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|Crystallography kits for schools|
|PUB celebrates 10 years of biotech|
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|School debate finals|
|Science communication workshops|
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|Meet Nithaya Chetty|
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Deputy Minister of Science and Technology visits SAASTA
The Deputy Minister of Science and Technology, Mrs Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi, accompanied by her support team, visited SAASTA where she was officially welcomed by the Managing Director, Dr Jabu Nukeri.
Before taking a tour of the SAASTA facility, the Deputy Minister held discussions with the management team. During the discussions, Dr Nukeri presented the Deputy Minister with an overview of the various SAASTA programmes such as the Public Understanding of Biotechnology (PUB) programme, Nanotechnology Public Engagement Programme (NPEP), and the Hydrogen South Africa Public Awareness and Demonstration Platform (HySA PADP).
Dr Nukeri also spoke of the SAASTA obligation to promote science skills that will help the country compete internationally, grow economically and improve the lives of its citizens.
The Deputy Minister and her team thoroughly enjoyed interacting with the science exhibits that were displayed by the science awareness platform unit of SAASTA.