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2nd Postdoctoral Research Conference of Southern Africa

Beyond the pandemic:
Research now and in the future

A Virtual Event: 10 - 12 November 2021

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Virtual Event


Prof. Eugene Cloete

Vice-Rector Research, Innovation and Postgraduate Studies, Stellenbosch University

Welcome message

I’m delighted to extend greetings to everyone attending the second Postdoctoral Conference organized by the Postdoctoral Society at Stellenbosch University. As Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Postgraduate studies I am hosting this important event. I want to acknowledge everyone involved in making it a success, including the members of the event’s steering group and local organizing committee and the sponsors and speakers and delegates. Stellenbosch University is committed to Postdoctoral fellows by working with them to make sure we have a platform for interaction across Southern Africa and beyond.
To all those who will join us, I hope you enjoy your interaction with fellow Postdocs.
I hope you have a productive and successful conference.

Join the conversation

Beyond the pandemic: Research now and in the future

You are invited to submit your abstract for a symposium within your field of research. Postdoctoral research fellows doing research in Southern Africa are invited to submit an abstract for a symposium within their field of research.

Higher Education Policy and Strategies for emerging researchers in Africa

Water research in time of the Pandemic

Agri-culture and food security

Law in time of the Pandemic

Politics and Humanity in time of the Pandemic

Models in Research

Education, Communication and Science on the African continent

Innovation leading the future

Business and Economics

Infectious Disease

Non communicable diseases

Exercise, health and well-being

The Microbiome in Health and Disease in Africa

Arts and Culture

registration information

The 2nd Postdoctoral Research Conference of Southern Africa will be a fully virtual experience. Online registration is now open!

Registration category Fee Closing date
Early bird registration R 1 000 Closed
Postdoctoral fellows Stellenbosch University R 1 500 9 November 2021
Postdoctoral fellows outside Stellenbosch University R 1 800 9 November 2021

Registration Fee includes:

  • Virtual attendance to all sessions
  • Access to sponsor lounges
  • Access to on-demand sessions for one month after the event
  • Presentation slide downloads (where applicable)
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Become a Sponsor 

Explore opportunities to support the 2nd Postdoctoral Research Conference of Southern Africa.   Be a part of engaging conversations between Postdoctoral Research Fellow, leaders, researchers and other stakeholders from all over Southern Africa while positioning your company amongst emerging researchers.

Thank you to our sponsors


We invite you to engage with us at our virtual conference to share your research, network and build a future for postdoctoral research fellow in Southern Africa.

Contact details

+27 82 414 4378

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Postdoctoral Research Support Office, Division for Research Development, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland, 7602

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