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  • Quest Volume 14 Number 2 2018 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2018)
    COVER STORIES: Studying chimpanzee language: how chimpanzee language is teaching us about our own, by Michael Wilson. A landmark in African marine science: Mark Gibbon explains the new EAF Nansen Programme. Studying the ...

  • Quest Volume 14 Number 3 2018 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2018)
    The science of everything Reinhard Hiller explains how our understanding of DNA and the human genome can improve medical care - Precision medicine – Moving away from one-size-fits-all Stefan Kohler discusses how precision ...

  • Quest Volume 14 Number 4 2018 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2018)
    On the cover on the brink of catastrophe the world is heading for meltdown, as the latest IPCC special report shows - IPCC 1.5°C report: here’s what the climate science says It’s going to be tough, but we can do it. By ...

  • Quest Volume 15 Number 1 2019 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2019)
    The periodic table –past and present celebrating the 150th anniversary of the periodic table’s discovery - transition metals elements in groups 3 to 12 benefit society in a variety of ways - elements of a smartphone our ...

  • Reconceptualising Health Professions Education in South Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2018)
    This consensus study was initiated by ASSAf as a response to the ongoing challenge of shortages of healthcare professionals. The study was conceptualised following an ASSAf workshop on the Lancet report titled Health ...

  • Regulation of Agricultural GM Technology in Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2012)
    This policymakers’ booklet is produced by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) as part of the project “GMOs for African Agriculture: Opportunities and Challenges”. The project was implemented through ASSAf’s ...

  • The Regulatory Implications of New Breeding Techniques 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016)
    South Africa is one of only very few African countries that has commercialised GMOs. A plethora of recent developments in genetic engineering and related technologies has necessitated the reassessment of their possible ...

  • Report on a Strategic Approach to Research Publishing in South Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2006)
    Two strands of influence have affected the publication of local scholarly journals in South Africa in the recent past. The first of these was the establishment of the Bureau of Scientific Publications that subsidized the ...

  • Report on Grouped Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in Architecture, Built Environment and Engineering 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2018)
    The peer review report entitled Report on Grouped Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in Architecture, Built Environment and Engineering is the seventh in a series of discipline-grouped evaluations of South African scholarly ...

  • Report on Grouped Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in Communication and Information Sciences 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2019)
    The peer review report entitled Report on Grouped Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in Communication and Information Sciences is the ninth in a series of discipline-grouped evaluations of South African scholarly journals. ...

  • Report on Grouped Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in Humanities II: Visual and Performing Arts 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2018)
    The peer review report entitled Report on Grouped Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in Humanities II: Visual and Performing Arts is the eighth in a series of discipline-grouped evaluations of South African scholarly journals. ...

  • Report on Grouped Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in Law and Related Legal Fields 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2014)
    The peer review report entitled Report on Grouped Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in Law and Related Legal Fields is the fifth in a series of discipline-grouped evaluations of South African scholarly journals. This is ...

  • Report on Grouped Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in Religion and Related Fields (RTRF) 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2013)
    The peer review report entitled Report on Grouped Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in Religion, Theology and Related Fields (RTRF) is the third in a series of discipline-grouped evaluations of South African scholarly ...

  • Report on Grouped Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in the Health Sciences and Related Medical Fields 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2014)
    This report marks the forth in the series of discipline-grouped evaluations of South African scholarly journals. Ultimately, it is intended that all scholarly journals in the country will have been subjected to independent, ...

  • Report on Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in the Agricultural and Related Basic Life Sciences 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2010)
    The peer review report entitled Report on Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in the Agricultural and Related Basic Life Sciences is the first in a series of discipline-grouped evaluations of South African scholarly journals. ...

  • Report on Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in the Social Sciences and Related Fields 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2010)
    The peer review report entitled Report on Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in the Social Sciences and Related Fields is the second in a series of discipline-grouped evaluations of South African scholarly journals. This ...

  • Review of the State of the Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) System in South Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2013)
    This Report follows a request from the Department of Science and Technology (DST) to the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) for an independent, critical appraisal of The State of the Science, Technology and Innovation ...

  • Revitalising Agricultural Education and Training in South Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2017)
    The consensus study was initiated by the ASSAf Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Standing Committee, deriving from a deep concern about the status of Agricultural Education and Training (AET) ...

  • Revitalising Agricultural Education and Training in South Africa (Concise) 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2017)
    The consensus study was initiated by the ASSAf Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Standing Committee, deriving from a deep concern about the status of Agricultural Education and Training (AET) ...

  • Revitalising Clinical Research in South Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2009)
    Clinical research in a developing country like South Africa contributes to health care at all levels by identifying the causes of problems, facilitating diagnosis, improving the efficiency and effectiveness of care, and ...