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Webinar: The Nature of African Innovations

2020-05-24T00:27:40+02:00May 26th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Join Prof Mike Bruton, Scifest Advisory Committee Chair, in conversation with Steve Sherman (Living Maths) at the first Scifest Africa webinar: ‘The Nature of African Innovations’ on Tuesday 26 May at 4pm - Register here "Africa is internationally recognised as the ‘Cradle of Humankind’ and it is widely acknowledged that many significant inventions were made in Africa in ancient times. However, in the modern world, Africans are given little credit for the significant contributions that they are making to innovation in many different fields, including agriculture, medicine, astronomy and space science, sustainable living, architecture, education, transport, commerce and fintech, communications, smartphone apps, robotics, [...]

Scifest Africa 2018

2018-03-29T08:11:32+02:00Mar 7th, 2018|Tags: |

Scifest Africa, South Africa’s National Science Festival, was established in 1996 to promote the public awareness, understanding and appreciation of science, technology and innovation (STI) in South Africa. Scifest Africa is the largest science festival in Africa, and the 2017 National Science Festival offered an interactive festival programme consisting of 58 exhibitions and 726 events.