Science and technology

 
Tech makes new demands on teachers
Tech makes new demands on teachers
The digital age is changing the world at an accelerated speed. The question is: Are teachers concerned about understanding the rapid changes being...
A lot to learn
A lot to learn
At the Social Innovation Summit, many of the organisations showcased had education as their central focus. Girls In Science, a project that exposes...
FameLab South Africa: University of the Free State's Emmie Chiyindiko wins
FameLab South Africa: University of the Free State's Emmie Chiyindiko wins
Creating conversations between science and society was the focus of the FameLab South Africa final held at the Future Earth conference in Port...
For tech to be funded, it must improve lives
For tech to be funded, it must improve lives
Technology can’t solve problems. Neither can data, for that matter. It can’t plug the holes of governance and political will but, without it,...
​Promoting science for youth ‘a smart choice’
​Promoting science for youth ‘a smart choice’
“There is nothing wrong with our young people,” Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told the audience of the Science Forum South Africa. “There...
Science and technology: The key to addressing youth unemployment
Science and technology: The key to addressing youth unemployment
“There is nothing wrong with our young people,” Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told the audience of the Science Forum South Africa. “There is...
​Integrate science, don’t segregate it
​Integrate science, don’t segregate it
COMMENTColonisation is defined as “the action or process of settling among and establishing control over the indigenous people of an...
​Afrocentric science can be liberatory
​Afrocentric science can be liberatory
One of the key demands of the student protests is the need for universities to transform the curriculum and provide decolonised education.
Women in tech talk about marginalisation and how to shatter glass ceilings
Women in tech talk about marginalisation and how to shatter glass ceilings
Kim Kardashian doesn’t spring to mind when talking about women thriving in the tech world. She should.
Jazz and cocktails send SA scientists into Orbit
Jazz and cocktails send SA scientists into Orbit
Waiters in white lab coats dispense smoking cocktails to patrons in Braamfontein's Orbit jazz club, while a scientist in front of a rapt audience...
IBM research lab to work with the cool kids
IBM research lab to work with the cool kids
Multinational research company IBM announced on Friday that it will be opening a research laboratory, in collaboration with the University of...
Government plays matchmaker between innovators and business
Government plays matchmaker between innovators and business
Tuesday marks day one of South Africa's first “innovation bridge” in Pretoria, a Department of Science and Technology event to match-make...

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