SAASTA and MDDA join forces to promote science journalism

The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) and the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement have signed a memorandum of understanding  (MOU) to promote Science journalism.

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Physics can be phun!

Learning about physics the fun way at SAASTA’s interactive science facility at the Johannesburg Observatory.

Become a volunteer

SAASTA invites unemployed science, engineering and technology graduates to volunteer their services at different host institutions.

The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) aims to advance public awareness, appreciation and engagement of science, engineering and technology in South Africa.


Famelab SA Finals

4 May 2016

Ten finalists will compete at the national finals for the coveted title, ‘South Africa’s Pop Idol of Science’, at the Going Global Conference in Cape Town on 4 May 2016.

2016 National Science Week Announcement

Please note that National Science Week has been postponed to 8 – 13 August due to the local government elections in the first week of August. The launch will take place on Saturday,6 August.


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