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. SAASTA is business Unit of the National Research Foundation.
|National Science Week|
National Science Week, an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) is a countrywide celebration of science involving various stakeholders and/or role players conducting science-based activities. National Science Week is run in all nine provinces simultaneously at multiple sites per province.
The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA), a business unit of the National Research Foundation (NRF), will continue to play the role of National Project Manager for the National Science Week 2012 (NSW 2012).
The focus week will run from Monday 30 July to Saturday 4 August 2012. In addition to contributing to science, engineering and technology among various sections of the population, the National Science Week is intended to expose the public, educators and learners to science-based careers, particularly disadvantaged sections of the population.
National Launch: 28 July 2012 in Gauteng
National Science Week promotes the greater awareness and appreciation of the contribution that science and technology makes to the nation. Find out about activities in each province by clicking on the map below.
Click here for a list of events happening in multiple provinces
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