Researchers, business and government will share the latest research and solutions to the global change challenges at the 3rd Global Change Conference, taking place in Durban from 5 to 8 December.
South Africa and Russia are looking at new opportunities to strengthen their relations as the two countries celebrate 10 years of collaboration. Nuclear research specialists from South Africa and Russia are meeting in Pretoria.
From moment of conception, our genetic blueprint starts to adapt to the world we find ourselves in; this increases our fit with our environment and our chances for survival. An excerpt from what promises to be an interesting, ‘Science Talk’, titled ‘We Begin Before We Are Born’.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, will address the opening session of the 4th Indigenous Knowledge Systems Interface Conference, scheduled to take place in Thohoyandou, Limpopo on Saturday, 3 December.
DST Director Nelvis Qekema during the handover ceremony.
While schools in the country are winding up the 2016 academic year and looking forward to a much deserved break, teaching staff at the Tshwane Secondary School in Pretoria are excitedly looking forward to the 2017 academic year.
South Africa’s first locally manufactured computer for the Blind is now commercially available. The device, known as the SAnote, computer for the Blind, was originally conceptualised in 2003 by the CSIR in partnership with a representative group of Disabled Persons’ Organisations (DPOs) and the Office on the Status of Disabled Persons (OSDP) in the Presidency, as part of the National Accessibility Programme (NAP).
The Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) of South Africa has been recognised in the annual HPCwire Readers and Editors Choice Awards, presented at the 2016 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC16), in Salt Lake City, Utah. The CHPC was recognised with the following honours: