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Tamsin Oxford

Tamsin Oxford

    It's in the blood
    It's in the blood
    There is a term that best defines the work done by someone who changes the way in which human beings interact with the world around them, or...
    Protecting African wildlife
    Protecting African wildlife
    Roadkill. For the motorist, this word may invoke the frustration of vehicle damage or a potentially dangerous incident; little more. It is...
    A seismic innovation
    A seismic innovation
    South Africa has some of the world’s deepest mines and richest mineral resources. However, mining at these depths presents risks and hazards that...
    Lighting up Africa
    Lighting up Africa
    Weather. The endless, bright sunshine of Africa. This is one of the continent’s most untapped resources as the harvesting and storage of solar...
    High-voltage innovation
    High-voltage innovation
    Electrical engineering spans a wide area of research, understanding and study. One of these areas, though not the most popular among researchers,...
    Washing water clean with waste ash from coal
    Washing water clean with waste ash from coal
    South Africa’s economy and the employment of its citizens rely heavily on the mining sector and the country’s abundance of mineral resources....
    Raising the public voice
    Raising the public voice
    It is often thought that members of the public don’t have a voice; that the opinions and ideals of those who live in South Africa do not...
    Traditional innovation
    Traditional innovation
    South Africa has long been recognised as a country rich in tradition and biodiversity. The plants that proliferate across its provinces and...
    Inspired by nature
    Inspired by nature
    If you took a long, hard look at the gemsbok, would you ask how this animal – which traverses the deserts of the Kgalagadi – could change the...
    Understanding climate effects
    Understanding climate effects
    For most people, unless they’ve been living under a particularly well-placed rock, 2016 was a year of upheaval and eye-opening events. There was...
    Portable security: The mobile threat
    Portable security: The mobile threat
    According to the Forrester 2016 Mobile and App Marketing Trends report, people experience an average of 150-200 micro-moments a day — moments...
    The power of waste
    The power of waste
    Renewable energy covers a lot of ground. It’s fuel for transportation, it’s heating and cooking applications, and it’s power. For most...