• 30 July (Friday)
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  • 07 AUG (Saturday)

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10:00 Webinar ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) AND 4IR IN AGRICULTURE : TACKLING FOOD INSECURITY How technologies are changing the future of work - understanding 4IR and the use of Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture to tackle food insecurity. Qinisani Qwabe (Rural Development)
Host : Nelson Mandela University (NMU)
Artificial intelligence & 4ir in agriculture: tackling food insecurity

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10:20 Documentary Physics in my village : a Biogas documentary
Host : Univen & HSRC
Biogas Documentary - Univen
11:00 Webinar Essential facts about Covid-19: The disease, the responses and an uncertain future - For South African Learners (Grade10-Grade12) and Teachers
Host : Academy of Science of SA
Essential facts about Covid-19
11:30 Webinar Dismantling COVID-19 5g myths
Host : University of Fort Hare / FOSST.
Dismantling COVID-19 5g myths
Meeting ID: 956 8762 9444 Passcode: kPc5U9
12:00 Webinar National Systems of Innovation Stakeholders’ Role in White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation. Prof Leickness Simbayi (HSRC), Dr Bernard Nthambeleni (UNIVEN), Prof Thenjiwe Meyiwa (UNISA), Mr Patrick Krappie (TIA), Dr Mmboneni Muofhe (DSI)
Host : HSRC, UNIVEN, TIA

National Systems of Innovation Stakeholders’ Role in White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation
12:00 Webinar Covid-19 virus variants and their impact on vaccines. Dr. Hazel Mufhandu
Host : North West University - Mafikeng

Covid-19 virus variants and their impact on vaccines
13:00 Discussion In Conversation with Prof Refilwe Phaswana-Mafuya: Learning curves from my non-linear epidemiology career journey
Host : Academy of Science of SA
In Conversation with Prof Refilwe Phaswana- Mafuya
14:00 Webinar How blue skies research created billions of Rands worth of impact in South Africa. ‐ emphasis on the role that Space Weather Research has played in addressing a global challenge that has domestic (South African) impact
Host : South African National Space Agency (SANSA)
How blue skies research created billions of Rands worth of impact in South Africa - SANSA
15:00 Webinar Sharing knowledge about COVID-19 vaccinations. The lecture will be for 20 in and the 40 min of roundtable discussions. Dr Boitumelo Semete Makokotlela the CEO of SAPHRA
Host : Tshwane University of Technology
TUT-SAHPRA Lecture on Covid-19 Vaccine
17:00 Webinar Crop breeding and conservation for the South Africa of today and the future – The role of ARC
Host : Agriculture Research Council (ARC)
Crop breeding - ARC
Recorded exhibitions AET Africa
Host : HSRC
AET Africa
Dr Petro Erasmus - Math Whartels
Host : HSRC
Math Whartels
Astronomy - Combining multiple topics of physics to learn more about stars
Host : NWU Potch
Learn more about stars
Animations on Covid-19
Host : UCT
Covid-19 Animations (Xhosa)
Covid-19 Animations (English)
IKS exhibition
Host : NWU Mahikeng
IKS NWU
Heart Origami.
Host : Scie-Enza (University of Pretoria)
Heart Origami
Toys from Trash.
Host : Scie-Enza (University of Pretoria)
Toys from Trash
The NSTC documentary will showcase innovations improving the livelihood of people.
Host : National Science And Technology Council (Zambia)
Science improving livelihood in Zambia
19:00 Live activity Star gazing at Mahikeng Observatory: Prof. Thebe Medupe
Host : North West University Mafikeng
Star gazing - Mafikeng

