OLD FOUR LEGS – the updated story of the Coelacanth

Feb 07, 2018 No Comments by

Join author Professor Mike Bruton FRSSAf as he discusses the fascinating story of the coelacanth in his annotated version of the best-selling book by JLB Smith ‘OLD FOUR LEGS’, bringing the story fully up-to-date with new findings, facts and photos DATE 27 February 2018 TIME 18h00 for 18h30 VENUE Origins Centre, Wits University, Cnr Yale […]

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Reflections on a decade of skin research – Talk in Cape Town

Jan 26, 2018 No Comments by

Professor Lester Davids of the Department of Medical Biosciences at the University of the Western Cape will present a free public talk entitled “Mirror! Mirror! On the wall…” : Reflections on a Decade of Skin Research’ on Wednesday, 21st  February 2018 at 5pm at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) Auditorium, Observatory Road, Observatory* Abstract: We scratch […]

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Royal Society of SA Announces new Fellows for 2017

Nov 28, 2017 No Comments by

At an Ordinary Meeting of the Royal Society of SA in Cape Town yesterday evening, 22nd November 2017, the results of the Fellowship Ballot were announced and recorded. The Society is proud to welcome the following to the Fellowship :   Graham Ian Holme Kerley, Distinguished Professor of Zoology, Centre for African Conservation Ecology at […]

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2018 RSSAf Medal Award Winners

Oct 26, 2017 No Comments by

The Society is proud to announce the following Medal Award Winners for 2018: Marloth Medal in recognition of a Highly Distinguished Career and Significant Contributions to the Advancement of Science is awarded to Professor Guy Franklin Midgley FRSSAf* for outstanding internationally-recognised contributions in the field of fundamental ecology, applied ecology, and ecological policy, as well […]

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Results of the RSSAf National Essay Competition Announced

Jul 14, 2017 No Comments by

Congratulations to all the 2017 Winners and their Teachers as another successful Competition is concluded.   The winning schools will be contacted individually shortly.   To all participants – many thanks to you for supporting this Competition, we do hope that it has been of benefit beyond the prizes. Topic 1 : ‘There is huge […]

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