Dr Jill Fortuin receives NRF Thuthuka Grant
Congratulations to Dr Jill Fortuin who was awarded a Thuthuka Grant by the South African National Research Foundation. With the award, Jill receives financial support from the NRF and co-funding from the University of Cape Town for her research over a three-year period with the potential for an extension of three further years.
The Thuthuka funding mechanism is central to the NRF’s human capital development strategy. Thuthuka grants aim to develop human capital and to improve the research capacities of designated researchers with the ultimate aim of redressing historical imbalances.