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    Title Published Date
    South Africa’s young people need to excel in Maths and Science 23 January 2017
    Minister Pandor address to staff as 2017 begins 20 January 2017
    Comment on indigenous knowledge systems Bill 28 November 2016
    Local school welcomes learning material donated by DST 24 November 2016
    First locally manufactured computer for the Blind 24 November 2016
    CHPC receives honours in 2016 Supercomputing conference 17 November 2016
    Minister Pandor promotes South Africa's indigenous knowledge systems in Jamaica 17 November 2016
    Science Forum South Africa 2016 to tackle diverse range of topics including Climate Induced Migration 16 November 2016
    DST DG honored for work in Earth Observation and Geospatial Information in Africa 16 November 2016
    UKZN hosts top Global Change Conference 16 November 2016
    Call for candidates to participate in 6th Lindau Meeting – Economic sciences 14 November 2016
    South Africa gateway to Antarctica 09 November 2016
    Language should not be barrier to innovation, experts say 07 November 2016
    Regional integration boosts innovation in Africa 04 November 2016
    Aquaculture holds new business opportunities in South Africa 02 November 2016
    Africa's cities urged to bring technology to the masses 02 November 2016
    Half of South Africans familiar with biotechnology 01 November 2016
    Bilateral Partnerships advance the Blue Economy 31 October 2016
    TT100 advances technological excellence 28 October 2016
    Collaboration leads to a mosaic of space success in South Africa 15 October 2016
    Public Hearings on Karoo Central Astronomy Advantage Area kicks off in Pretoria 15 October 2016
    Enterprise development in science and technology crucial in enhancing innovation 13 October 2016
    Minister Pandor visits International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology in New Delhi 12 October 2016
    Minister Pandor visits NAM science centre in India 10 October 2016
    BRICS Science, Technology and Innovation Partnership – Building Responsive, Inclusive, Collective Solutions 10 October 2016
    DST-NRF Internship Programme 2017/18 10 October 2016
    Research infrastructure critical in addressing global challenges like climate change and energy 07 October 2016
    Connecting continents through molecular biology 07 October 2016
    Invitation to the Launch of a Report on South Africa's Technical Readiness to Support the Shale Gas Industry 07 October 2016
    South Africa - China Hi-Tech Exhibition 07 October 2016
    Roadmap to enhance South Africaʹs quality of research 04 October 2016
    EU and South Africa join forces to better understand the oceans 04 October 2016
    Governments praised for investing in research infrastructure 03 October 2016
    Minister Pandor opens international conference on research infrastructure 03 October 2016
    The 2016 L’oréal-Unesco for women in science sub-saharan Africa regional fellowships: Honouring women in science 30 September 2016
    Increasing engineering capacity in Africa 28 September 2016
    TIA call for Nomination 12 September 2016
    Space Talk at SANSA - Studying Space In Our Cosmic Backyard 09 September 2016
    SADC Gender and Development Monitor 2016 08 September 2016
    eThekwini honours Minister Pandor as a ʺLiving Legendʺ 06 September 2016
    Call for applications – African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Awards 29 August 2016
    Call for Nominations -67th Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting on Chemistry 23 August 2016
    DST-NRF Centres of Excellence Annual Directors’ Forum 2016 19 August 2016
    Notice of public hearings on the proposed published Karoo Central Astronomy Advantage areas regulations in terms of the Astronomy Geographic Advantage Act, 2007. 19 August 2016
    Women in Science Awards 2016 11 August 2016
    Mzansi for Science is on the move! 02 August 2016
    HySA Programme Office Manager 02 August 2016
    National Science Week 2016 29 July 2016
    Local knowledge must be harvested for development,science experts say 26 July 2016
    Call for nominations: 2017 Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine 26 July 2016
    Science and technology can enhance local service delivery, says Pandor 21 July 2016
    'Dream big' Minister Pandor tells Pretoria learners 19 July 2016
