Workshop to bridge gap between science and policy
From 5 to 7 June 2023, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Southern African Science Service Centre for Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) co-hosted the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) and Africa Southern African Regional Workshop in Luanda, Angola.
Team CSIR commemorates Youth Month 2023 looking at skills for the future and celebrating our youth in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Innovation (STEMI).
Meet some of our young people trailblazing in their fields with multidisciplinary research and technological innovation that contributes to the improved quality of life of South Africans.
The head of the CSIR Energy Research Centre, Dr Thabo Hlalele, led the discussion with the Flux50 members. The topics centred around areas of collaboration and energy. Several areas were identified and separate engagements for further collaboration were established, most notably on the thermal storage side. There were also discussions around energy trading. Read more...
On Monday, 19 June 2023, South African climate change experts, led by Extreme Climate Events Research Alliance, a platform for the research community, will host the El Niño 2023 Summit to share information on this pending climate anomaly with the general public and industries, businesses, government departments and other stakeholders who will most likely be impacted by El Niño.
Join us this Youth Month as we look at skills for the future and celebrate youth in STEMI.
Meet CSIR Cybersecurity Researcher, Dr Zubeida Dawood (34), whose research focuses on governance, privacy and the trust elements of cybersecurity.
Read more about Zubeida and other dynamic individuals who are touching lives through innovation in the latest edition of the CSIR ScienceScope.
The IST-Africa Conference was hosted by the Government of South Africa through the Department of Science and Innovation, supported by the European Commission and African Union Commission. The conference took place from Wednesday, 31 May to Friday, 2 June 2023.
This was the eighteenth conference in an annual series of Ministerial Level Technology Research Conferences. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Society on Societal Implications of Technology (SSIT), IEEE South Africa Section and IEEE Africa Council were technical co-sponsors.
The primary function of the Water Research Commission (WRC) is to promote coordination, cooperation and communication in the area of water research, to establish water research needs and priorities, stimulate and fund water research according to priority, promote the effective transfer of information and technology and enhance knowledge and capacity building within the water sector.
Van der Woude is a senior executive of modernisation and safety at the Minerals Council South Africa and is well-known for his extensive knowledge and passion for people-centered innovation and modernisation of the mining sector.