You are invited to a talk about all the work that the CSIR Energy Autonomous Campus project is currently doing to reduce electricity consumption and increase the use of cleaner renewable power on c
The CSIR is a multidisciplinary research organisation that focuses on national priorities. It is a national government business entity that, amongst others, undertakes research and development to improve the lives of South Africans as stipulated in its mandate. The organisation conducts independent research in order to equip businesses and decision-makers with information to enable them to make evidence-based decisions supported by sound research.
The CSIR corporate functions Bursary Programme aims to build a pipeline and strengthen capabilities in the corporate functions to ensure business excellence that will forster a conducive environment for the Research, Development and Innovation work to thrive. This bursary is open to academically qualifying young people and also aims to attract and increase participation of women and black people. The CSIR hereby invites bursary applications from talented young people wishing to pursue their studies. Read more...
Mohammed Ashraf Dindar
Mohammed ‘Ashraf’ Dindar was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective 1 July 2020. He joined the CSIR from Foskor (Pty) Ltd, where he was the CFO and Executive Director from January 2016 until recently, a position he was seconded to from the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). In this role, he was responsible for the strategic direction and management of the entire finance, procurement and information technology portfolios, including identifying new business opportunities and securing new funding for the business.
South Africa exhibits one of the most carbon-intensive electricity supply systems in the world and is currently in a transition towards one which is less carbon-intensive.
Researchers in South Africa and their counterparts in Argentina are studying the links between human-induced pollution, the interaction of river streams and landscapes, and specific groups of organ
Acid mine drainage (AMD) is one of the biggest threats to water resources, human health and the environment in South Africa.