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.
Dr. Rasekoala delivered an invited workshop session to the CIBIO-InBIO Network (Senior Researchers, Academics & Administrators of the CIBIO-InBIO Research Centres) to upscale practice and programme development for science communication and public engagement in the CIBIO-InBIO programmatic framework. The focus of the capacity-building workshop was targeted at the work of the CIBIO-InBIO Centres in various […]
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’
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.
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”
Dr Rasekoala attended the Mozambique National Science Fair ‘Creating Tomorrow’s Scientist Programme’, 17-19 October 2016, Matola City, Mozambique, as Plenary Panel Speaker
This seminal and ground-breaking document, the first of its kind in Africa is a strategic, inclusive and empowering exhortation and Call to Action to all African scientists, researchers, academics and policy-makers, at national, sub-regional and regional levels, in Universities, Research Institutions, public and private sectors, and in the African Diaspora
African Gong has signed a partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Global Emerging Pathogens Treatment Consortium (GET), on the 28 July, 2016, in Lagos, Nigeria. Purpose & Objectives of MOU The MOU is aimed at mutually promoting our joint efforts in advancing science communication and the public learning and understanding of science (PLUS) in […]
Dr. Rasekoala attended the Conference as a Keynote Speaker and delivered a presentation entitled ‘Innovative Narratives and Frameworks for Colourful Science Communication: The European Landscape, Globalisation and International Co-operation’.
Dr. Elizabeth Rasekoala was invited as a Panel Keynote Speaker and delivered a presentation entitled, ‘‘Inclusive STI Advocacy in Africa: Multi-stakeholder Frameworks for closing the Knowledge Gaps and delivering Transformative Innovation” at the SPRU–Africa Engagement Week on STI and Policy, held on the 23-27 May 2016, in Pretoria & Johannesburg, South Africa.
African Gong NPO Registration
African Gong is legally registered as a Not-for-Profit Organisation (NPO) in the Republic of South Africa.
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Africa Scientifique – Post-Workshop Mentoring & Project Activities’ Support: African Gong in partnership with AIMS South Africa is delivering the third phase of the 2021 programme which involves the provision of mentoring and support to AIMS South Africa’s researchers in the planning, delivery and the monitoring and evaluation of their
practical public engagement activities, from September 2021 – February 2022.
Link to the Africa Scientifique Programme here.