Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Sakkie Pretorius

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Sakkie Pretorius

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) is responsible for:

  • Overseeing the development and implementation of strategies aimed at improving research quality, capacity and capability across the University
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of strategies aimed at maximising research funding streams and collaborations
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of strategies aimed at increasing Higher Degree Research enrolment and completions
  • Identifying, exploring and promoting research as an integral part of the University's culture
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of policies and systems to promote and monitor the ethical conduct of research across the University
  • Building and managing relationships with internal and external research stakeholders
  • Managing, coaching and setting the direction for senior management teams within the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) portfolio

Portfolio areas:

  • Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research Integrity and Development)
  • Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research Performance and Innovation)
  • Research Office, Dean
  • Higher Degree Research Office
  • Animal Facilities
  • Enterprise Partnerships and Commercialisation
  • Research Office

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) is Professor Sakkie Pretorius.

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