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29 June 2018

Winners of the 2017/2018 NSTF-South32 Awards

The NSTF-South32 Awards were held at a prestigious Gala Dinner in Gauteng on Thursday, 28 June 2018. This is the 20th anniversary celebration of the flagship project of the National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF). To celebrate the event, tributes were made to the 204 NSTF Awards recipients (since 1998) and a special anniversary award to Dr Xolani Humphrey Mkhwanazi.

Outstanding contributions to science, engineering and technology (SET) and innovation were awarded and celebrated in the following broad areas under 13 categories:

  •     Scientific research
  •     Innovation
  •     Management and related activities
  •     Capacity development in engineering research
  •     Environmental sustainability and biodiversity conservation
  •     Water research and innovation
  •     Data management and stewardship
  •     Communication
  •     Technology transfer, as well as education and training
  •     Sustainable energy for all (special annual theme award in recognition of the International Decade of Sustainable Energy for All (#SEforAll) declared by the United Nations)

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