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20 Years of Excellence 1996 - 2016

dc.contributor.authorAcademy of Science of South Africa
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-25T06:39:33Z
dc.date.available2017-07-25T06:39:33Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.citationAcademy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), (2017). 20 Years of Excellence 1996 - 2016. [Online] Available at: DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/assaf.2016/0010en_ZA
dc.identifier.isbn978-0-9947076-4-2
dc.identifier.otherhttp://dx.doi.org/10.17159/assaf.2016/0010
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11911/75
dc.descriptionCite: Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), (2017). 20 Years of Excellence 1996 - 2016. [Online] Available at: DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/assaf.2016/0010en_ZA
dc.description.abstract20 Years of Excellence 1996 – 2016 recounts the 20 years of ASSAf’s existence since the early 1990s when trailblazers in academia gave of their time and energy to realise a dream of establishing a fully representative, national academy of science to guide the democratic South Africa into a promising new era. From drafting a constitution for the Academy; putting in place the mechanisms, statutes and machinery needed to run a working national academy of science, ASSAf’s remarkable journey testifies to perceptive vision to ensure a legacy of knowledge. Since its inception, ASSAf has grown from a small, emergent organisation to a well-established academy. It has pursued its mandate of providing evidence-based science advice in support of policy development on issues of national significance to government and beyond. The book describes the early beginnings to define and form a unique crucible, through to creating a unitary academy of sciences, encompassing all science disciplines.en_ZA
dc.description.sponsorshipDepartment of Science and Technologyen_ZA
dc.language.isoenen_ZA
dc.publisherAcademy of Science of South Africaen_ZA
dc.subjectHistoryen_ZA
dc.subjectScience academiesen_ZA
dc.subjectMandateen_ZA
dc.subjectScience for societyen_ZA
dc.subjectTransformationen_ZA
dc.subjectAcademy constitutionen_ZA
dc.subjectFounder membersen_ZA
dc.subjectLaunchen_ZA
dc.subjectGovernanceen_ZA
dc.subjectMembershipen_ZA
dc.subjectElectionsen_ZA
dc.subjectNelson Mandelaen_ZA
dc.subjectUnified Academy of Scienceen_ZA
dc.subjectThe National Academy of Sciences (NAS)en_ZA
dc.subjectUnited States National Academy of Science (US NAS)en_ZA
dc.subjectSouth African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS)en_ZA
dc.subjectScholarly Publishingen_ZA
dc.title20 Years of Excellence 1996 - 2016en_ZA
dc.typeBooken_ZA


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