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  • Quest Volume 13 Number 1 2017 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2017)
    COVER STORIES 6 TIME MACHINE IN MY POCKET Hannah Worters shares the excitement of installing a new telescope 10 DEGRADING PROTEINS – CELL MAINTENANCE Ben Loos looks at the amazing process of autophagy 18 AFRICAN ...

  • POVERTY REDUCTION Proceedings Report 

    ASSAf (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016-12)
    WELCOME ADDRESS FROM ASSAf (PROF BARNEY PITYANA, VICE-PRESIDENT, ASSAf) 6 WELCOME FROM PARTNER ORGANISATION (PROF YOUSUF MAUDARBOCUS, VICE-PRESIDENT, NASAC) 9 KEYNOTE ADDRESS (DR MAMPHELA RAMPHELE, NELSON MANDELA FOUNDATION) ...

  • Finding Synergies in the Mathematical Sciences 

    Unknown author (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016-09-16)
    Introduction 5 - 1.1 Background 5 - 1.2 Mathematics in society 5 - 1.3 Mathematics and the students 6 1.4 Mathematics and the sciences 6- 2 Integrating Mathematical Studies 7- 2.1 Mathematics in business 8- 2.2 Mathematics ...

  • Annual South African Young Scientists' Conference 2016, Human Rights 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016)

  • Social determinants of health workshop, 7-8 November 2016 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016-11)
    Monitoring data: numbers that work - data availability and use to improve social well-being (facilitator: Dr Tolullah Oni) - Data Compatibility and Integration as Measures of Addressing the Impact on Social Determinants ...

  • Quest Volume 12 Number 4 2016 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016)
    Contents: Africa’s giant eye n the sky: Inspiring society by exploring the Universe/Petri Vaisanen shows how SALT is expanding our Universe - A night in the life .../ Lisa Crause gives us a glimpse of a night at the ...

  • Social protection in Africa: overview for policymakers 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016-08)
    What is social protection? - What are cash transfers? - What are social protection floors? - Why is social protection in Africa important? - Socio-economic context - The development of social protection in Africa - ...

  • South Africa’s technical readiness to support the shale gas industry 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016)
    The consensus report titled South Africa’s Technical Readiness to Support the Shale Gas Industry was produced by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), in collaboration with the South African Academy of Engineering ...

  • Proceedings of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) Conference on Science Advice, 28 February - 1 March 2016, Hermanus, South Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016)
    Welcome Remarks: Prof Daya Reddy - Keynote Speaker: Prof Sir Peter Gluckman - Keynote Speaker: Prof Jos van der Meer - Topic 1 – Science Advice Ecosystem - Dr Flavia Schlegel - Prof Howard Alper - Dr Khotso Mokhele - Prof ...

  • Quest Volume 12 Number 3 2016  

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016)
    Contents: Cracking chemistry’s toughest bonds by Bronwyn White - Making electricity from waste water by Jennifer Couperthwaite - Algae driving our bioeconomy by Sarah Jones - Living with mosquitoes: a necessary evil? by ...

  • Quest Volume 12 Number 2 2016  

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016)
    Contents: Living on what people throw away: Quest takes a look at the research on people who live on the edges - Urban agriculture: the answer to Africa’s food crisis?: Gareth Haysom and Jane Battersby say no - Climate ...

  • Quest Volume 12 Number 1 2016 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016)
    Contents: Timing is everything: Hermann Uys explains the weird and wonderful world of time-keeping with atoms - How old is the Earth?: 'Deep time ' is a vital concept when working out the age of the Earth, Tebogo Makhubela ...

  • Women for Science: Inclusion and Participation on Academies of Science 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016)
    Message by Professor Daya Reddy, President: Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf): Academies of science play a critical dual role. They recognise scientific excellence through election into their membership, eminent ...