Research Report 2015/2016




The PRF once again enjoyed a financial year (1 March 2015 - 29 February 2016) filled with highlights and successful activities in spite of a less favourable climate and significant financial insecurities.

The highlight of the year was, without doubt, the celebration of the PRF's 25th anniversary. This was celebrated in style in both Pretoria and Stel­lenbosch. The celebrations included the presentation of recognition awards to local and international contributors. As part of the process, events that marked milestones over the past 25 years were recalled and described. Many of those present at the celebrations remembered the history, with these reminiscences painting a memorable picture of the scope of work done by the PRF.

Publication of a commemorative book to coincide with the two functions took on such proportions that it became impossible to produce the book on time. The matter will be rectified in 2016 as most of the preparation and editing has been finalised.

Apart from the PRF's 25th anniversary celebrations the year was marked by various important activities, as explained below.

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