07 Jan 2019
GenderInSITE is pleased to announce that Professor Roseanne Diab has been appointed as the organisation’s new Director, beginning in January 2019. Professor Diab comes to GenderInSITE after serving as Executive Officer of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) for the past ten years. An esteemed Atmospheric Scientist focusing on climate change and air quality, she is Emeritus Professor...
13 Oct 2017
Gender and Innovation: Implications for Sustainable Development - A GenderInSITE-Elsevier Foundation workshop
On 4-6 September, a group of international experts on gender and innovation gathered in Pretoria, South Africa for the GenderInSITE-Elsevier Foundation workshop on Gender and Innovation: Implications for Sustainable Development. The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) coordinated this workshop, was...
27 Jun 2017
GenderInSITE-Elsevier Foundation workshop will explore intersection of gender and innovation in the developing world
From 4-6 September, the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) will host a GenderInSITE-Elsevier Foundation workshop in Pretoria, South Africa on Gender and Innovation: Implications for Sustainable Development. Since its 1994 report on Gender, Science, Technology and Development, the UN Commission on...
27 Sep 2016
Via ASSAf - the Academy of Science of South Africa Africa's Sex and Gender Equality in the Spotlight The status of transformation towards sex and gender equality in Africa will be debated at a round-table discussion on 6 October 2016 as part of the Annual Young Scientists' Conference of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST). Gender...
30 Aug 2016
From 8-9 December, South Africa will host its inaugural Science Forum at the CSIR ICC in Pretoria, and GenderInSITE is pleased to host a session on Applying a gender lens in STI: Where are we now and what do we need do to next? The panel, which is organized by GenderInSITE's regional focal point for Southern Africa at the Academy of Science of South Africa (...
30 Aug 2016
GenderInSITE Southern Africa: Applying the gender lens to Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience in Africa
On 4-5 July, GenderInSITE's regional focal point for Southern Africa, the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) will jointly hold a communications event in Ebene Cybercity, Mauritius to introduce a policymakers'...
30 Aug 2016
National science academies are known for being organizations of excellence; in most academies, only the most accomplished scientists are elected to membership, in a peer-based nomination and evaluation procedure that guarantees new members are broadly respected and regarded as exceptional in their fields. Yet recently, many have begun to question whether science academies' membership structures ...