Abu Dhabi Science Festival, Abu Dhabi, UAE

British Science Festival, Various, UK

Cambridge Science Festival, Cambridge, UK

Cheltenham Science Festival, Cheltenham, UK

Dansk Naturvidenskabsfestival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Edinburgh International Science Festival, Edinburgh, UK

Festival della Scienza, Genoa, Italy

Festival Znanosti, Various, Croatia

New Zealand International Science Festival, Dunedin, New Zealand

Philadelphia Science Festival, Philadelphia, USA

San Diego Science Festival, San Diego, USA

Sasol Techno-X, Sasolburg, South Africa

Science Unlimited, Various, South Africa

Science Week Ireland, Various, Ireland

SciFest Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland

Sofia Science Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria

USA Science and Engineering Festival, USA

Vetenskapsfestivalen, Goteborg, Sweden

World Science Festival, New York, USA

Wrexham Science Festival, Wrexham, Wales


Boyden Observatory, Bloemfontein

Cape Town Science Centre, Cape Town

Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO), Krugersdorp

Iziko Museums, Cape Town

Southern African Association of Science and Technology Centres (SAASTEC)

Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, Johannesburg

Sci-Enza Science Centre, University of Pretoria, Pretoria

UniZul Science Centre, Richard’s Bay


Academy of Science of South Africa 

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Department of Basic Education

Department of Science and Technology (DST)

Eskom Expo for Young Scientists


First African in Space Project

Good Science Fair Projects

Keo Project


National Research Foundation (NRF)

Students Hub

National Science and Technology Forum (NTSF)

Sibo Series

South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA)

South African Young Academy of Sciences

South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO)

South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON)

South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB)

Southern African Large Telescope (SALT)

Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Africa

Young Engineers and Scientists of Africa (YESA)

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