National Science Week 2023

The Department of Science and Innovation launched the 2023 edition of National Science Week (NSW) at the University of Venda, on Saturday, 22 July, 2023. The department says this week is aimed at engaging over 1,000 learners in science, technology, and innovation (STI) activities. The event, held annually in different provinces, provides a platform for people of all ages to learn about STI and its importance in daily life through science shows, demonstrations, workshops, lectures, and science centers. Shadrack Mkansi, the Science Awareness manager at the South African Agency for Science and Technology (SAASTA) elaborated more about the event and how residents of the Northern Cape can access the National Science Week...                                                                            INSERT(National Science Week)The theme for this year's National Science Week is, "Transforming lives through evidence-based science," which aims to entrench the concept of science as the solution to everyday problems and encourage young people to study and enter careers in STI to help take the country forward. The event will feature 200 exhibits showcasing different technologies including cybersecurity. 

Journalist: Thulani Sigonya

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