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Oct 12 2017

ASSAf Inaugurates New Members

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) inaugurated a record number of 41 leading scientists as new Members at its annual Awards Ceremony on 11 October 2017, increasing the total Membership to 542. As the official Academy of South Africa, ASSAf has as core function to honour the country’s…
Aug 29 2017

Science Action on Shale Gas Deliberated- 31 August to 1 September 2017

A science action plan to help steer the South African shale gas industry will be considered at a national conference entitled The Shale Gas Industry in South Africa: Toward a Science Action Plan hosted by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), in partnership with the Department of Science…
Mar 13 2017

Press Release: TWAS, partners to meet on refugee scientists

An untold number of researchers, engineers and doctors are among the millions displaced by recent conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa. A workshop co-organised by TWAS will explore the lives of refugee scientists – and the expertise they bring to their new countries. They are climate scientists and…
Jan 25 2017

TWAS-ROSSA Announced Winner of the Regional Young Scientists' Prize

The World Academy of Sciences Regional Office of sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA) announced the winner of its annual Regional Young Scientists’ award. Ms Alice Wamundiya, a Rwandan national based at the University of the Witwatersrand is the recipient of this prestigious prize. She is awarded the 2016 TWAS-ROSSA Regional Young Scientists’…
Dec 1 2016

27th TWAS General Meeting Highlights for sub-Saharan Africa

The 27th General Meeting of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) was held in Kigali, Rwanda in November 2016. The meeting was well attended by Fellows, TWAS Young Affiliates and representatives of Regional Offices. It also created a platform to award, recognise and celebrate outstanding scientists/researchers who are excelling in…
Oct 20 2016

3rd TWAS-ROSSA Newsletter out

Download a copy of the TWAS-ROSSA newsletter and disseminate further to your relevant stakeholders. The regional office also invite members, affiliates, research institutions and scientists to contribute news articles for the newsletter to help create awareness, celebrate and promote scientific achievements & innovations that are contributing to solve many societal…
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