Posts tagged as Department of Science and Technology

Young scientists put data to work in solving problems

A group of young data science students could have the answer to help prevent fatalities in South African mines due to seismic activity and rock bursts, with the development of an early warning and monitoring system called “Rock Pulse”. The students are part of a group participating in the Data Science for Impact and Decision […]

Young scientists put data to work in solving problems

A group of young data science students could have the answer to help prevent fatalities in South African mines due to seismic activity and rock bursts, with the development of an early warning and monitoring system called Rock Pulse. The students are part of a group participating in the Data Science for Impact and Decision […]

South Africa’s first Bio-atlas launched

  South Africa’s first Bioenergy Atlas, launched by the Department of Science and Technology, has been welcomed by stakeholders as a critical resource in moving the country towards a low-carbon economy. Aimed at assisting government in its efforts to increase the national energy resources, the Bioenergy Atlas indicates the potential of biomass as sources of […]

Space exhibition aims to inspire science careers

  Dr. Phil Mjwara, the director-general of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), officially opened the DST’s exhibit at Gateway to Space: The Exhibition on 1 June 2016 at the Sandton Convention Centre. The exhibit focuses on the South African space sector and highlights astronomy as well as space science and technology. It is […]