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Systems thinking, sustainable development and chemical elements

Chemical elements from the perspective of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

The NSTF-South32 Awards

Twenty-one years of recognising excellence in science, engineering, technology and innovation

Raising the public voice

Data for Research Award: for advancing the availability, management and use of data for research by an individual or an organisation

Traditional innovation

Innovation Award: Corporate Organisation for innovations and their research and/or development by a team or an individual

Striving for a malaria-free Africa

Communication Award for outreach and creating awareness by a team or individual

SMME changes the global landscape of superconducting and quantum circuit design

Innovation Award: SMME for innovations and their research and/or development by a team or individual

Celebrating excellence in science, engineering, technology, innovation

This is the 20th anniversary of the NSTF-South 32 Awards

Processing chemical wastes for product benefits

Solutions to environmental pollution.

Spotting hearing loss

Using smartphone-based software for early detection of hearing loss.

Taking to the air

Using sophisticated maths to create systems.

The power of the science communication role model

Reflection is powerful. As a young black child if all you see are images of white men as scientists, does science become a career option?

Advancing SA’s pharmaceutical industry

Developing pheroid-based products.

Saving the trees

Professor Brenda Wingfield is the deputy dean of the faculty of natural and agricultural sciences at the University of Pretoria (UP).

A microbial odyssey

Improving biodiversity and the ecology.

Streamlining diagnoses

Researching DNA-based diagnostic methods.

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Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place