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Debbi Schultz

Debbi Schultz

    Changing our understanding of the world one rock (succession) at a time
    Changing our understanding of the world one rock (succession) at a time
    Professor Nicolas Johannes Beukes is director of the department of science and technology (DST)- National Research Foundation (NRF) Centre of...
    Finding answers in tourism
    Finding answers in tourism
    Which export sector is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing, contributes to 10% of global GDP, and accounts for one in 11 jobs...
    Paving the way for SMME incubators
    Paving the way for SMME incubators
    Small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) are seen as key drivers of economic...
    Future-proofing South Africa for food and environmental security
    Future-proofing South Africa for food and environmental security
    “Humans versus nature” is an oft-reported struggle, but Mondi Ecological Networks Programme (MENP) tells another story. MENP follows...
    Designing solutions with polymer chemistry
    Designing solutions with polymer chemistry
    Professor Bert Klumperman is like an architect with polymer chemistry: he creates new...
    Pioneering crop biotechnology research
    Pioneering crop biotechnology research
    The UN has estimated that by 2050 food production will need to increase by 70% to meet demand. With...
    Mentorship model to aid new teachers
    Mentorship model to aid new teachers
    There is national concern about the reduced number of high school pupils taking science and maths, with even fewer youth engaging with these...
    Innovative biological control of invasive aquatic plants
    Innovative biological control of invasive aquatic plants
    Invasive aquatic weeds threaten South African aquatic ecosystems and both the quantity and quality of potable water. It’s essential to understand...
    Moving South Africa into the light fantastic
    Moving South Africa into the light fantastic
    Whereas the 20th century was defined by electronics, this is the century of photonics. “In 2007, the total revenue of photonics exceeded that of...
    A life of global impact on environmental science
    A life of global impact on environmental science
    Professor Robert Scholes is one of the top 1% of environmental scientists in the world. He is recognised globally as a leading researcher within...
    The activist changing health policy on global scale
    The activist changing health policy on global scale
    "Medicine is a social science, and politics is nothing else but medicine on a large scale,” wrote German doctor Rudolph Virchow in 1848. He...
    Shining light on science
    Shining light on science
    The National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) hosted the 17th annual NSTF Awards, in partnership with South32, last night. These are the biggest...