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Christina Scott

Christina Scott

    Good thinking at the CSIR
    Good thinking at the CSIR
    The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has been listed as one of the world's top science and technology think tanks for the...
    Publish or perish? we do just ok
    Publish or perish? we do just ok
    There's been a sharp -- and welcome -- increase in South African research publishing. But is it sustainable, or are we chokers?
    SA ready to take the TIMSS test again
    SA ready to take the TIMSS test again
    The South African government sulked when its schools twice came last out of all the African countries that participate in the continuing global...
    Making their voices heard
    Making their voices heard
    A record number of African researchers -- including a dozen from South Africa -- have been selected to write the next instalment in the world's...
    Light shines on laser physicist
    Light shines on laser physicist
    University of Stellenbosch physicist Christine Steenkamp is among a dozen young women scientists from around the world to be recognised for the...
    'Free' Cup tickets cost R25 200
    'Free' Cup tickets cost R25 200
    Ten department of science and technology employees were rewarded with "free" tickets to the World Cup quarterfinals in Port Elizabeth last Friday....
    Attack on aliens applauded
    Attack on aliens applauded
    Llewellyn Foxcroft, an ecologist based in the Kruger National Park, found out on Tuesday that he is one of the winners of the Man and the Biosphere...
    Global warming will worsen air pollution
    Global warming will worsen air pollution
    Research by a PhD student at the University of KwaZulu-Natal suggests that municipal governments will have to reassess air pollution monitoring...
    Underground hero of the football pitch
    Underground hero of the football pitch
    South African plant pathologist is using an indigenous soil fungus to improve the stadium soccer fields for the 2010 Fifa World Cup, which kicks...
    Spoilsports quietly rejoin global study
    Spoilsports quietly rejoin global study
    The South African government sulked when its schools twice came at the bottom of every African country to participate in the continuing global...
    SA researchers notably absent at biosafety launch
    SA researchers notably absent at biosafety launch
    South African researchers have been criticised for not attending the launch of a pan-African gathering of biosafety experts.
    Bringing stars down to Earth
    Bringing stars down to Earth
    South African astronomers are bidding to host a decade-long multimillion-rand project to bring the scientific mysteries of the universe to the...