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Media Grant Call 2018 Announcement

The SFSA Secretariat wants to thank all applicants for the interest shown in the Media Grant Call. Also, we want to thank the independent selection panel for their hard work and quick turn around time. SELECTED 15 FOR GRANTS Algeria: Hichem Boumedjout, El-Massa Newspaper / SciDevNet: Cameroon: Mohamadou Houmfa: Voice of America: DRC: Gabrielle Nina [...]

Cape Citizen Science

Organisation: Cape Citizen Science Name of Exhibition: Cape Citizen Science Exhibition Summary: Cape Citizen Science is a program that engages nonscientists in research and provides opportunities for South Africans to advance scientific discovery. The program has pioneered many methods of engagement with an interdisciplinary balance between education and research that has ignited many conversations about [...]

National Research Foundation

Organisation: National Research Foundation Name of Exhibition: Advancing research excellence for societal benefit Exhibition Summary: The National Research Foundation (NRF) is an independent statutory body set up in accordance with the National Research Foundation Act. Its mandate is to promote and support research through funding, human resource development and the provision of the necessary research [...]

Academy of Science of South Africa

Organisation: Academy of Science of South Africa Name of Exhibition: Science for Society Exhibition Summary: Igniting conversations about how research can address challenging national issues, shape national discourse and offer possible solutions while shining a spotlight on the source of problems. Contact: Tsepo Majake Tel/Mobile: 012-349 6645 / 083-732 5659 Email: tsepo@assaf.org.za

Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study

Organisation: Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study Name of Exhibition: JIAS Exhibition Summary: Showcasing the University of Johannesburg and its research, innovation and academic expertise, achievements and exciting international partnerships. The Global Excellence and Stature strategic initiative focuses on our contribution to the region, country, continent and global community and advancing the 4th industrial revolution. Among [...]

Stellenbosch University

Organisation: Stellenbosch University Name of Exhibition: Stellenbosch University Exhibition Summary: The exhibition will focus on research activities of Stellenbosch University. It will feature the MACE award winning annual report, which provides a snapshot of research at SU, with the focus to highlight activities where SU can contribute to the National Development Plan of Government, where [...]

South African National Space Agency

Organisation: South African National Space Agency Name of Exhibition: SANSA Exhibition Summary: South Africa’s strives to be a leader in space on the continent with solutions to local challenges whilst developing the necessary human capital and innovative technologies. In partnership with local and international academia, industry and stakeholders, SANSA is able to provide substantive collaborations [...]

South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions

Organisation: South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions Name of Exhibition: SACNASP Exhibition Summary: The South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP) is a registration and regulation authority for natural science professions in South Africa as sanctioned by Natural Scientific Professions Act (Act no. 27 of 2003). The core business of the Council is [...]

Human Sciences Research Council

Organisation: Human Sciences Research Council Name of Exhibition: Human Sciences Research Council Exhibition Summary: The human sciences are often overlooked when it comes to scientific engagement. The HSRC's exhibition will focus on creating an accessible way to engage with delegates on the relevance of human sciences and what it entails. We will showcase the work [...]


Organisation: GreenMatter Name of Exhibition: GreenMatter Partnership Exhibition Summary: GreenMatter is an initiative that drives transformation in graduate level skills for Biodiversity. Co-founding partners SANBI (the South African National Biodiversity Institute) and the Lewis Foundation led the development of a Biodiversity Human Capital Development Strategy (BHCDS) in 2009-2010. The strategy is aimed at producing specialist, [...]