    Campaign to empower young women - competition 30 June 2016
    DST partners with Media24 to showcase space science, technology 03 June 2016
    Call for applications - high-level systems analysis programme 03 June 2016
    TWAS prizes - extension of deadline for nominations 31 May 2016
    Reference to SKA project in Western Cape Big Data Centre initiative is misleading 25 May 2016
    Pulses key in combating hunger and food insecurity 25 May 2016
    International exposure important to South Africa's PhD target 25 May 2016
    DST Celebrates Africa Day 24 May 2016
    NACI-DST Business Symposium on STI Investment 24 May 2016
    Survey results indicate that South Africa needs more investment in research 24 May 2016
    As astronomers gather to discuss scientific potential of MeerKAT, the telescope being built in the Karoo produces its first stunning image 24 May 2016
    Public consultation on the proposed Karoo Central Astronomy Advantage Areas Regulations 23 May 2016
    Minister Pandor to address the opening of the 22nd Session of the Board of Governors of the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology 23 May 2016
    Youngsters urged to invent more and take ideas to market 23 May 2016
    ASSAf Members feature in NSTF Awards Finalists 23 May 2016
    Training programme to close skills gap in minerals processing in NAM countries 23 May 2016
    Workshops underway to inform communities of land acquisition for SKA construction 17 May 2016
    Call for nomination of young scientists 16 May 2016
    SKA SA, NMC Civils and Absa collaborate in a new economic endeavour for Karoo contractors 11 May 2016
    Gauteng Premier visit South Africa leading Science, Technology and Innovation centre-CSIR 06 May 2016
    Minister Pandor to visit Southern Africa's largest optical telescope in Sutherland 28 April 2016
    RINEA mobility grants scheme: Networking opportunities for African stakeholders in brokerage events in Europe 28 April 2016
    Minister receives the Order of Merit from the German Federal Government 26 April 2016
    NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MAKE REGULATIONS ON THE PROTECTION OF THE KAROO CENTRAL ASTRONOMY ADVANTAGE AREAS IN TERMS OF THE ASTRONOMY GEOGRAPHIC ADVANTAGE ACT, 2007 AND EXTENSION OF THE PERIOD FOR WRITTEN REPRESENTATIONS 21 April 2016
    Home-grown science to resuscitate the economy 21 April 2016
    Women in Science nominations 15 April 2016
    Big data programme for SKA African partner countries 14 April 2016
    Minister Pandor to speak at ICT for FET and TVET Conference in Mpumalanga 14 April 2016
    Bill and Melida Foundation: Annual letter to High school Students 13 April 2016
    Businesswoman of the Year 2016 13 April 2016
    Travel grants to EuroScience Open Forum 13 April 2016
    Young Professionals Development Programme - Call for Applications for 2017 13 April 2016
    Young women scientists can apply for l'Oreal-UNESCO fellowships 06 April 2016
    Water and sanitation engineering scholarships 05 April 2016
    IAU’s Kevin Govender receives the Edinburgh Medal 01 April 2016
    UK-SA Newton Fund Joint Statement March 2016 24 March 2016
    South Africa's R&D private sector receive EU boost 22 March 2016
    Minister Pandor launches STEMI Olympiads and Competitions Community of Practice 17 March 2016
    CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - 2016 Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs in South Africa 14 March 2016
    Call for abstracts 03 March 2016
    MSc Scholarship 2016 - Technologies for recovering value from vinasse and managing distillery residues 19 February 2016
    Nature Travel Grant Scheme now open for ESOF 2016 29 January 2016
    Southern African Large Telescope helps to unveil a record-breaking cosmic blast 21 January 2016
    The launch of the South African Marine Research and Exploration Forum (SAMREF) 19 January 2016
    Take advantage of these exciting opportunities for plant genetics postgraduate students! 19 January 2016
    National Integrated Cyberinfrastructure System call for proposals 18 December 2015
    NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MAKE REGULATIONS ON THE PROTECTION OF THE KAROO CENTRAL ASTRONOMY ADVANTAGE AREAS IN TERMS OF THE ASTRONOMY GEOGRAPHIC ADVANTAGE ACT, 2007 15 December 2015
    NOTICE FOR WORKSHOPS TO BE HELD WITHIN THE DECLARED KAROO CENTRAL ASTRONOMY ADVANTAGE AREAS TO PROVIDE SPECIAL ASSISTANCE 15 December 2015