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A. Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) Publications [130]
B. Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) Events [2]
  • Quest Volume 17 Number 1 2021 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2021)
    Whale song Fannie Shabangu tells us about the underwater melodies of ocean giants - Whistlers of the waves Tess Gridley reports on her team’s research on dolphin communication - Deep-sea drumming Dave Japp and Kerry Sink ...

  • Provider core competencies for improved Mental health care of the nation 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2021)
    This report is a comprehensive document reviewing current training programmes for various cadres of service providers who provide (or could provide) care for people with mental, neurological and substance use (MNS) disorders ...

  • Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Use and Effects in African Agriculture: A Review and Recommendations to Policymakers 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2021)
    Agriculture is critically important for African societies and economies but ensuring food security for Africa’s growing population is a major challenge. One particular concern are pesticides called ‘neonicotinoids’, which ...

  • African Open Science Platform Part 1: Landscape Study 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2019-08)
    This report maps the African landscape of Open Science – with a focus on Open Data as a sub-set of Open Science. Data to inform the landscape study were collected through a variety of methods, including surveys, desk ...

  • The Hidden Crisis: Mental Health on Times of Covid-19 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Heyns, Christof; Jewkes, Rachel; Liebenberg, Sandra; Mbazira, Christopher (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2021)
    The COVID-19 pandemic is most notably a physical health crisis, but it strongly affects mental health as well. Social isolation, job and financial losses, uncertainty about the real impact of the crisis, and fear for ...

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