The scientific research work of eight young scientists was acknowledged at the recently held 7th Emerging Researchers Symposium (ERS), hosted by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). These young scientists were selected to battle it out for the best innovative research solutions to the challenges faced by society.
The event, which was hosted under the theme “Innovation in Entrepreneurship”, provided 39 young researchers with the platform to demonstrate how their scientific research responds to the needs of industry, small and medium enterprises, and underserved communities, through oral and poster presentations.
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Blade Nzimande, welcomed Africa's recently launched science diplomacy initiative aimed at ensuring that world-class scientific input is used to respond to key societal challenges on the continent.
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, will launch Africa’s new science diplomacy initiative, in Pretoria on Friday 8 July 2022.
A team of researchers from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) who has found innovative ways for the country to make more of its finite radio spectrum - and then went on to help ensure that youth and women-owned SMMEs benefit from it - received global recognition at the Inte
The recently launched PotholeFixGP mobile application (app) has already recorded 4 861 downloads on the Google Play Store, with 1547 potholes reported by users so far. The app, a collaboration between the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport (GDRT) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), signals a commitment to the digitalisation of the transport sector as it facilitates enhanced accountability by the GDRT and other roads authorities in the province.
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has released its annual statistics on power generation in South Africa for the year 2021.
Conventional reading is currently accessible only to the traditionally literate person. Many school learners face barriers to reading, and consequently learning, due to early literacy difficulties, visual impairment, dyslexia and other special educational needs. The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is helping to change this with the development of a user-friendly application (app) that adds and synchronises human-narrated or computer-generated audio to text.
A book that captures a small selection of highlights of the CSIR’s first 75 years has been released online and will soon be available in print. A story of our times – The CSIR’s 75 remarkable years commemorates the challenges, transformation and significant achievements of the CSIR during its first 75 years. View Flipbook or pdf.