Science Fridays @ Stellenbosch: Prof Nox Makunga

If you are in or near Stellenbosch on 27 March 2015, please join us for “Science Fridays @ Stellenbosch” Our speaker this month is a dynamic (read dynamite!) role model in science communication: Confessions of a communicating scientist – how public engagement is shaping my research career and making me a better scientist, featuring Prof…

#ScibraaiSides: WRC report takes look at pesticides in our waters

Local water researchers turned to the study of African clawed frogs and Mozambique tilipia fish to understand how and if environmental chemicals in our rivers could be influencing the working of our hormones. Concern has been expressed as with regards to the health of wildlife and humans as a result of exposure to especially pesticides present in…

#SciBraaiSides 13 April 2014

The use of snuff among SA teens, the impact of invasive water hyacinth on biodiversity, gardening in Limpopo and what to do with intellectual property developed at SA universities – here’s this week’s #ScibraaiSides: SA teens snuff too Thought that using snuff or chewing tobacco was only something your grandfather did? Think again. It’s a…