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Upcoming events

PUB will be participating in major science festivals across the country. Please visit this section on a regular basis for updated information. Or catch us on our social media pages.





Finding the new voices of Science and Technology

Calling all scientist aged between 21 and 35 to enter the FameLab South Africa 2015 Competition. More information on the 2015 competition will be posted soon.


1) "Science and You” Event (01-06 June 2015)

2) Tree Biotechnology Conference (08-12 June 2015)

3) ECSITE 2015 (11-13 June 2015)

4) BSA Science Communication Conference (18-19 June 2015)

5) ANZCA 2015 (08-10 July 2015)

6) ICABBSS 2015 (20-21 July 2015)

7) Science in Society (01-02 October 2015)

8) Various conferences and meetings in Biotechnology

Young Science Communicators Writing Initiative:

In an initiative to offer a platform to exercise skills in science communication, PUB commissioned a group of young scientists to write popular articles on various topics relating to biotechnology applications. Read their on articles on topics including sustainable energy, aquaculture, palaeogenomics, and more... Click here to view.

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Press release

Shedding Light on Human Genetic Diversity

A paper detailing the the Southern African Genome Sequencing Project and its results was published in the journal Nature.

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Easy learning!

A range of teaching aids are available in a number of different languages


Interested in a career in the exciting field of biotechnology?

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