The annual award is given by the Claude Leon Foundation to young researchers in recognition of their ability of making a significant independent contribution to their field. The award serves as encouragement to continue outstanding scholarly achievements.
University of Cape Town’s Prof Crick Lund receives award for continuous and pioneering research efforts
Professor Dan Stein, Head of the Dept of Psychiatry and Mental Health at UCT was awarded the NSTF’s TW Kambule award for research contributions over the past 5-10 years
Only about 0.1 percent of children in the Western Cape province of South Africa have autism, according to a review of school records. The unpublished results were presented in September at the 2017 Regional International Meeting for Autism Research in Stellenbosch, South Africa.