Talks in Cape Town this year @ SAAO Auditorium

Mar 25, 2014 No Comments by

21st May: Em.Prof Theo Stewart on ‘Decision Science’ 18th June: Prof Chris Harris on ‘Supervolcanoes’ 20th August: Dr Joel Dave on ‘Diabetes’ 17th September: Prof W Hanekom on ‘Advances in TB research’ 1st October: Special Lecture : Prof Tony Cheetham, Royal Society of London 19th November: Prof. Jeanine Marnewick on ‘Cardiovascular effects of rooibos’ (all titles to be confirmed)

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Quantum Physics & Life : a public talk in KwaZulu-Natal

Mar 18, 2014 No Comments by

Dr Alessandro Sergi will present a lecture entitled “QUANTUM PHYSICS AND LIFE” on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 at  5.45 pm at the  John Bews Lecture Theatre, UKZN Life Sciences Campus, Carbis Road, Pietermaritzburg.   What is life? Can we understand its universal features in terms of the motion of atoms and molecules? Are the weird effects […]

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54 new research chairs announced for SARChI

Mar 13, 2014 No Comments by

The 54 new research chairs announced on Friday 7th March as the latest phase in the South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) include chairs concerned with astronomy, education, health, rural development and food security and land reform.   The appointment of 54 new research chairs is expected to strengthen the ability of the country’s universities to […]

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Announcement of new Fellows for 2013

Dec 19, 2013 No Comments by

At an Ordinary Meeting of the Royal Society of SA in Cape Town on the 20th November 2013, the results of the Fellowship Ballot were announced and recorded.  The Society is proud to welcome the following to the Fellowship : DR RICHARD STEPHEN KENT BARNES - Fellow Emeritus St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge and Honorary Fellow, Department […]

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RSSAf Medal Winners for 2014 Announced

Oct 18, 2013 No Comments by

John F. W. Herschel Medal in recognition of Highly Distinguished Multidisciplinary Contributions to the furtherance of Science, to : Professor Salim Abdool Karim FRSSAf Director of CAPRISA – Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa, President of the South African Medical Research Council and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal […]

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