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IAP Annual Report released

The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) is a global network of more than 130 academies of science, medicine and engineering t [ ... ]

Call for nominations: 2019/2020 NSTF-South32 Awards

Register nominations online by 9 December 2019! The National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) calls for nominations  [ ... ]

ASSAf News

The Royal Society of South Africa and the Academy of Science of South Africa invite you to a free public lecture by Dr Susan Cunningham, FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology, University of Cape Town, entitled The costs of keeping cool: climate change and the future for desert birds
You are cordially invited to the launch of a report on Recognising Individual Contributions to Collaborative Research: Limitations of Proportional Publication Counts and Proposals for Alternatives.
All National Academies are cordially invited to send a Member to the Network's Fourteenth Biennial Meeting in 8 - 9 December 2020, Pretoria, South Africa. The event will be hosted by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). Formal invitations will be sent out in early 2020.  
Sub-Saharan Africa is facing a challenge of multimorbidity. Multimorbidity is defined as the concurrent presence of two or more chronic health conditions. The high burden of infectious diseases combined with the growing burden of non-communicable diseases are contributing to multimorbidity in the region.
Quest: Science for South Africa is a popular science magazine published by the Academy of Science of South Africa. The magazine’s target audience are grade 8-12 learners and undergraduate students who have an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and innovation (STEMi). The magazine covers a variety of topics from all sciences and aims to extend the target audiences’ understanding of the sciences and to promote science across the sections of the target group.
The Department of Trade and Industry and the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) cordially invites you to the panel session titled Industrial Parks as Supportive Environments for STI Collaborations under the theme Enabling Science and Innovation Collaboration.
The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), in partnership with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), is inviting a science communication specialist/science journalist from South Africa to attend the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting (LNLM) to be held from 28 June to 3 July 2020 in Lindau, Germany. The grant will cover a return flight and ground travel to Lindau, accommodation, and meals during the Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting. The deadline for responses to this call is...
The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), in partnership with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), is inviting a science communication specialist/science journalist from South Africa to attend the 7th Lindau Meeting of the Laureates of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel to be held from 25 to 29 August 2020 in Lindau, Germany. The grant will cover a return flight and ground travel to Lindau, accommodation, and meals during the Lindau...