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    • Science action plan for shale gas exploration in the Karoo Basin 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); South African Academy of Engineering (SAAE) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2022)
      This document presents the response of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and the South African Academy of Engineering (SAAE) to a request submitted by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) for a Science ...

    • The District Development Model as a platform for innovation for inclusivity 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI); Quantitative Evidence Research cc, 2022)
      The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) hosted the District Development Model as a Platform for Innovation for Inclusivity on 13 May 2022, virtually, as part of the ...

    • Mental health and the role of traditional healers 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2022)
      The provision of treatment, care and rehabilitation services for people with Mental, Neurological and Substance use (MNS) disorders is a multisectoral responsibility and affects various communities in South Africa and other ...

    • SA Launch IYBSSD 2022 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI); National Research Foundation (NRF) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2022-08)
      This roundtable discussion formed part of the launch of the SA International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development (IYBSSD 2022). More information can be accessed at https://iybssd.africa/. Programme: 1. ...

    • Policy Research Study to Determine the Adoption and Integration of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) into Government Policies and Planning Frameworks 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI); Quantitative Evidence Research cc (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI); Quantitative Evidence Research cc, 2021)
      Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) is an important construct in South Africa’s policy discourse as illustrated in key national planning frameworks, such as the National Development Plan (NDP) and the 2019 White Paper ...

    • Health Research and its contribution to South Africa’s democracy 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2022-08)
      Freedom of speech encompasses freedom of research and is an important component of any democracy. Health research, and communication around this research, have contributed to strengthening South Africa's democracy. Generally, ...

    • National Scholarly Book Publishers’ Forum (NSBPF) Conference: Local content, global reach: the value of South African scholarly publishers 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2022)
      ASSAf’s Scholarly Publishing Programme (SPP) hosted its National Scholarly Book Publishers’ Forum (NSBPF) conference on 25 July 2022. Scholarly book publishers present the foundational research that is drawn upon by ...

    • Highlights of the 2021 webinar series on reducing poverty and inequality in South Africa post-COVID 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII); Bureau for Economic Research (BER); SARChI Chair in Social Policy at the University of South Africa (UNISA) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2022)
      The Standing Committee on the Science for the Reduction of Poverty and Inequality (SCSfRPI) is a committee of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). In July 2020, the ASSAf Council mandated the committee to focus ...

    • The uptake of science, technology and innovation by sector departments 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) & Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), 2022)
      Webinar presented on 20 July 2022. Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) is an important construct in South Africa’s policy discourse as illustrated in key national planning frameworks, such as the National Development ...

    • The Human Costs of Climate Change 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2022)
      Webinar presented on 14 July 2022 as part of the 8th ASSAf Presidential Roundtable.

    • Mental Health and the role of traditional healers 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2022)
      Webinar presented on 8 July 2022 by the Academy of Science of South Africa. The provision of treatment, care and rehabilitation services for people with Mental, Neurological and Substance use (MNS) disorders is a multisectoral ...

    • Quest Volume 18 Number 2 2022 

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

    • The District Development Model as a platform for inclusive innovation and innovative districts 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) & Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), 2022)
      Date presented: 13 May 2022. The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) presented another episode in the INNOVATION FOR INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT (IID) SEMINAR SERIES (IID) ...

    • Priorities for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Research and Services in South Africa webinar 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2022)
      Children and adolescents under the age of 18 years comprise 34% of the population, and child and adolescent Mental, Neurological and Substance Use (MNS) disorders are common and an important cause of disability and distress. ...

    • The effects of war in Ukraine on oil price and SA economy 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2022)
      This webinar was presented by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) on 5 May 2022. It is the 4th in a series of Annual ASSAf Business Leadership Forums. Panellists: Mr Wandile Sihlobo, Chief Economist: Agricultural ...

    • Priorities for child and adolescent mental health research and services in South Africa 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2022)
      Children and adolescents under the age of 18 years comprise 34% of the population, and child and adolescent Mental, Neurological and Substance Use (MNS) disorders are common and an important cause of disability and distress. ...

    • Science, human rights and activism 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2022-03-09)
      In celebration of Human Rights Day 2022, Prof Abdool Karim chatted to us on what led him to take on activism, his journey with HIV, the juxta positioning of science and politics and how academics should manage policy-related ...

    • Science and war 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Royal Society of South Africa (RSSA) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2022-03-29)
      In times of war, scientists ask themselves what their role can and should be, in the face of humanitarian disasters, disruption and challenges to our ability to collaborate on a global platform. History shows us that science ...

    • Quest Volume 18 Number 1 2022 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2022)
      Seismic surveys: what constitutes meaningful consultation? - Research in Africa to tackle the climate crisis: Bringing different expertise together - The role of language in climate conversations: Powerful tools to change ...

    • Copyright Amendment Bill Workshop Proceedings Report 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2022)
      The genesis of the Copyright Amendment Bill was in 2009, when the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) initiated various studies and impact assessments. In July 2015, the DTI published a Draft Copyright Amendment Bill ...