The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) is an independent statutory body of eminent South African scholars and scientists. It was established in terms of an Act of Parliament. Its primary objectives are to generate evidence-based science advice for government and to promote public interest in and awareness of science.
Leopoldina German National Academy of Sciences is pleased to announce that nominations may now be submitted to the Leopoldina Study Centre for the Georg Forster Research Award granted by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The prize is awarded to enable colleagues from transition countries to conduct research in Germany and to collaborate more closely with colleagues from Germany. For additional information, visit: Georg Forster Research Award (http://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/georg-forster-award.html)
The Sudanese National Academy of Sciences (SNAS) and the Academy of Sciences of South Africa (ASSAf) held a workshop on the Impacts of Artisanal Gold Mining in Khartoum, Sudan on 2 and 3 September, 2014.
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