Nomination for Fellowship or Awards

The Royal Society of South Africa is soliciting nominations for Fellowship of the RSSAf as well as for the annual Awards of the RSSAf. Nominations can only be done by current Fellows of the RSSAfplease read further.


Message from the President of the Royal Society of South Africa

I am delighted to welcome you to the Royal Society of South Africa’s website. We are proud to present this new webpage, as window into our membership and the activities of the Royal Society in South Africa.

The Royal Society of South Africa stands for the promotion of science and the value of science in society. The RSSAf is a society of scholars and experts, whose voices should be heard and whose contributions and leadership should be highly visible. We uphold the principles of leadership and excellence in scholarly activities and we value our independence as a scholarly organisation. We are proud of our openness to debate on topical and scholarly matters.

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Recent Award winners of the RSSAf

For the past two years, our lives as we knew them have been significantly disrupted due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Also the usual routines of the Royal Society of South Africa didn’t escape from this forced alteration. As we are slowly recovering from the pandemic, we want to complete some important unfinished business, namely the formal awarding of our annual awards. Read more about the recent award winners of the RSSAf …


A tribute to Bob Scholes

Two award-winning Fellows of the RSSAf speak about their passion


News from the RSSAf