National Science Week 2017: Science rocks!

It is National Science Week and the newest edition of Science Spaza, supported by DST-NRF CoE Palaeo, is celebrating palaeosciences! The edition is titled “Science rocks!” and features a profile interview on the work of Aviwe Matiwane, a PhD candidate in palaeo-botany at Rhodes University, as well as many other ‘rock science’ and related facts … 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