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Media Releases

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Monday, November 21, 2016

The Gauteng’s Department of Roads and Transport and the CSIR today announced several transport-related research projects that will address some of the province’s public transport challenges.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The 2016 global carbon budget released on 14 November 2016, shows that while a three year reduced growth in fossil fuel carbon emissions is good news, South Africa still has twice the global average of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per person, compelling the country to increase its mitigation op

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Friday, November 18, 2016

Salt Lake City, UT  — November 16, 2016 — The Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) of South Africa has been recognised in the annual HPCwire Readers and Editors Choice Awards, presented at the 2016 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (

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Monday, November 7, 2016

It is undeniable that technology has made life far easier and its impact is felt in every area of society, especially in health care. With new illnesses and diseases being diagnosed across the world, the importance of innovation in health care is becoming more and more necessary. MSQ Health and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have partnered on a collaborative project that will help accelerate the integration of medical devices and facilitate improved maintenance and the increased lifecycle of these devices.

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

A cell biologist at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) was awarded the 2016 L'Ore'al-UNESCO Sub-Saharan Africa Award for her work involving the use of cutting-edge microscopes and synthetic biology tools to understand how immune genes are regulated.

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Scientists at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) were able to operate three Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) measurement simultaneously in the same location.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The CSIR has launched a South African first: A new-generation fingerprinting sensing technology, using high-speed, large-volume optical coherence tomography.

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Scientists at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the University of Cape Town (UCT), in collaboration with colleagues at the Institut Pasteur and University College London (UCL) have for the first time visualised a key regulatory protein in cells.

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) will be participating at the biennial Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) Expo taking place at Waterkloof Airforce Base in Centurion from 14 -18 September 2016.