Browsing by Author "Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)"

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  • The State of Biosafety and Biosecurity in South Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2015)
    This consensus study report presents the findings of a systematic assessment of the state of biosafety and biosecurity in South Africa, including an evaluation of legislation, regulations and practices at both national and ...

  • The State of Laboratory Biosafety and Biosecurity in the SADC Region 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2018)
    This proceedings report is the product of a two-day workshop (19 –20 March 2018) on The State of Laboratory Biosafety and Biosecurity in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region which was held at Emperor’s ...

  • The state of research, development and innovation of electrical energy efficiency technologies in South Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2018)
    The focus of this report is on electrical energy efficiency, but it also provides some guidance on how an enhanced focus on tribology may contribute to energy efficiency. Since electricity production consists of a value ...

  • Status of Postgraduate Research Training in Engineering in South Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2018)
    The aim of this study is to document and assess the status of postgraduate research training in engineering in South Africa with respect to possible systemic challenges or shortcomings. The study was undertaken for the ...

  • Twelve Years Later: Second ASSAf Report on Research Publishing In and From South Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2019)
    The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) released its second major Consensus Report on a commissioned study of Research Publishing in South Africa in 2006, with detailed data analysis and a 360-degree view of the ...

  • The Water-Energy Nexus and the Application of Green Technologies 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2018)
    It is estimated that by 2030, nearly half of the world’s population will be living in areas of high water stress affecting the energy demand and efficiency. About 75 percent of the global electricity production from coal, ...

  • Winning the Fight Against Corruption: A Trans-Disciplinary Approach 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2019)
    This 9th Annual Young Scientists’ Conference which was hosted by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and SAYAS in September 2018 deliberated on Corruption and its negative effects on Africa’s progress. Corruption ...

  • Workshop on Measuring Deprivation in Order to Promote Human Development 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2015)
    Poverty reduction is a critical factor outlined in both the Millennium Developmental Goals 2015 (MDGs) and the National Developmental Plan (NDP) – Vision 2030. In order for South Africa to make progress in this regard, ...