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.

CIBIO-InBIO Institute, 17th May 2017, Porto, Portugal.

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 […]

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’

2ND AFRICAN CONFERENCE ON EID AND BIOSECURITY, 27 – 29 July, 2016, Lagos, Nigeria

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.

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”

Mozambique National Science Fair 2016

Dr Rasekoala attended the Mozambique National Science Fair ‘Creating Tomorrow’s Scientist Programme’, 17-19 October 2016, Matola City, Mozambique, as Plenary Panel Speaker

Lagos Declaration and Call to Action on Science Communication and the Public Learning and Understanding of Science (PLUS) in Africa, 27-29 July 2016, Lagos, Nigeria

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 Signs MOU with the Global Emerging Pathogens Treatment Consortium (GET)

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 […]

The Ecsite 2016 Annual Conference

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’.

SPRU – African Engagement Week on STI and Policy, 23-27 May 2016, Pretoria & Johannesburg, South Africa

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.