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    The Annual Report is produced to report on progress of NSTF activities and focus areas, as well as to report the financial position of the Forum to its members and stakeholders.
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  • science bursaries

    Science bursaries

    Learners, students, and young people interested in the sciences! When you can't AFFORD to fund your tertiary education and don't know WHERE to start. This is your "one-stop shop" for careers and bursaries in science, engineering, and technology!Visit our Science Bursaries Web site

  • Workshops & seminars

    Workshops & seminars

    Energy Workshop: Does the Government's Energy Planning take full account of the available technologies, environmental impact, and the required Research and Development? Join the NSTF on 29 October and make your voice heard. Click here to find out more.

  • Awards
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    NSTF-BHP Billiton Awards

    The National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) acts as a custodian of the science system by highlighting issues of concern and encouraging critical discussion. The prestigious NSTF-BHP Billiton Awards annually recognise the outstanding contributions of individuals and organisations to SET research. Visit our Awards web site

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    Science Communication

    Visit our SET Policy Brief, NASTEF eNewsletter and Media Releases for the latest updates.
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  • membership & Policy

    membership & policy

    The NSTF is a vehicle for your organisation to give expert input to Government policy and a platform to express the views of your management, members and employees regarding science, engineering, technology and innovation (SETI) policies. Member Application Form


The winners of the 2013/14 NSTF-BHP Billiton Awards were announced and celebrated in Gauteng on Thursday, 3 July 2014, at the 16th Annual Awards Gala Dinner. The awards were presented by the Honourable Minister of Science and Technology, Ms Naledi Pandor, who is also the patron of the event, and celebrated along with almost 600 guests from the broader science community. Congratulations to the winners of the 2013/14 NSTF-BHP Billiton Awards! We rejoice with you and thank you for your superb contributions to SETI in South Africa

Science, Engineering and Technology in the News
25 July, 2014

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NSTF is a broadly-representative forum of organisations in Science, Engineering, Technology and Innovation (SETI), and was established in 1995. The NSTF has a proud history of involvement in SETI policy issues and the promotion of discussion about SETI matters. Since 1998, the NSTF, has organised the prestigious NSTF Awards.

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Last updated: 25 July, 2014