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10:00 Discussion Funding opportunities for young aspiring scientists in the Astronomy field. Dr Sinenhlanhla Sikhosana
Host : SARAO
Funding opportunities for young aspiring scientists in the Astronomy field.
11:00 Discussion In Conversation with Prof Refilwe Phaswana-Mafuya: Learning curves from my non-linear epidemiology career journey
Host : Academy of Science of SA
In Conversation with Prof Refilwe Phaswana- Mafuya
11:00 Documentary E-Promotion of Science: Promoting Science and Technology during the COVID-19 Pandemic by Mr. Ramsurrun. Mr. Ian Li and Mr. Luximon.
Host : Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre, Mauritius
Science and Technology promotion in Mauritius
12:00 Webinar From the discovery of the Higgs boson to modelling COVID-19: The role of AI. Professor Bruce Mellado.
Host : Wits University
From the discovery of the Higgs boson to modelling COVID-19: The role of AI
12:00 Webinar Bolepi dinaledi and Covid-19 pandemic: Dr. Motheo Koitsiwe.
Host : NWU MAHIKENG
Dinaledi
12:00 Webinar A perspective on how scholars perceive attitudes to science in policymaking in South Africa. Dr P Sekhejane (HSRC), Prof Mamphweli (Stellenbosch), Prof K Motaung (DUT), Prof J Botai SAWS), Prof S Mpandeli (WRC) & Dr M Gastrow (HSRC)
Host : University of Venda (UNIVEN)
A perspective on how scholars perceive attitudes to science in policymaking in South Africa
13:00 Live activity Live satellite overpass
Host : South African National Space Agency (SANSA)
Live satellite overpass
Meeting ID: 760 3468 3317 Passcode: j9ykk5
14:00 Webinar Crop Breeding – South Africa’s sustainability in the face of climate change and response to global competition.
Host : Agricultural Research Council (ARC)
South Africa’s sustainability in the face of climate change and response to global competition Link
14:00 Live exhibition Robotics : Year of Science : Fruit and Vegetables
Host : UNISA (I-SET)
Fruits and vegetables - UNISA
15:00 Webinar Tshwane university of Technology representatives will give insight on the effect of COVID 19 to the mental health if the institution specifically on students. The lecture will be for 20 min and the 40 min of roundtable discussions.
Effect of Covid-19 to the metal health
17:30 Webinar The Why and How of Aerospace Propulsion Research at UKZN. Prof Michael Brook
Host :University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)
The Why and How of Aerospace Propulsion Research at UKZN
Recorded Exhibitions COVID-19 VACCINE: Dealing with the myths about vaccine
Host :University of Cape Town & Eh!woza
Myths about vaccines
Aeropnics; Robotics ; ReVEL Physics; ReVEL Chemistry ; ReVEL Arduino Robotics
Host :University of Fort Hare / FOSST
UFH / FOSST Exhibition
IKS, Basic sciences, chemistry, life sciences, Technology
Host :University of Limpopo
IKS, Basic sciences, chemistry, life sciences, Technology
3D printing
Host :University of Johannesburg
UJ 3D printing
All about viruses, Covid-19 and vaccines.
Host : DIPLOMICS
Everything about vaccines
KwaZulu Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP).
Host : KRISP
KRISP Videos
Lecture Computer Science – AI & programming. Robotics, Community Engagement & Security. Dr Jappie Greef
Host : NWU - Vaal
Computer Science – AI & Programming (NWU-Vaal)

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09:00 Webinar The impact of Covid 19 on the farming communities, the contribution that Agri-SA and ARC has done in the farming communities, New technology or scientific way of farming, Crop health. C van der Rheede, Dr Lampbrecht, Dr E Cruywagen, Dr J Mulabisana, Dr R Pierneef
Host : Ditsong Museums of South Africa
The impact of Covid 19 on the farming communities
10:00 Poetry Webinar Poetry in Science Communication
Host : SAASTA
Science Poetry
11:00 Webinar How do we know if and when science makes a difference? Discussion with South African Journal of Science (SAJS) authors.
Host : Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
How do we know if and when science makes a difference?
11:00 Documentary Aerodynamics Manufacturing & Design & Weight management Electric Components of the solar car. Telemetry, electronics & Race strategy. Technology behind the NWU Solar Car- Naledi 2.0.
Host : North-west University Potchefstroom
Technology behind the NWU Solar Car-Naledi 2.0
12:00 Webinar Vegetables and Medicinal Plants The role of vegetables and medicinal plants in enhancing food, nutrition and human health security in South Africa.
Host : Agricultural Research Council (ARC)
Vegetables and Medicinal Plants
12:00 Webinar The importance of uncertainty in many scientific predictions; and the relevance of this to environmental controversies. Due to the outbreak of covid-19, the mental health of the people all around the world is severely disrupted
Host : HSRC
A perspective on how scholars perceive attitudes to science in policymaking in South Africa
12:00 Webinar The impact of covid-19 on food security in South Africa Prof. Olubukola Babalola
Host : North-west University - Mafikeng
The impact of covid-19 on food security in South Africa
12:00 Talk Various roles and opportunities at SARAO. The ability to change career paths and the need to be adaptable (a personal journey). Ms Tankiso Moso
Host : SARAO
The ability to change career paths and the need to be adaptable (a personal journey)
12:00 Documentary Science, Technology and Innovation in a rural context: Highlights from the University of Limpopo.
Host : University of Limpopo
STI at UL
13:00 Webinar UNIZULU Covid-19 research: The importance of uncertainty in many scientific predictions, and relevance of this to environmental controversy. Presenting scientific facts base on the scientific research on COVID-19 and human behaviour towards the pandemic outbreak.
Host : University of Zululand (UNIZULU)
UNIZULU Covid-19 research
13:00 Live exhibition Space science and Technology
Host : University of Zululand (UNIZULU)
Space science
17:00 Webinar Oceans and People: Effects of anthropogenic activities on marine biodiversity. Nozipiwo Hambaze.
Host : SAEON Elwandle
Oceans and People
Meeting ID: 988 1205 8794
Passcode: 921062
17:30 Webinar MYSTERIOUS MARION ISLAND: Developing and Testing Radio Astronomical Equipment in the Cold. Ms Tankiso Moso
Host :University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN)
MYSTERIOUS MARION ISLAND
Meet the Scientist: Episode 1 – Marine Science: The Ins and Outs ft Dr R. Bhagooli
Host :Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre, Mauritius
Marine Science by Dr. R. Bhagooli

