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Invitation to nominate Volvo Environment Prize 2019

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Draft of the 2018 White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation for public consultation

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ASSAf News

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), in partnership with the Nelson Mandela University, Deputy Vice-chancellor – Research and Engagement and The Herald cordially invite you to the Third ASSAf Presidential Roundtable: Science, Scholarship and Society on ‘To get High, or not to get High’? An Evidence-based Dialogue on the Legalisation of Cannabis Use in a Private Capacity.
The potential risk of neonicotinoids in Africa will be assessed at a workshop hosted by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.
Annual Multi-stakeholder Forum
Tuesday, 06 November 2018
The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) cordially invites you to the 1st Annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Royal Society of South Africa and the Academy of Science of South Africa invite you to a public lecture by Prof Roger Smith, Evolutionary Studies Institute,University of the Witwatersrand and  Karoo Palaeontology, Iziko South African Museum on ‘Antarctica and South Africa: New Evidence of Mass Extinctions’
Over the past few years, there has been a shift towards the realization of the importance of science and technology as tools for developing nations, particularly in Africa. Threats such as climate change, food insecurity, and the burden of disease, are among the major challenges facing humanity at a global level, calling for the alignment of STI with the practice of governance and diplomacy.

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