Imagine Pangea Africa – Latin America Science Communication Competition 2017 – Winners

Watch the winning videos of Imagine-Pangea, the world’s first multilingual competition of science popularization!!!!

Expert Group Meeting to validate the APRM Study on Major Bottlenecks Facing Africa, 14-15th September, in Kigali, Rwanda

The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is a mutually agreed instrument voluntarily acceded to by African Union (AU) member States as an African self-monitoring mechanism

Joint AOSTI and SPRU Workshop on the Monitoring and Evaluation of the Implementation of STISA-2024, 29th-30th August 2017, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

In Malabo, Equatorial Guinea – on the 29th and 30th of August 2017, AOSTI, the African Observatory of Science, Technology and Innovation, and the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex, United Kingdom, organised a joint workshop on the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of the continental Science, Technology, and Innovation Strategy for Africa 2024 (STISA-2024) implementation.

3rd African Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity Pandemic Preparedness in Africa. Biosecurity and Infrastructure in the wake of the Ebola outbreak Accra, Ghana – August 16-18, 2017.

Global Emerging Pathogen Treatment Consortium (GET) in partnership with West African Task Force for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks (WATER), African Gong (AG) and Mothergold (MG) are organizing the 3rd African Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity in Accra Ghana from 16th to 18 August 2017

2nd African Conference on EID and Biosecurity

The Science Communication and Public Learning and Understanding of Science (PLUS) Faculty are a major pillar and key strand in the programme content of the 2nd African Conference on EID and Biosecurity, co-organised by African Gong.

The ‘Ecsite 2017′ Annual Conference, 15-17 June 2017, in Porto, Portugal

Dr. Rasekoala attended the Conference as a Panel Speaker for the Pre-Conference Workshop on the 14th June, entitled, ‘Social Inclusion and Diversity – from Goodwill to Institutional Change’.

Streams of Knowledge – National Scientists Day

This was the second edition of the annual cycle of the Caminhos do Conhecimento/Streams of Knowledge conferences, organized in honour of Prof. José Mariano Gago, on his birthday. Other than recalling the national and international legacy of Mariano Gago, 2017’s conference also instituted the celebration of the National Scientists Day, thus designated by the Portuguese Parliament to commemorate and acknowledge the historic, pertinent and innovative role of the scientific community, for the advancement of knowledge and, therefore, for the progress and welfare of society.

JICS – Science & You, 4-6 May 2017, Montreal, Canada

Dr. Rasekoala was invited as a Panel Speaker, by the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation (CSTMC), which co-organised the panel entitled ‘Women, Science, Engineering & Communication’

Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation, May 2, 2017

Dr. Rasekoala was invited as a Keynote Speaker to address the All-Staff Meeting of the CSTMC (with over 200 members), to contribute to the CSTMC’s proposed Women in STEM programme, and delivered a presentation entitled, ‘Inclusive Science Communication: A key driver of Gender Equality in STEM

1st International Science Centre and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD), November 10, 2016

Dr. Rasekoala has contributed an African Gong blog entitled“ISCSMD 2016: A Global Platform for Reflection, Transformation, and Mainstreaming the SDGs in Science Centres and Science Museums”