SAASTA and SAIAB were represented at the NUCLEUS Conference in Hannover, Germany in October. Dr Jabu Nukeri, Shadrack Mkansi and Penny Haworth took part in the conversations and workshop activities around ways to make Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) a factor in all universities and research institutions.
Africa's share of the global megascience project, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope, means that the continent is set to become a sought-after science destination. Over the next few decades, many of the world's top scientists and research students will visit South Africa to carry out cutting-edge science.
Launched on Saturday, 5 August, this year’s National Science Week was an event that saw science experiments, shows and workshops running across the country. From the young to the old, there was something for everyone.