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Applications now open for AAS and partners' researcher mobility funds

On 14 March, the African Academy of Sciences announced two mobility funds – the Science and Languag [ ... ]

2018 World Data System (WDS) Data Stewardship Award Nominations

The Call for Nominations for the 2018 World Data System (WDS) Data Stewardship Award is no [ ... ]

ASSAf News

The South African Journal of Science is an open access, multidisciplinary journal published bimonthly by the Academy of Science of South Africa. The Journal’s mandate is to publish original research with an interdisciplinary and regional Africa focus and to provide a forum for discussion of news and developments in research and higher education.
The scourge of infectious diseases in Africa will be the subject of a symposium co-hosted by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), the Uganda National Academy of Sciences and the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina next week.
ASSAf Members The annual process of nominating and electing new Members to ASSAf has commenced, in accordance with Regulation 1 of the Academy, and you are herewith requested to submit nominations by using the attached nomination form. Click here for more information on the Call.
Safety in Research in SADC Addressed
Thursday, 15 March 2018
The state of safety in life science research in southern African countries will be probed at a two-day workshop of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) on 19 – 20 March 2018.
The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) has joined science leaders from around the globe to call on the Commonwealth Heads of Government to use the best available science to guide action on climate change.

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