Science And Technology

African governments must invest in science for future growth

Allocating adequate funding to scientific research, development and innovation can have a positive effect on sustainable development

Build bond between science and society

New ideas and technologies can provide solutions but in unethical hands they can be dangerous

Tech makes new demands on teachers

The world is changing fundamentally, which means education must evolve in turn in order to remain relevant

For tech to be funded, it must improve lives

Whether it was in the use of satellites to monitor the continent’s resources or precision medicine, we need technology to accelerate development.

​Promoting science for youth ‘a smart choice’

The annual Science Forum is the government’s showcase of continental science and technology.

Science and technology: The key to addressing youth unemployment

Cyril Ramaphosa and Naledi Pandor have a particularly pro-intellectual stance, pushing science and technology as a way to drive economic growth.

​Integrate science, don’t segregate it

Incorporating the best of   Western and indigenous knowledge is a better approach for universities.

​Afrocentric science can be liberatory

History explains why students’ calls for decolonised education should be heeded.

Women in tech talk about marginalisation and how to shatter glass ceilings

They believe they’re not taken seriously so a Cape Town conference was held to explore solutions.

Jazz and cocktails send SA scientists into Orbit

Presenting science in a more relaxed and informal environment than the usual academic setting.

IBM research lab to work with the cool kids

Braamfontein will soon be home to not only artists and hipsters, but tech-savvy researchers attracted to innovation and rejuvenation of the city.

Government plays matchmaker between innovators and business

Government is trying to close the gap between innovation and businesses, with the introduction of the "innovation bridge".

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.