DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Palaeosciences Hosts First Education and Outreach Workshop

From September 13-15, 2016, the CoE was host to approximately 30 participants, representing primarily informal palaeosciences education initiatives from around South Africa, but including participants from the National Museums in Kenya. Present were educators and researchers from the Albany Museum, the Ditsong Museum of Natural History, Iziko Museum, the National Geographic “Umsuka” Public Palaeoanthropology Project, … Continued

Seminar on origins of the brain

On 21 September, JIAS, the Evolutionary Studies Institute at Wits University, the Centre of Excellence for the Paleosciences, and the Royal Society of South Africa will hold a one-day seminar on ‘The Origins of the Brain – From Mammal-like Reptiles to Humans’. A limited number of seats are available. Those interesting in attending are requested … Continued