African Science Communication Conference (ASCC)

2009 African Science Communication Conference (ASCC)

18-21 February 2009
Gallagher Convention Centre, Gauteng, South Africa

Theme: Shaping Africa's future - science communication's contribution to science, technology and innovation, and the development of democracy in Africa
Conference presentations

Programme Presentations Newsletters

Presentation Presenter/s
view presentation Events for 19 February 2009
view presentation Events for 20 February 2009
view presentation Chemistry outreach in the Eastern Cape: A science & communication initiative between Rhodes University and Bristol University, UK.
Rhodes University, South Africa
Abel, Ms Sarah; Sunassee, SN; Meyer, A; Tukulula, M & Sewry, JD
view presentation Assessing the success of the expert to student knowledge transfer model within South African tertiary institutions
South African Medical Research Council
Aphane, Ms Kedibone
view presentation Content-pattern of agricultural information published in Nigerian newspapers from 1996-2005 AD
University Of Ilorin, Nigeria
Bolarin, Dr Olufemi
view presentation The Africa Centre perspective of public engagement
Africa Centre, South Africa
Buthelezi, Mbongiseni
view presentation Science agenda: Contextualising science communications in our environment
Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies/ OXFAM GB, South Africa
Cele, Mr Thulani
view presentation Accepting evolution
University of Cape Town, South Africa
Chinsamy-Turan, Prof. Anusuya & Plagány, Éva
view presentation Communicating science
University of Cape Town, South Africa
Chinsamy-Turan, Prof. Anusuya
view presentation Technology driven innovation: Knowledge management for technopreneurial skills development in institutions of Higher learning in Harare
Harare Polytechnic, Zimbabwe
Chisita, Mr Collence & Munatsi, R
view presentation Academy's role in communicating science for development
Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
Crewe, Prof. Robin
view presentation How do students perceive about biotechnology and ethics?
NISTADS, India
Dabas, Mr Surjit Singh
view presentation Tweaking the young minds: An interactive way to teach science in primary schools
NISTADS, India
Dabas, Mr Surjit Singh
view presentation Towards Pan Africa colloboration in research, teaching, learning and development of earth systems Science
Africa Earth Observatory Network (AEON)
de Wit, Prof. Maarten
view presentation Mapping the scientific consciousness research partnership
National Institute of Design, India & University of Johannesburg, South Africa
du Plessis, Ms Hester
view presentation Teaching the paradigm that biology equals business
Midrand Graduate Institute, South Africa
Evans, Dr Sandra
view presentation Perceptions of science in visitors to Unizul Science Centre
Unizul Science Centre, South Africa
Fish, Mr Derek
view presentation Fish identification course for fisheries law enforcement officers: Communicating scientific principles and methods where none existed
South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB), South Africa
Gon, Mr Ofer; Gouws, Gavin & Mwale, Monica
view presentation The universe yours to discover
International year of astronomy 2009
Govender, Mr Kevin
view presentation The importance of science promotion and human capital development (HCD) to sustain Mintek as a research and technology intensive entity
Mintek, South Africa
Gule, Ms Tebogo
view presentation Role of science communication in promoting STI for sustainable development in Africa
Third World Network of Scientific Organisations (TWAS)
Hassan, Prof. Mohamed HA
view presentation Bright sparks development programme
South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB), South Africa
Haworth, Ms Penny
view presentation Integrating public awareness of science and the promotion of science in society into a National Research Facility Science Plan
South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB), South Africa
Haworth, Ms Penny
view presentation Accessible science of Africa unlocking the potential of African research
Jive Media, South Africa
Inglis, Mr Robert
view presentation Stories as a tool for science communicators
Jive Media, South Africa
Inglis, Mr Robert
view presentation Science and community - engage to empower: Dialogues about public engagement with science in developing countries
Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, Somkhele, Northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Joubert, Ms Marina
view presentation Science journalism teaching and challenges
Southern Science, South Africa
Joubert, Ms Marina
view presentation A voice for science from the developing world: Science communication as a catalyst for development
Southern Science, South Africa
Joubert, Ms Marina & Scott, Christina
view presentation Genes for teens: What's the book really about?
Division of Dermatology, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Khumalo, Dr Nonhlanhla P
view presentation “Get SET, Go!”: Reflections on raising science, engineering and technology (SET) awareness/learning in science centres
Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, South Africa
Kramer, Mr David
view presentation Millennium development goals and the sustainable management of rivers
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana
Kumasi, Ms Tyhra
view presentation E-portfolios in preservice teacher education as a means of enhancing science communication
Charles Darwin University, Australia
Maher, Prof. Marguerite
view presentation New trends in training science journalists in Africa
Université Laval, Québec Canada & University of Yaoundé 2, Cameroon
Mbarga, Prof. Gervais
view presentation Research to build nations
South African Medical Research Council
Mbewu, Prof. Anthony
view presentation Science in service of society
International Council for Science (ICSU)
Muhongo, Prof. Sospeter
view presentation A logic-based approach to a rumour triggered chaos in Sitapur, India
Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, India
Nautiyal, Dr Chandra Mohan
view presentation Role of scientists in science communication: a survey-based report
Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, India
Nautiyal, Dr Chandra Mohan
view presentation Evolving a skills development programme for teachers
Sci-Bono Discovery Centre South Africa
O'Hagan, Ms Thandi
view presentation “Thinking green acting green!”: Global change Green Audit Project
African Centre for Climate & Earth System Sciences & The Marine Research Institute University of Cape Town, South Africa
Pillay, Ms Pavitray
view presentation The translation of research - public engagement
South African Medical Research Council
Railoun, Ms Debra; Bok, Mrs Sarah & Ramahlape, Mrs Khalipha
view presentation Combating infectious diseases in Africa: the contribution of plant biotechnology
University of Lleida, Spain
Ramessar, Ms Koreen; Capell, Teresa & Christou, Paul
view presentation The politics of plant biotechnology: Some personal thoughts and reflections
University of Lleida, Spain
Ramessar, Ms Koreen 2nd presentation
view presentation Using competitions and debates to develop science communication skills
South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement, South Africa
Roos, Ms Ina & Claasen-Veldsman, Retha
view presentation Nanotechnology: A technology of the future
Central Drug Research Institute, India
Srivastava, Dr Pradeep K
view presentation Science and technology for improved livelihood
Agency for Science and Technology Advancement in Uganda, Uganda
Ssempa, Mr Nurudean N
view presentation Communication in crisis the South African Sirex Control Programme: A case study in communication and collaboration
Institute for Commercial Forestry Research, South Africa
Upfold, Ms Sally; Dyer, Colin & Croft, Philip
view presentation Using knowledge transfer models to bridge obstacles in research translation
South African Medical Research Council
van Zyl, Ms Hendra; van Wyk, Elmarie; Snyders, Janus; Aphane, Kedibone & Niehaus, Jansie