UYilo programme boasts country’s first electric car, as well as 20-seater electric truck

NELSON Mandela Metropolitan University is forging ahead in electric vehicle technology in South Africa. As part of their uYilo e-Mobility Programme, the university has...

World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR)

On the 16th of April 2019, the Department of Science & Technology based at the CSIR (Scientia Campus) in Pretoria hosted an Affiliate Centre...

CSIR MEDIA BRIEFING ENERGY EFFICIENCY

On the 28th of March 2019 a Media Briefing was held at the CSIR campus in Pretoria where Engineer Jarrad Wright and engineer Joanne...

UNDERSTANDING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Gauteng residents urged to take part in transport perception survey

The residents of Gauteng have been urged to participate in and cooperate with the fieldworkers who are conducting a transport survey. About 37 000...

Students to fly SA flag high at supercomputing competition in Germany

The annual Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) conference, which took place in Cape Town recently, provided a platform for South African students to...

CHPC Conference 2018

SA students compete to build supercomputer at annual CHPC conference   Students from universities across the country are set to battle it out in building the fastest...

CSIR student researcher reaches for the stars

Keolebogile (Lebo) Sebogodi is one of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) researchers who are making inroads into the challenge of creating...

Budding young scientists come out in numbers at the ISF Eskom expo

When one wonders how other continents have managed to solve problems over the past decades, it is quite evident that innovations through Science and...

Stars shine brightly at the ScopeX expo

  This past weekend clear summer skies opened doors to the annual scopeX expo that saw hundreds of enthusiastic stargazers fill the iconic Military history...

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