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    Title Published Date
    Minister Pandor to launch guide to potential of bioenergy in South Africa 16 March 2017
    Scifest 2017 to take visitors on a "tour of science" 07 March 2017
    Top Young Scientists Selected for Prestigious Meeting 06 March 2017
    Schools in Sutherland to receive mobile science labs 15 February 2017
    Minister Pandor receives international award for successfully advancing science in society 14 February 2017
    South Africa, Belgium to cooperate in science and technology 10 February 2017
    Students demonstrate the value of data science to society 26 January 2017
    Minister Pandor to visit Diepsloot Combined School as part of Back to School Campaign 18 January 2017
    Riding into the sky with SANSA! 16 January 2017
    South African researchers join international Antarctic expedition 20 December 2016
    Asthma Grid life-saving system proves a winning formula in Switzerland for TUKS student 20 December 2016
    Proposed Karoo Central Astronomy Advantage Areas Regulations 19 December 2016
    Minister Pandor to launch the Antarctic Expedition aboard a Russian research vessel at the Cape Town Waterfront. 15 December 2016
    Science Forum exhibition ignites conversations about the `value of science in society 14 December 2016
    Science Forum South Africa Science Diplomacy Awards 2016 09 December 2016
    Minister of Science and Technology congratulates team on winning national Student Cluster Competition 09 December 2016
    "Science on the street": Building a science-aware citizenry 09 December 2016
    African Open Science Platform to boost impact of open data for science and society 09 December 2016
    Science Forum South Africa 2016 opens to a packed house 08 December 2016
    Conference advances the understanding of global change 07 December 2016
    South Africa raising the bar of super computing 07 December 2016
    Science on the Street: Igniting Conversations about Science 05 December 2016
    Science Dialogue with Business Strengthened 05 December 2016
    IKS conference urges a technology of humility to ensure a sustainable future 04 December 2016
    Media invited to South Africa’s second international forum on science 02 December 2016
    New solutions to global change in the spotlight 02 December 2016
    South Africa and Russia mark 10 years of collaboration in nuclear research 28 November 2016
    Science Talks set dish up interesting discussions at this year’s SFSA 28 November 2016
    South Africa and Russia mark 10 years of collaboration in nuclear research 27 November 2016
    Minister Pandor opens conference on indigenous knowledge in Venda 25 November 2016
    Focus on exploitation of micro-organisms for bio-industrial development 22 November 2016
    Minister Pandor attends 3rd Joint Committee Meeting on Scientific and Technological Cooperation between South Africa and Jamaica 16 November 2016
    Water-saving innovative sanitation solution for rural Eastern Cape 12 November 2016
    New system to improve sanitation in rural in Eastern Cape 07 November 2016
    G 20 Science, Technology &Innovation Ministers Meeting 04 November 2016
    Africa’s cities fosters innovation for growth 01 November 2016
    ‘Igniting Conversations about Science’ 01 November 2016
    SA, Norway extend partnership on marine research 01 November 2016
    Media briefing on public perceptions of biotechnology 27 October 2016
    SA and Norway explore new business opportunities in the blue economy 26 October 2016
    ASSAf Elects New President 25 October 2016
    Symposium on Nanomedicine and Cancer in South Africa 24 October 2016
    Taking African Science to the World:Knowledge Exchange Visit to UK for SA Women in Science 24 October 2016
    Tour of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology projects in Gauteng 21 October 2016
    Maritime research and innovation a major highlight of inaugural South Africa-Norway Science Week 2016 21 October 2016
    Youth-led solutions for SA energy problems 21 October 2016
    Tour of Space Operations at Hartebeesthoek 14 October 2016
    Tour of Space Operations at Hartebeesthoek 13 October 2016
    Public consultation on proposed Karoo Central Astronomy Advantage Areas Regulations 11 October 2016
    Advanced technologies to be showcased at the South Africa-China Exhibition 10 October 2016
