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WINNERS 2016/17 NSTF-South 32 Awards

Jul 03, 2017 No Comments by

The NSTF-South32 Awards, was held at a prestigious Gala Dinner in Gauteng on Thursday, 29 June 2017. It is the 19th celebration of this flagship project of the National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF). ROYAL SOCIETY OF SOUTH AFRICA congratulates all winners (see full list) and is delighted that those below are counted among RSSAf […]

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RSSAf Fellow Dudley Shallcross awarded

May 19, 2017 No Comments by

The Royal Society of Chemistry recently awarded Professor Dudley Shallcross FRSSAf  the Nyholm Prize for his contributions to the field of chemical science education.   He received £5,000, a medal and a certificate. See The Nyholm Prize for Education recognises a major national or international research or innovation contribution to the field of chemical science education.  This […]

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Discoveries at the Rising Star Cave System

May 11, 2017 No Comments by

RSSAf Fellow Professor Lee Berger and his team announce new discoveries in Rising Star Cave System The new discovery and research was done by a large team of researchers from the University of the Witwatersrand, James Cook University, the University of Wisconsin and more than 30 additional international institutions have announced two major discoveries related […]

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RSSAf Medal Awards for 2017

Oct 31, 2016 No Comments by

The Society is pleased to announce the following Medal Awards for 2017:  John F. W. Herschel Medal in recognition of Highly Distinguished Multidisciplinary Contributions to the furtherance of Science, to : Professor Michael Wingfield FRSSAf Founding Director of the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) at the University of Pretoria and current President of International Union of […]

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RSSAf Fellow wins ASSAf Gold Medal

Oct 24, 2016 No Comments by

The Royal Society of SA is delighted to announce that RSSAf Fellow Professor Brian van Wilgen of Stellenbosch University has won the ASSAf Science-for-Society Gold Medal. The Medal is awarded for outstanding achievement in scientific thinking to the benefit of society . (see details below) Well done Brian, the Society salutes you! The Academy of Science of […]

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