Ongoing investment by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) in data science continues to yield positive results, as more and more young people are trained to use it for the development of innovative solutions to socio-economic challenges.
The work of the Data Science for Impact and Decision Enhancement (DSIDE) programme gives students the opportunity to be mentored by experienced members of the data science community during their vacations.
Technological solutions to the challenges facing the logistics industry in South Africa will take centre stage at the inaugural launch of the Young Industrialists Forum (YIF), on Tuesday, 3 March
The CSIR has developed a cost-effective platform to inspect and monitor horticultural crops on local farms. This automated, intelligent robotic system has significant potential to improve the moni
The Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) National Conference, held from 1 to 5 December 2019 at Birchwood Conference Centre, Boksburg, hosted three student competitions that ran in parallel with the programme of the conference. The conference exhibition floor was a battleground for university students from within South Africa and the Southern African Development Community. Over 120 of these students where split between the Student Cluster Competition, the Cybersecurity Challenge and the Student Datathon Challenge.
National Integrated Cyber Infrastructure System (NICIS) Centre Manager, Dr Happy Sithole, is impressed by the amount of effort that the students put into the competitions.
The Heavy Vehicle Simulator (HVS) is a large truck-type vehicle that can simulate the effects of 20 years’ worth of traffic and environmental stressors on road surfaces (pavements) in just three to
Speculation linking 5G mobile telephony and data networks to a range of health threats, has been rife.
The CSIR’s Coastal Systems Environmental Analytical Laboratory plays a pivotal role in water safety by providing essential analytical services to various levels of government, and industrial sector