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Science Journalism: Maximising Outreach, Impact, and Understanding

By | 2017-12-07T09:28:07+00:00 October 6th, 2017|

Moderator: Ms Caroline Southey, The Conversation Panelist: The Minister of Communications, Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, Minister of Communications Panelist: Ms Marina Joubert, Stellenbosch University Panelist: Mr Khathu Mamaila, Independent Newspapers Panelist: Ms Mandi Smallhorne, African Federation of Science Journalists Panelist: Ms Sarah Wild, Science Journalist […]

Disadvantaged SA universities see promise in research fairness scheme

By | 2017-10-10T05:42:14+00:00 September 30th, 2017|

The University of Fort Hare and Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) could be among the first South African research institutions to evaluate the fairness of their research practices using a recently-launched benchmarking scheme. The two ‘historically disadvantaged’ institutions joined four others—including heavyweights like the University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University—at a workshop in [...]

Transformative Innovation Policy and the 4th Industrial Revolution

By | 2017-12-06T10:50:57+00:00 September 6th, 2017|

Moderator: Prof Erika Kraemer-Mbula, University of Johannesburg Panelist: Dr Chux Daniels, Science Policy Research Unit: University of Sussex Panelist:Dr Fisseha Mekuria, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Panelist:Dr Hester Du Plessis, Human Sciences Research Council Panelist: Prof Nelson Torto, African Academy of Sciences (AAS) […]