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Documentary Understanding the Fourth Industrial Revolution & Artificial Intelligence – how it is changing the future of work. Bolele Polisa (UJ radio) hosts Prof Tshilidzi Marwala
Host : University of Johannesburg
Understanding the Fourth Industrial Revolution & Artificial Intelligence – how it is changing the future of work
09:00 Webinar Scientific Teamwork and Collaboration on the Frontlines KwaZulu Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP)
Host : KRISP
ZOOM: Scientific Teamwork and Collaboration on the Frontlines
Meeting ID: 961 9494 9843 Passcode: 429097
10:00 Lecture Technology Transfer and Commercialisation coming from the MeerKAT and SKA. Knowledge economy - the ability to capitalize on scientific discoveries and basic & applied research. Miss Aphiwe Hotele.
Host : SARAO
Knowledge economy - the ability to capitalize on scientific discoveries and basic & applied research
10:00 Webinar The links between waste management and air quality
Host : North-west University Potchefstroom
Waste management and air quality
11:00 Webinar A perspective of how scholars perceive attitudes to science in policy making in South Africa
Host : SACNASP
A perspective of how scholars perceive attitudes to science in policy making in South Africa
11:00 Lecture Dinosaurs of Africa. The fossils have been discovered across the continent – from the Sahara Desert to the Karoo. Dinosaurs of Africa outlines the different dinosaur’s species, including fish-eating, sociable, and predatory dinosaurs, as well as those that were cannibals. Prof. Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan is a palaeontologist based at the University of Cape Town.
Host : Academy of Science of SA
Dinosaurs of Africa
11:00 Documentary Vaccines: Everyday fears and answers: The film uncovers, normalises and responds to Khayelitsha-based residents’ concerns around COVID-19 vaccination
Host : University of Cape Town (UCT)
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12:00 Webinar The role of 4IR during Covid-19 pandemic. Technology has played an important role in responding to coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Francis Lugayizi.
Host : North-west University Mafikeng
The role of 4IR during Covid-19 pandemic
12:00 Webinar Celebrating Women in Technology & Innovation through local and global ecosystem partnerships.
Host: Senisha Moonsamy,- Tsholofelo Mokotedi (EW Seta), Petro De Wet (UNIDO), Lucy Moteka (TIA), Dr Jo-Ann (UCT), Mukundi Lambani (Ambani Africa), Sandiswa Qayi (AET Africa Innovation).
Host : HSRC, UNIVEN, TIA
Celebrating Women in Technology & Innovation through local and global ecosystem partnerships
13:00 Webinar Food security and nutrition: contributing to sustainable development goals
Host : SAASTA / CoE in Food Security
Food security
13:00 Talk Spinning in Sport and Space – how the Olympics helps us to understand space! Dr Derek Fish
Host : University of Zululand
Spinning in Sport and Space
14:00 Webinar Beneath the Surface of Omics in South Africa Distributed Platform in Omics (DIPLOMICS)
Host : DIPLOMICS
Beneath the Surface of Omics in South Africa
15:00 Documentary SANPARKS_kgodumodumo documentary
SANParks
SANPARKS_kgodumodumo
17:00 Webinar Fisheries and its relation to sustainable use of ocean resources: The fishing issue and its relation to sustainable use of ocean resources: Ocean ecosystems exist parallel to human society.
SAEON Egangasini
Fisheries and its relation to sustainable use of ocean resources
Meeting ID: 974 8786 4215
Passcode: 107056
17:30 Webinar LIFTING BACK THE WATERS: Adventures in Southern African Marine Geology. Professor Andrew Green
Host :University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN)
Lifting back the waters
Recorded Exhibitions
Pressure Science Show
Host : Sci-Bono Science Centre
Science show
Maths Thinker – Measurement – Grade 6 - 12:00 - Experiment – Test tube rocket -
Host : Cape Town Science Centre
Maths Thinker
Maths Thinker – Measurement – Grade 7 Exhibit – Nice Dice -
Host : Cape Town Science Centre
Maths Thinker grade 7
Robotics
Host :SANSA
Robotic
Space Science Virtual Tour
Host : SANSA
Space Science virtual tour

