Hundreds of learners in Sutherland, Northern Cape, will now have access to practical science lessons following the handover of mobile of laboratories to two schools in the area yesterday.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, is to be honoured for her role in science diplomacy in Boston, United States on Friday, 17 February 2017.
The construction of mega science and technology projects on South African soil has ensured the growth of high-end local technology industries. The construction of MeerKAT, the precursor to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) has sprouted new industries that is driving job creation.
South Africa’s MoU with Belgium will cover areas of mutual interest such as marine and Antarctic Science. South Africa conducts extensive research in the Antarctic region where it has a base SANAE IV.
South Africa and Belgium have signed a five-year cooperation agreement that will see the two countries implement joint research and innovation initiatives.
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Kindly note that a call for nominations for the UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularisation of Science is now open. The prize is an international distinction recognising an individual’s work to interpret science, research and technology to the general public. For more information on how to apply.
Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor has been chosen by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to receive the 2016 Award for Science Diplomacy.