Quest Volume 18 Number 2 2022

Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (2022-06)

Please cite as: Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (2022) Quest: Science for South Africa, 18(2). Available at:

Getting the basics right: What are basic sciences and what do they mean for South Africa’s sustainability goals? - The science of stories, and the stories of science: ”Let me tell you a story...” - Bird is the word: The power of birding, birders and citizen science - Dung beetle guts!: A look at the critters that live inside other critters - Water services, South African law and your health: The role of science in legislation and service delivery - South African local, provincial and national government: A shared responsibility for adequate service delivery - Pushing the boundaries of SA wheat genetics: Genome sequencing for enhanced food security - The journey of a young science communicator: Building climate change resilience with the people, for the people - Air pollution in South Africa: Why are the WHO air quality guidelines important? - The “How to get ahead during and after school” series: Part 1 - South Africa: Are we making any progress?: Looking at our education goals and the National Development Plan - Space travel and the human immune system - Snowfall in the Sahara - What does it mean to be an environmental health campaigner? - Teacup artwork highlights environmental issues - Working to alleviate succulent poaching - Book Reviews: Africa’s digital future: From theory to action - Vision never dies - Call for articles - Subscription.

Author and contributor ORCIDs: Wernecke, Bianca ORCID; Wright, Caradee Y ORCID; Soodyall, Himla ORCID; Smith, Ina ORCID; Joubert, Marina ORCID; De Beer, Johann ORCID; Du Plessis, Kara ORCID; Sole, Catherine ORCID; Steyn, Nicolene ORCID; Moyo, Chantelle ORCID; Ngcobo, Nonhlanhla ORCID; Diedericks, Meeschka ORCID; Dube, Felix ORCID; Du Plessis, Anel ORCID; Botes, Maricélle ORCID; Derman, Shannon ORCID; Wernecke, Bianca ORCID; Wright, Caradee Y ORCID; Majake, Tsepo ORCID; Knight, Jasper ORCID
Publisher: Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
Sponsorship: Department of Science and Innovation; Academy of Science of South Africa
Peer review status: Non-Peer Reviewed