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Friday, December 17, 2021

Detonics Ballistics and Explosives Laboratory

Thorough knowledge of explosives is critical in developing technologies and systems to offer effective protection. The CSIR has built world-leading infrastructure and capabilities to offer explosive threat and protection research and development through its Detonics Ballistics and Explosives Laboratory (DBEL).

Date: 
Friday, December 17, 2021

CSIR Microbiology and Parasitology Laboratory

The CSIR Microbiology and Parasitology Laboratory has played a key role in the development of wastewater-based epidemiology disease tracking and monitoring approaches during the Covid-19 pandemic. This added to the laboratory’s reputation, acquired over more than two decades, as a specialised and reliable provider of tests for niche waterborne pathogens. The facility focuses on niche waterborne microbes, like viruses and parasites, that require specialised equipment and approaches.

Date: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 to Friday, January 14, 2022

Date: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Media advisory: 10/12/2021

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) will host a virtual media briefing to share progress made by the organisation in advancing HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) research, development and innovation in South Africa.

Date: 
Thursday, December 2, 2021

The CSIR has established a Learning Factory to support South African industries in acquiring the skills needed to maximise the benefits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. First online course now available! The first course will be an introduction to the 4IR in South Africa and will be delivered fully online, accessible free of charge at your convenience until 31 January 2022. Visit the following site to register for the course: courses.4irsa.co.za

 

Date: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign (16 Days Campaign) is a United Nations campaign which takes place annually from 25 November (International Day of No Violence against Women) to 10 December (International Human Rights Day).

Date: 
Monday, November 29, 2021

Charting the future of science, technology and innovation (STI), the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) jointly hosted a workshop on the Decadal Plan from 22 to 23 November 2021. This workshop, which took place at the CSIR’s Knowledge Commons, with key CSIR and DSI drivers, largely focussed on STI priority areas in support of the societal grand challenges.

Date: 
Thursday, November 25, 2021

The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) will host this year's Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) at its traditional home, with a number of exciting in-person sessions set to take place at the CSIR International Convention Centre (ICC) in Pretoria.

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Thursday, November 18, 2021

Proposals for grant funding are hereby invited for the following three separate and independent elements within the RISP:

A. Regional Innovation Networking platforms
B. Feasibility study or business plan
C. Innovation Baseline Studies

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