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Academy of Science of South Africa

Index Academy of Science of South Africa

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) is the national science academy for that country. [1]

21 relations: Academy of sciences, Afrikaans, Case study, Climate change, Department of Science and Technology (South Africa), Evidence-based management, Institute for Scientific Information, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Nelson Mandela, Ocean acidification, Open access, Open access in South Africa, Pretoria, Roseanne Diab, SciELO, Scientific consensus, South African Journal of Science, Sydney Brenner, The World Academy of Sciences, White paper, Xenophobia.

Academy of sciences

An academy of sciences is a type of learned society or academy (as special scientific institution) dedicated to sciences that may or may not be state funded.

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Afrikaans

Afrikaans is a West Germanic language spoken in South Africa, Namibia and, to a lesser extent, Botswana and Zimbabwe.

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Case study

In the social sciences and life sciences, a case study is a research method involving an up-close, in-depth, and detailed examination of a subject of study (the case), as well as its related contextual conditions.

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Climate change

Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time (i.e., decades to millions of years).

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Department of Science and Technology (South Africa)

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is the South African government department responsible for scientific research, including space programmes.

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Evidence-based management

Evidence-based management (EBMgt) is an emerging movement to explicitly use the current, best evidence in management and decision-making.

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Institute for Scientific Information

The Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) was founded by Eugene Garfield in 1960.

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (also known as "NASEM" or "the National Academies") is the collective scientific national academy of the United States.

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.

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Ocean acidification

Ocean acidification is the ongoing decrease in the pH of the Earth's oceans, caused by the uptake of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

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Open access

Open access (OA) refers to research outputs which are distributed online and free of cost or other barriers, and possibly with the addition of a Creative Commons license to promote reuse.

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Open access in South Africa

Open access to scholarly communication in South Africa occurs online via journals, repositories, and a variety of other tools and platforms.

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Pretoria

Pretoria is a city in the northern part of Gauteng, South Africa.

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Roseanne Diab

Roseanne Diab is the CEO and a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa.

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SciELO

SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online) is a bibliographic database, digital library, and cooperative electronic publishing model of open access journals.

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Scientific consensus

Scientific consensus is the collective judgment, position, and opinion of the community of scientists in a particular field of study.

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South African Journal of Science

The South African Journal of Science is a peer-reviewed multidisciplinary academic journal and the official publication of the Academy of Science of South Africa.

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Sydney Brenner

Sydney Brenner (born 13 January 1927) is a South African biologist and a 2002 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate, shared with Bob Horvitz and John Sulston.

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The World Academy of Sciences

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) is a merit-based science academy uniting 1,000 scientists in some 70 countries.

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White paper

A white paper is an authoritative report or guide that informs readers concisely about a complex issue and presents the issuing body's philosophy on the matter.

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Xenophobia

Xenophobia is the fear and distrust of that which is perceived to be foreign or strange.

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Redirects here:

South African Academy of Science, Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie van Wetenskap en Kuns, Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Academy_of_Science_of_South_Africa

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