The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has declared September African Origins Month. This is one in a series of months dedicated to specific science platforms.
African Origins Month will focus on South Africa’s remarkable palaeontological and
The objectives of the campaign are to:
- Highlight current and past research done in this area;
- Increase public engagement about African Origins through media and displays;
- Encourage visits to centres that illustrate African origins, e.g. fossil parks or World
Heritage Sites, Museums and Institutions; and
- Create interest among learners.