International research teams are combining their expertise to investigate the Antarctica in a bid assess the impact of climate change. The researchers boarded a Russian research vessel Akademik Treshnikov at the Waterfront in Cape Town today, for this unprecedented expedition.
An innovative, life-saving, early warning system for asthma sufferers developed by a young South African doctoral student earned him first place at an international competition.
The Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor is awaiting a report from Prof JCW van Rooyen SC, who was tasked to conduct hearings on the Karoo Central Astronomy Advantage Area(KCAAA). The regulations aim to protect the declared KCAAA in the Northern Cape from any harmful radio frequency and electromagnetic interferences.
Members of the media are invited to join the Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, for a tour aboard the Russian research vessel, Akademik Treshnikov, before it sails off to the Antarctica.
From electric cars to therapeutic molecules, hydrogen fuel cell technology and cosmeceuticals, this and much more was on display during the 2016 Science Forum South Africa exhibition.
Science diplomacy is the use of scientific collaborations among nations to address common problems and build constructive international partnerships.
Several international and local organisations, as well as individuals were honoured during the second instalment of the Science Forum South Africa (SFSA)Science Diplomacy Awards. The SFSA Science Diplomacy Awards, recognises excellence and achievements in international scientific cooperation.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, has applauded a team of six students from the Universities of the Western Cape and Stellenbosch who will be representing South Africa at the International Student Cluster Competition to be hosted at the 2017 International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Germany.
Engaging scienceshows and hands-on experimentsfascinated both young and old in Pretoria's Church Square on 8 and 9 December. Hundreds of people from as far afield as Soshanguve came in numbers to experience the science street fair.