Monthly Archives: Aug 2018

Scifest Africa 2019

2018-08-28T09:50:06+02:00Aug 28th, 2018|

Scifest Africa celebrating 23rd anniversary South Africa’s National Science Festival, Scifest Africa, will be celebrating its 23rd anniversary event from 6-12 March 2019 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape. The theme for 2019 is “Discover your element”, with reference to the 2019 International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements as proclaimed by the United Nations. In 2018, Scifest Africa attracted more than 62,000 visitors and offered a festival programme that consisted of 65 exhibitions and 701 events, presented by 284 contributors from 77 organisations in South Africa and the international STI sector. The national science festival received media coverage to [...]

2018 Eskom Expo for Young Scientists: Regional Final

2018-08-28T09:58:17+02:00Aug 1st, 2018|

The Eskom Expo for Young Scientists is South Africa’s leading, and only existing, national science fair that affords learners the opportunity to enter a project to exhibit their own scientific investigation. The project aims to inspire and develop young scientists who are able to identify a problem, analyse information, find solutions and communicate findings effectively. The 2018 Eskom Expo for Young Scientists Grahamstown Regional Final which is coordinated by Scifest Africa will be held in Grahamstown on Saturday, 4 August at the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences Building, Rhodes University, Artillery Road. Fantastic prizes are up for grabs at the Regional [...]

The SCIFEST-BASF Tour is coming your way!

2018-08-01T11:11:35+02:00Aug 1st, 2018|

Through the continued support of BASF Holdings South Africa, Scifest Africa is set to embark on a journey that aims to interact with as many learners, teachers and members of the public as possible. The SCIFEST-BASF road tour, scheduled to take place on 20-25 August,  is one of many tours that will see the promotion of public awareness, understanding and appreciation of STEMI through innovative events with entertainment value and scientific integrity journey through the Eastern Cape. Schools can look forward to a tour, which promises hands-on educational workshops, fun and interactive science shows and deep and meaningful community engagement [...]