REPORT on the SANORD Conference in Uppsala, Sweden September 7-9, 2016
The 11th International SANORD conference 15 – 17 August 2018 Jyväskylä, Finland
The SANORD Board is pleased to announce the awarded Theme Group Projects for seed funding for 2017.

SANORD Central Office (SCO) received 15 applications by the due date and referred it to the Nominations Committee for perusal and recommendation. The committee selected three (3) projects based on the criteria, SANORD goals, objectives and the budget.

An amount of R60 000 is awarded for each project and will be paid out during the 2018 academic year. (R60 000 x 3= R180 000) The Board takes this opportunity to congratulate the Project leaders and partners and wish all well with their research goals, objectives and projects. The table below shows the three awarded Theme Group Projects:

Research Title

Tourism for Development: Perspectives to Sustainable Tourism Management in Global South

Project leaders and partners

Prof Dr Berendien Lubbe
  • University of Pretoria
Dr Naomi Moswete
  • University of Botswana
Prof Markku Tykkyläinen
  • University of Eastern Finland
Prof Dr Christian Rogerson
  • University of Johannesburg
Research Title

Hybrid Integration of Mm-wave Circuits and Systems for Future 5G Applications

Project leaders and partners

Dr Tinus Stander
  • University of Pretoria
Prof Dragos Dancila
  • Uppsala University
Prof Riana Geschke
  • University of Cape Town
Research Title

In Vivo Evaluation of Exosomes as Source of Biomarkers Representing Efficacy of Novel Tuberculosis Therapeutics

Project leaders and partners

Dr Nelita du Plessis
  • Stellenbosch University
Prof Anne-Ma Dyrhol-Riise
  • University of Oslo
Prof Arne Egesten
  • Lund University