 and 2022 Annual Conferences

Theme Group Projects 2018 Results

SANORD is proud to announce that the following projects were awarded research funding to the value of R60 000. Three out of a cohort of 14 applications were selected based on the criteria and the 2018 budget.

The SANORD Board takes this opportunity to wish the project leaders and researchers well with their future research goals.

Below is the list of awarded projects.

Research Title

“Building capacity in paleoecology”


1. Lindsey Gillson

Lead Researcher

  • University of Cape Town, South Africa
Alistair Seddon
  • University of Bergen, Norway
Richard Telford
  •  University of Bergen, Norway
Jemma Finch
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa




Research Title

“Building capacity for improved medicines quality, regulation and industry in southern Africa: Workforce research, collaboration and planning towards implementation of training”


Timothy Rennie

Lead Researcher

  • University of Namibia
Jarkko Ketolainen
  •  University of Eastern Finland
Nettie Dzabala
  • University of Malawi


Research Title

“Phytoplankton community composition across the Southern Ocean”


Sarah Fawcett

Lead Researcher

University of Cape Town, South Africa

Niels Jacob

Aarhus University, Denmark

Carstensen David Walker

Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa

Dear SANORD members,

The SANORD Central Office would like to inform all member institutions, partners and researchers that the submission date for abstracts for the 2022 Southern African-Nordic Centre (SANORD) Annual Scientific Conference at the University of Limpopo has been extended to 21 June 2022.

Please use the link below to submit your abstracts: