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Tuesday, November 24 • 14:30 - 16:00
C26: Closing Workshop for 2017-2019 South Africa-Sweden Joint Projects (NRF/STINT)

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In this session, researchers who were funded under the NRF/STINT bilateral South Africa-Sweden Bilateral Scientific Research Cooperation Programme for 2017 – 2019 joint projects are expected to provide a presentation whereby they:
- share and highlight noteworthy achievements within their projects
- share plans, if any, on future collaboration within their projects
- provide lessons learned

Below is the list of the projects that have been funded during the period:
  • High Energy Density and Power: Hybrid Supercapacitors from Renewable Sources | Patrik Johansson (Chalmers University of Technology) and Ncholu Manyala (University of Pretoria)
  • Birds as city slickers? Unravelling physiological mechanisms of how birds cope with urban life | Caroline Isaksson (Lund University) and Arjun Amar (University of Cape Town)
  • The influence of homogeneous and non-homogeneous I-131 and I-123 SPECT activity distributions on patient-specific three-dimensional dosimetry | Michael Ljungberg (Lund University) and Johan van Staden (University of the Free State)
  • STEM Pedagogical Competence in contexts of HE transformation | Thomas Olsson (Lund University) and Christine Winberg (Cape Peninsula University of Technology)
  • Structural studies of C-SA HIV Protease and it’s inhibition | Katja Petzold (Karolinska Institutet) and Gert Kruger (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Ectopic fat deposition and insulin resistance: understanding the link in black SA women | Tommy Olsson (Umeå University) and Julia Goedecke (South African Medical Research Council)
  • Health Policy and Systems Research: Strengthening community-based health systems | Anna-Karin Hurtig (Umeå University) and Helen Schneider (University of Western Cape)
  • Improving performance of wide-bandgap materials | Vanya Darakchieva (Linköping University) and Hendrik Swart (University of the Free State)
  • Unravelling the multilingual mind | Marianne Gullberg (Lund University) and Emanuel Bylund Spångberg (Stellenbosch University)
  • Adaptation of language assessments for Swedish, SeSotho and SeTswana Speaking children | Christina Samuelsson (Linköping University) and Michelle Pascoe (University of Cape Town)

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Karin Forslund

Programme Manager, STINT, The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education

Tuesday November 24, 2020 14:30 - 16:00 CET
Zoom Room A