Sarah Wild is a multiaward-winning science journalist. She studied physics, electronics and English literature at Rhodes University in an effort to make herself unemployable. It didn't work and she now writes about participle physics, cosmology and everything in between. In 2012, she published her first full-length non-fiction book Searching African Skies: The Square Kilometre Array and South Africa's Quest to Hear the Songs of the Stars, and in 2013 she was named the best science journalist in Africa by Siemens in their 2013 Pan-African Profiles Awards.
As the "malaria belt" widens, research shows that changing climates may be a major challenge to SA's ambitious plan to destroy the deadly disease.
We are looking for master's and doctoral candidates who want to work with the M&G's science editor to have their writing published.
A trust founded by Agang SA head Mamphela Ramphele is at the centre of an investigation into corruption at the Technology Innovation Agency.
South Africa's first MeerKAT antenna, one of 64 that will dot the site, has been launched in the Northern Cape.
Africa's challenge is to get itself ready to host the SKA telescope, Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom has told African heads of state.
E-commerce tax, to be introduced on April 1, will mean education institutions will struggle to purchase academic journals.
Here is a tried and tested primer, call it a bullshit detector, for reading science journalism online (or in print, for that matter).
The largest radio telescope project in the world - being built in SA and Australia - has been given a £119-million boost by the UK.
Is the government's research chairs initiative helping to meet SA's demand for highly skilled graduates?
Our list of exoplanets grew by 700 last week – but how many might be habitable?