Posts tagged as education

SAIMC Johannesburg welcomes new chairperson at AGM

The Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Measurement and Control (SAIMC) Johannesburg branch recently held its annual general meeting (AGM) for 2018. Branch chairperson Mike Banda opened the meeting by thanking all members, patron members and sponsors for their support in making 2017 a success. The financial overview showed that there was a drop in golf day […]

Call for nominations: SANEA/SANEDI energy awards 2017

  The South African National Energy Association (SANEA) and the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) invites nominations for the upcoming Energy Awards 2017 event. Individuals, companies or projects which make noteworthy contributions in the Southern African energy sector can be nominated. Please nominate according to the following award categories: SANEA Energy Award (individual […]

High school pupils exposed to science and technology careers

  The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) hosted its yearly science fair to promote science and technology careers to learners at its main campus in May 2016. Grade 10 to 12 pupils with an interest in mathematics and science were invited to the fair. The CSIR holds a number of career-focused events each […]

Duncan Baker – celebrating a lifetime of engineering

  Duncan Baker was born in 1938 in Scotland. In 1955 he started his studies at Rhodes University where in 1964 he obtained an MSc in physics. During 1961-1963 he worked with the South African National Antarctic Expedition (SANAE) as an ionosphericist. He was on the maiden voyage of South Africa’s first Antarctic supply ship. […]