Science In The News

Science In the News

It was with great sadness that we heard of the passing of Professor Bongani Mayosi, Dean of the Faculty of Health at the University of Cape Town. Just last year (2017), the National Research Foundation (NRF) recognized the team Professor Mayosi led for its…

31 July 2018

 

The recently published Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans 2018 line-up offers an interesting revelation, in that at least 40% of those identified are in scientific research, both natural and social, or related fields.

27 July 2018

In South Africa we are represented by entities such as University South Africa and the NRF as presidents in assisting with research funds. Chief Executive Officer of University SA Professor Ahmed Bawa and vice-chancellor and principal of the University of Pretoria, Cheryl Merle de la Rey, elaborates…

19 July 2018

A lunar eclipse will result in a blood moon hanging over the South African skyline on Friday 27 July. They say a rare spectacle only to be seen again in 2025. Dr Daniel Cunnama of South African Astronomical Observatory elaborates more.

27 July 2018

Carnarvon – A scientific mega-project to unlock cosmic conundrums from dark energy to detecting extraterrestrial life was given a boost on Friday, when the 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope was inaugurated in the remote town of Carnarvon…..

13 July 2018

The minister of Science and Technology Mmamoloko Kubayi has launched national Science week. The minister delivered the key note address at the event at the University of Mpumalanga in Nelspruit. Mmamoloko Kubayi ……

27 July 2018

…Veterinary Science. The new South African Research Chair Initiative (SARChI) research chair, awarded by the National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) in December 2017, and recently endorsed, is…

31 May 2018

Department of Science and Technology Budget Guide for the 2018/19 Financial Year Some key priorities in 2018/19 Producing new knowledge R1, 1 billion has been allocated to the Technology Innovation Programme for this financial year. The Programme`s innovation-enablin…

28 May 2018

Department of Science and Technology Budget Guide for the 2018/19 Financial Year Some key priorities in 2018/19 Producing new knowledge R1, 1 billion has been allocated to the Technology Innovation Programme for this financial year. The Programme`s innovation-enablin…

28 May 2018

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