Great talks coming up in Cape Town

Feb 27, 2018 No Comments by

The Royal Society of SA and the Academy of Science are proud to present talks at the Auditorium of the SA Astronomical Observatory (SAAO*) : 20 March 2019: Prof Andrew Argent, Head of  the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at UCT: “Research lessons from Risky Business” 17 April 2019: Dr Kevin Winter, Future Water […]

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Great topics and R50 000 prizes for School Essays!

Feb 07, 2018 No Comments by

National School Science Essay Competition for 2019 offers R50 000 worth of prizes  sponsored by the Claude Leon Foundation.  To enter, write an essay of 1  000 – 2  000 words on one of the following topics Is Science humankind’s greatest achievement? How will the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” benefit South Africa? Should bottled water be banned […]

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Royal Society of SA Announces new Fellows

Nov 28, 2017 No Comments by

At an Ordinary Meeting of the Royal Society of SA in Cape Town recently, 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 Nelson Mandela University.   […]

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Royal Society Medal 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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