The Director-General of Science and Technology, Dr Phil Mjwara, will open a symposium on solar energy in Cape Town on Tuesday, 13 October.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Ms Naledi Pandor, congratulated her department and the entities reporting to it after they received clean audit awards from the Auditor-General for the 2014/15 financial year.
Exhibition opportunities at the Science Forum SA 2015 are now available! Don't miss this chance to show case your ideas or promote your products, services, partnership opportunities and programmes to the scientific community, academics, government leaders,industry,civil society and students.
The deadline to submit applications is 15 October 2015.
8 October 2015, Pretoria: After three years of extensive research on various indigenous South African edible plants, Nestlé South Africa, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Agricultural Research Centre (ARC) today announced that their collaborative research agreement has resulted in the development of an innovative commercial product, the new Maggi 2 Minute Noodles with real Morogo.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa commended the positive, progressive contribution made by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to advancing science, engineering and technology in the democratic era. The Deputy President's remarks come as the science council celebrates its 70th anniversary.
The Director: Strategy and Planning, Mlungisi Cele, of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), has been appointed the acting Chief Executive Officer of the National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI).
Four young South African PhD students this week jetted off to the United States to attend the inaugural Solve Initiative event at one of the world's most prestigious technology institutions, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).