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Oct 27 2017

Science Forum South Africa: 7-8 December 2017

The World Academy of Sciences Regional Office for sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA) will be hosting a roundtable session at the 2017 Science Forum South Africa that will be held from 7-8 December in Pretoria, South Africa at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) International Convention Centre hosted by the…
Aug 29 2017

Science Action on Shale Gas Deliberated- 31 August to 1 September 2017

A science action plan to help steer the South African shale gas industry will be considered at a national conference entitled The Shale Gas Industry in South Africa: Toward a Science Action Plan hosted by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), in partnership with the Department of Science…
Mar 13 2017

Press Release: TWAS, partners to meet on refugee scientists

An untold number of researchers, engineers and doctors are among the millions displaced by recent conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa. A workshop co-organised by TWAS will explore the lives of refugee scientists – and the expertise they bring to their new countries. They are climate scientists and…
Dec 1 2016

27th TWAS General Meeting Highlights for sub-Saharan Africa

The 27th General Meeting of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) was held in Kigali, Rwanda in November 2016. The meeting was well attended by Fellows, TWAS Young Affiliates and representatives of Regional Offices. It also created a platform to award, recognise and celebrate outstanding scientists/researchers who are excelling in…
Oct 20 2016

3rd TWAS-ROSSA Newsletter out

Download a copy of the TWAS-ROSSA newsletter and disseminate further to your relevant stakeholders. The regional office also invite members, affiliates, research institutions and scientists to contribute news articles for the newsletter to help create awareness, celebrate and promote scientific achievements & innovations that are contributing to solve many societal…
Aug 22 2016

Media Release: TWAS-ROSSA Young Scientists’ Conference 2016

 The 2016 Regional Young Scientists’ Conference will be held in Nigeria this week. The World Academy of Sciences Regional Office in sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA) has partnered with the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) and the Nigerian Young Academy (NYA) to host the 2016 Regional Young Scientists’ Conference (RYSC). The conference…
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