30th International Partnerships for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the Economy (IPHE)

South Africa’s Hydrogen South Africa (HySA) flagship initiative is set to transition to a manufacturing capability, as the country looks to grow the local hydrogen fuel cell (HFC) market and become a significant player in a global HFC sector, which is projected to generate trillions of dollars in revenue.

Gamification as a tool to drive science education

Gamification has become a popular method of learning and productive behavior, driven by both intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. For many years, psychology researchers such as Edward Deci and Richard M Ryan have highlighted that self-determination is an essential trait for personal development and also a great stimulus of creativity.

Attention Debates and Science Educators, the SAASTA National Schools Debates competition is open for entries

We invite all schools with a keen interest in debating – but in this instance from a scientific stance – to enter the 2019 SAASTA National Schools Debates Competition. The primary objective of the competition is to develop research, critical thinking and information literacy skills through researching and debating scientific topics. It also aims to advance public awareness, appreciation and engagement of science, technology and engineering in South Africa.

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.

DIARISE THESE DATES

6th annual Rural Education Festival

20 – 27 July 2019

Theme: Raised rural prosperity and sustainable production systems.

Sub-Theme: Protecting and preserving indigenous knowledge.

Science for Resilience

06  – 08 August 2019

A three day festival of physics, chemistry, mathematics, educational theatre, study opportunities and career guidance

ScopeX 

14 September 2019

ScopeX is a Telescope and Astronomy Expo hosted annually since 2002 by amateur astronomers and members of the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa.
The event is held at the Military History Museum in Saxonwold, Johannesburg.
The website www.scopex.co.za gives detail on past events

TESS Mpumalanga Science Festival EXPO – Nkangala District 

24 -28 February 2020

A series of Science and Technology activities (exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations etc.) from different SET institutions.

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