Congratulations to BHP Laboratory Director, Dr Sikhulile Moyo and BHP Research Associate, Kabo Baruti for winning awards at the Inaugural Botswana National Research Excellence Awards 2023 Ceremony hosted by the Ministry of Communications, Knowledge and Technology (MCKT) on the 7th of March 2023 at Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC).
The awards held under the Theme: “Research-Precious Treasure of Botswana” were meant to recognize and reward impactful research. Dr Sikhulile Moyo scooped three awards, the COVID-19 Research Award, the Special Award for Omicron Discovery and the Most Outstanding Researcher Award.
Mr Kabo Baruti, a PhD student under the supervision of Dr Simani Gaseitsiwe and Dr Motswedi Anderson received the Early Career Researcher Award. This is a moment of history and testament to the dedication, quality of research, training and collaboration that BHP continues to offer that has made these awards possible.