SOUTH AFRICAN GLOBAL CHANGE SCIENCE COMMITTEE (GCSC)
In celebration of the long-standing friendship between Sweden and South Africa along with the technological and scientific advances that spur development and improve conditions for humanity, the National Research Foundation in partnership with the Sweden Embassy in Pretoria and Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University will host the annual Nobel Inspired Lecture on Monday, 2 October 2017 at Sefako Makgatho Health Science University.
The National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) are hosting the first global conference on Transformative Innovation Policy in Pretoria during 20-21 September 2017. The conference, hosted on behalf of the Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium (TIPC) has attracted 120 participants from 20 countries (including 6 countries from the continent).
The National Research Foundation (NRF) awarded its highest honour, the NRF Lifetime Achievement Award, to Professor Brian O’Connell during the annual NRF Awards ceremony on Thursday at the Central University of Technology, Bloemfontein.