    South Africa, Europe explore opportunities in molecular biology 05 October 2016
    SA first research infrastructure roadmap to be unveiled 30 September 2016
    L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa 2016 ceremony 27 September 2016
    DST to host International Conference on Research Infrastructure 2016 in collaboration with European Union 27 September 2016
    DST, TIA sponsor four university teams participating in the Sasol Solar Challenge 26 September 2016
    Africa’s Sex and Gender Equality in the Spotlight 26 September 2016
    DST Director-General to lower the flag at Sasol Solar Challenge 2016 23 September 2016
    DST partners with Global Innovation Fund to scale up social innovations 23 September 2016
    Plea to social scientists to help eradicate inequality in South Africa 23 September 2016
    Increasing engineering capacity in Africa 22 September 2016
    CSIR introduces new-generation fingerprint sensing technology 21 September 2016
    Minister Pandor urges scientists to ʺstay in touchʺ with society 20 September 2016
    Minister Pandor to address the Evidence Conference in Pta – 20 September 2016. 19 September 2016
    Call made for business to partner with government to develop innovative sanitation technologies 16 September 2016
    Portfolio Committee on Science and Technology on IKS Bill fact-finding mission 15 September 2016
    Local farmers urged to increase pulse production 15 September 2016
    HERA telescope in the Karoo gets $9.5 million funding injection to view the Universe's first stars and galaxies 14 September 2016
    Government seeks partnerships with industry on alternative sanitation technologies 14 September 2016
    Local experts to discuss food insecurity amid drought 13 September 2016
    Finding NEMO: first visual evidence of higher-order immune response structures results from collaborative research 13 September 2016
    Early exposure to maths and science key to stimulate interest 12 September 2016
    South Africa on a journey towards large-scale deployment of renewable energy technologies 07 September 2016
    Minister Naledi Pandor and the NRF honour leading South African researchers at the 2016 NRF Awards 02 September 2016
    A strong pharmaceutical industry is hugely important to South Africa and continent 01 September 2016
    Minister Pandor to speak at the inaugural Innovative Medicines Summit 31 August 2016
    Renewable and Sustainable Energy Postgraduate Symposium 2016 30 August 2016
    The NRF and Minister Naledi Pandor to Honour Top Scientists in Polokwane 30 August 2016
    3D printing technology improves traditional manufacturing sectors 26 August 2016
    Looking for the next generation of scientists 25 August 2016
    KZN learners to be exposed to science and technology fields 24 August 2016
    Department to launch Additive Manufacturing Strategy 24 August 2016
    DST-NRF centres of excellence: taking the lead in cutting-edge research 23 August 2016
    TWAS-ROSSA Young Scientists’ Conference 2016 22 August 2016
    Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development Announces Fourth Call for Innovations 19 August 2016
    Minister Pandor travels to New Zealand and Kenya 19 August 2016
    Research impact conducted by South Africa's CoEs in the spotlight 18 August 2016
    DST invests millions to expand cyberinfrastructure 16 August 2016
    African Scientific Cooperation and Partnership Strengthened 15 August 2016
    2016 WISA winners – pride of South African science 11 August 2016
    Q&A/Photo opportunity with phenomenal winners of the Women in Science Awards 2016 11 August 2016
    National Science Week in full swing in Durban malls 10 August 2016
    Past WISA Winners are making a difference in the Science World 10 August 2016
    Dr Mlambo-Ngcuka to deliver keynote address at Women in Science Awards Gala Dinner in Sandton 08 August 2016
    “NextGen 100” a new job-creation initiative for the youth 06 August 2016
    National Science Week 2016, more wonder, more excitement 02 August 2016
    Women in Science Awards 28 July 2016
    Iziko Planetarium digital revolution to further support astronomy growth in South Africa 27 July 2016
    MeerKAT enters the realm of science like never before 27 July 2016
    Candidate drug could contribute to the eradication of malaria 27 July 2016
    SA scientists share local health science research at global forum 25 July 2016