October 2015
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Global science engagement project
National Science Week activities
Science breaks barriers
Hydrogen fuel cell technology
Science that no classroom can teach
SAASTA empowers community
New CEO takes over reins at NRF
Hydrogen awareness website
Work shadowing at SAIAB
Field school for students
Meet Dr Zikhona Tetana
Improving technology education
Weather stations in schools
Street science
Space science appreciation
International Year of Light
Monitoring river health
Sasol Techno X prizes
In the news
Upcoming events
It's a fact!

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  Great cash prizes are up for grabs in the SA Science Lens competition. Miranda Waldron won first prize in a previous Science Lens competition with this image of a small fly caught in the sticky covering on a sundew leaf
5-9 October 2015
Job Shadowing Programme at ArcelorMittal Science Centre, Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng Province. Contact Thandamanzi Mtsweni, email thandi@saasta.ac.za

8 October 2015
Proxima Centauri centenary celebrations at the Johannesburg Observatory, Gauteng Province. Contact Gao Tiro, email gaongalelwe@saasta.ac.za

10 October 2015 - 15:00
Dr Angela Dudley on "Digitally controlling light" as part of UNESCO's International Year of Light celebrations, Wits Planetarium, Gauteng Province. The talk will be accompanied by a Sky Tonight insert using the Zeiss star projector. Duration: +/- 60 mins.

21-22 October 2015
Advanced Biotechnology Genetic Engineering Workshop for Science Centres in Johannesburg, Gauteng Province. Contact Thandamanzi Mtsweni, email thandi@saasta.ac.za

23 October 2015 - 20:00
Dr Melanie McLaren on "Our quirky quantum world" as part of UNESCO's International Year of Light celebrations, Wits Planetarium, Gauteng Province. The talk will be accompanied by a Sky Tonight insert using the Zeiss star projector. Duration: +/- 60 mins.

14 November 2015 - 15:00
Prof. Andrew Forbes on "The power of light in the palm of your hand" as part of UNESCO's International Year of Light celebrations, Wits Planetarium, Gauteng Province. The talk will be accompanied by a Sky Tonight insert using the Zeiss star projector. Duration: +/- 60 mins.

16 - 19 November 2015
SAASTEC Conference at North-West University Mafikeng Science Centre, North-West Province.

11 December 2015
The 2015 SA Science Lens competition closing date. Enter your science images and stand a chance to win great prizes.

17-20 May 2016
Southern African Research & Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) Annual Conference at Coastlands Hotel, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal.

Visit the SAASTA website for the latest updates on the science advancement calendar.