The Royal Society of South Africa is looking for a new Editor-in-Chief for its Transactions. Preference is given to a Fellow of the RSSAf, but any high profile scientist from Southern Africa will be considered. For further information, contact the current Editor-in-Chief, Prof Bert Klumperman.

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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A tribute to Bob Scholes

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

News from the RSSAf

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What an awe-inspiring piece of art! A leopard composed of all the documented species of fauna found in the Cederberg Wilderness Area – look closely at the wonderfully intricate details and try to identify the animals!
Fantastic work Sujay! [ ]
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