Prestigious award for Dr Skatulla
Dr Sebastian Skatulla is a recipient of the Claude Leon Merit Award for Early-Career Researchers which is given to encourage the outstanding scholarly achievements as a young researcher. The award is granted annually to young researchers at UCT to support their demonstrated ability of making a significant independent contribution to their field.
Professor Danie Visser, Chair of the Claude Leon Merit Award for Early-Career Researchers Committee said, "We are delighted with your contribution to research and proud of the recognition that you will continue to bring to the University of Cape Town."
The Merit Award recipients each receive R50 000 and have considerable freedom in how to use it for their research, from attending international conferences to funding graduate students.