Dr Robin Drennan

Director for Research Development, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits)

Robin Drennan has a PhD in Chemistry from Rhodes University, awarded for the investigation of pyrotechnic reactions. He has practiced as an applied researcher in a public company, AECI, a science council, CSIR, and a funding agency (National Research Foundation) where he managed several programmes. In 2011 he joined the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) as Director for Research Development. His role at Wits entails leading, encouraging and supporting research across the University. In 2017 Dr. Drennan won a Golden Quill award for research reporting and a SARIMA award for distinguished contribution to the Research Management Profession.

Sessions

Session Interpreting those bizarre, complex solicitations: What do they really want from us?
Room Carrick 1, 2 & 3
Time 12:00 - 13:15
Date Thursday 7th June, 2018
Theme Developing Research Proposals
Style Workshop
Speakers Gai Doran - Director of Research in the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University
Dr Robin Drennan - Director for Research Development, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits)

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