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The CSIR’s technology platform for adsorbent technologies focuses on the development of low-cost polymer-based adsorbents for the removal of toxic pollutants such as heavy metals, anions and organi

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The potential to produce electricity from wind turbines in South Africa is significantly greater and more widely spread than initially thought.

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The objective of this project is to investigate improved characterisation and dynamic monitoring of the acid mine drainage (AMD) footprint in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Area by using hi

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CSIR researchers are exploring the synthesis, modification and composting of porous carbonaceous materials for hydrogen storage applications. 

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The CSIR coastal flood risk viewer is an interactive web-based tool to visualise the extent of coastal flooding in specific areas.

Dr Rachel Chikwamba

Dr Rachel Chikwamba is the CSIR Group Executive: Chemicals, Agriculture, Food and Health. In this role, she leads the implementation of the CSIR Strategy in the respective sectors, working closely with academia, and the public and private sector partners locally and internationally to contribute to improved sectoral competitiveness and economic performance through innovation. 

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Dr Motodi Maserumule

Dr Motodi Maserumule has been appointed Executive Director: Defence, Peace, Safety and Security (DPSS), effective 2 October 2017. Prior to his current appointment, he was the Group Executive: Research and Development at the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation

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Adv Esmé Kennedy

Adv. Esmé Kennedy is the CSIR Group Executive: Legal, Compliance and Business Enablement. She joined the CSIR in August 2018 from Yokogawa South Africa (Pty) Ltd, where she was Executive Manager: Business Support Services. She has a wealth of experience, which spans over 15 years, eight of which were at senior management level.

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The CSIR is developing adaptation guidelines for various types of human settlements in South Africa that are at risk because of climate change.

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The CSIR, in collaboration with Cape Aerospace Technologies and Stellenbosch University, is working on a 200 N (Newton) micro gas turbine engine for the hobby market, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs