Category : #SciComm

#SciComm Mathematics

Portraits from the Pandemic: a mathematician’s artistic perspective

For those of us still dealing with intense anxiety and burnout after the COVID-19 pandemic, the quaint watercolour-painted characters in Stellenbosch University maths professor Karin-Therese...

Who are the big names in South African science?

Lee Berger (#Homonaledi). Tim Noakes (#banting). Glenda Gray (#MRCpresident). Bob Sholes (#climatechange). Himla Soodyall? Salim Abdool-Karim? Bruce Rubidge? Jill Farrant? Can you place these names, and...
#SciComm Health & Medical Human & Social Policy & Development SciBraai Events Science Communication

On a Quest for great science stories

Paul Kennedy
On Saturday 22 August, SciBraai, Code4SA and the International Center for Journalists hosted the first ever science-themed Data Quest, which produced some great potential multimedia science stories. Held at...
#SciComm Climate & Earth Health & Medical Human & Social Innovation SciBraai Events Technology & Computer Science

Join the Data Quest to tell science stories with SA data

SciBraai, Code for South Africa and the International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ)  will host a science journalism DataQuest at Codebridge civic tech lab in Cape...
#SciComm Science Communication

Beauty, horror and hope: Dave Pepler tells all

Renowned and beloved South African naturalist Dave Pepler shared his life story and views on sharing science in “a divided, but connected” world with a...