The Department of Science and Innovation's South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) is managed by the National Research Foundation (NRF). The chairs are held by individuals. Their purpose is to strengthen the ability of our universities to produce high-quality research and nurture students.

Faculty of Commerce

  • DSI/NRF-NDP Chair in Creation of Decent Work and Sustainable Livelihood – Professor Ines Meyer
  • DSI/NRF Chair in Economic Sciences – Professor Haroon Bhorat
  • DSI/NRF Chair in Governance and Economics for Ecological Infrastructure – Professor Martine Visser
  • DSI-NRF SA/Switzerland Bilateral Chair in Blockchain Technology as the Foundation for Digital Property Rights and Data Markets - Professor Co-Pierre Georg

Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment

Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Sciences