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09:00 Documentary Air Quality
Host : North West University Potch
Air Quality – NWU Potch
09:00 Live engagement Indigenous Knowledge System (IKS) Prof Tshisikhawe, Adv Dr Matshidze.
Host : University of Venda (UNIVEN)
UNIVEN IKS
10:00 Renewable Energy Recorded Exhibition Dr TS Mulaudzi, Dr EN Maluta
Host : University of Benda (UNIVEN)
Renewable Energy Exhibition and the Recorded Exhibition
10:35 The Secret of Success: Star Schools in the Vhembe District: Dr S Kaheru
Host : University of Venda (UNIVEN
The Secret of Success: Star Schools in the Vhembe District
10:30 Webinar The undergraduate student will have a 30 min quizzes based on the current world COVID 19 status quo while basing their facts on science. Prizes will be provided for three winners in the quiz gaming.
Host : Tshwane University of Technology
Join TUT webinar
11:00 Webinar Mechanisms, funding and state capability for poverty and inequality reduction (post-Covid) in South Africa
Host : Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
Mechanisms, funding and state capability for poverty and inequality reduction (post-Covid) in South Africa
12:00 Webinar Multiple losses & complication in grief as mental health concern during covid-19 pandemic: Prof. Alida Herbst; Dr. Nelia Drenth; Ms Annette De La Porte; Prof Thobeka Nkomo.
Host : North-west University (NWU) Mafikeng
Multiple losses & complication in grief as mental health concern during covid-19 pandemic
12:00 Documentary Profiling women in Science.
Host : Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
Profiling women in Science
13:00 Webinar Advances in Crop Protection The role of plant bioactive compounds and biological control.
Host : Agricultural Research Council
Advances in Crop Protection
13:00 Webinar CSIR hosts webinar on smart farming, food security and safety. Dr Nomusa Dlamini, Dr Blessed Okole and Dr Laven Naidoo
Host : CSIRl
Smart farming, food security and safety
13:00 Documentary The importance of uncertainty in many scientific predictions, and relevance of this to environmental controversy. Presenting scientific facts base on the scientific research on COVID-19 and looked at human behaviour towards the pandemic outbreak.
Host : UNIZULU
Scientific facts on Covid-19 - UNIZULU Meeting ID: 876 5665 2523
Passcode: 299087
14:00 Conversation Technologies are changing the future of work – forecasting the trends of 4IR & AI post COVID-19; Celebrating black women excellence
Host : DSI
TBC
Watch the Recorded exhibitions Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) and Heritage
Host : UNIVEN
UNIVEN IKS
SMU Lectures on Science Week
Host : SMU
Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University – NSW 2021

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09:00 Webinar Misava Yile ku Cinceni – My World is Changing
Host : South African Environment Observation Network (SAEON)
Misava Yile ku Cinceni – My World is Changing
Meeting ID: 917 3327 4712 Passcode: 277265
11:00 Virtual Science Show Virtual Science Show
Cape Town Science Centre
Cape Town Science Centre virtual show
12:00 Documentary Isinuka healing water
Host : Walter Sisulu University
Isinuka healing water
13:00 Documentary UNISA Science Campus .We have always been ready for 4IR
Host : UNISA
Watch the documentary