CoE Palaeo wins at SciFest!

  The DST NRF Centre of Excellence in Palaeosciences (CoE Palaeo) outreach workshop, entitled “Hands on human evolution”, and the CoE Palaeo standing exhibit at SciFest Africa 2017 proved extremely popular and won two awards! Images: CoE Palaeo’s Ian McKay, who also participated at SciFest Africa (above), and the awards received (below).        

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