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Professor Malik Maaza, recipient of the 2018  JOSÉ VASCONCELOS World Award of Education 

World Cultural Council acknowledges NRF Physicist with the World Award of Education

The World Cultural Council (WCC) bestowed National Research Foundation (NRF)’s Professor Malik Mâaza with the JOSÉ VASCONCELOS World Award of Education for 2018 for his positive impact on the cultural legacy of mankind. The announcement of the award was made yesterday, on Monday 04 June 2018 at the City University of Hong Kong, while the award itself will be conferred to Professor Maaza at the 35th World Cultural Council Award Ceremony which will take place at the same venue on Thursday 8 November 2018.

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SDG 17 emphasises the importance of strong international partnerships, like TIPC, to reach the goals

International Partnership in Transforming Innovation to Meet SDGs with New Transformative Approach

A ground-breaking five-year programme of transformative work, that places at its centre new thinking on science, technology and innovation (STI) to contribute to the aims embodied in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), is launched this week.

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7th Annual Global Research Council (GRC) Meeting

The Global Research Council, a virtual organisation of science granting councils and research funding agencies, held its 7th Annual Meeting during 14-16 May 2018. Co-hosted by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) and the National Research Foundation of South Korea (NRF) in Moscow, Russia, the meeting’s deliberations focused on merit review and science diplomacy.

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Photo taken at Childs Bank located off South Africa's West Coast. It rises from 400 m to 200 m depth and supports complex cold-water corals, hydrocorals, gorgonians and glass sponges, all of which species constitute vulnerable marine ecosystems.

Marine Invertebrates Book puts a Spotlight on SA’s Excellence in Marine Science

South Africa is exceptionally endowed with a rich marine environment and a huge diversity of ecosystems, hence it comes as no surprise that yesterday South Africa celebrated the launch of the first-ever book of its kind in the country, the Field Guide to the Offshore Marine Invertebrates of South Africa, at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town.

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