Science In The News

Science In the News

Sponsored by China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), the 1st World Science and Technology Development Forum and World Conference on Science Literacy were held from October 16-17. Famous Scientists from all over the world gathered in Beijing and discussed the importance of global science and technology communication and governance.

12 November 2019

The University of Limpopo Science Centre, in collaboration with the National Research Foundation (NRF) and South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA), recently held a women and girls in science seminar.

08 October 2018

King distorted his report – Kgalema Ex-deputy president lashes out at king, and Ingonyama Trust FORMER president Kgalema Motlanthe yesterday hit back at Zulu King Zwelithini`s Ingonyama Trust,…

06 October 2018

Parliament’s science and technology portfolio committee has congratulated Dr Bernie Fanaroff on being awarded the 2018 lifetime achievement award by the National Research Foundation.
This accolade is awarded to individuals considered to have made extraordinary contributions…

01 October 2018

The science and technology portfolio committee has congratulated Dr Bernie Fanaroff on being named the 2018 lifetime achievement award by the National Research Foundation (NRF). This accolade is awarded to individuals considered to have made extra…

01 October 2018

The man who led South Africa’s bid to host the world’s largest telescope received a lifetime achievement award on Wednesday at the 2018 National Research Foundation Awards in Port Elizabeth. Bernie Fanaroff, the former director of the Square…

26 September 2018

Cape Town – A report on a probe into a breakdown of relations between CPUT management and students, and allegations of maladministration at the institution, remains shrouded in mystery.

20 September 2018

The documentary on Umhlobo Wenene is focusing on the role of the National Research foundation. They are saying that while the National Research foundation offers bursaries to students, it has made its contribution in the South African academics

19 September 2018

Africa has the least nuclear power of any continent in the world, with the exception of Australia where nuclear power is banned. All the largest economies in the world have nuclear power as part of their energy mix.

17 September 2018

Founding Director of the Centre for Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Witwatersrand as well the Chairperson of the South African National Research Foundation, Prof Nongxa has served in a number of leadership positions at Wits including as Vice Chancellor..

15 September 2018

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Dr Nomusa Dlamini

Nomusa Dlamini is a Principal Research Scientist, specialising in food sciences and technology. She is currently the Acting Manager for the Food Safety Programme at CSIR. She has a PhD in Food Science and Technology, and also holds an MSc in Food Sciences. Dr Dlamini has over 20 years’ combined experience in research and academia. She has worked on collaborative projects with local and international partners, authored and co-authored several peer-reviewed publications and presented at conferences and meetings.