ASSAf Events

Embassy Lecture: Misunderstandings and Misuses: Science Journalism

Category
International Events
Date
14 March 2019
Venue
Rhodes University, Makhanda, South Africa

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16:00 – 16:30 Registration

16:30 – 16:40  Welcoming Remarks
Mr Stanley Maphosa, Liaison Manager: ASSAf
Mr John Wade-Smith, Regional Head of aScience and Innovation, British High Commission

16:40 – 17:40 Panel Discussion: Misunderstandings and Misuses: Science Journalism

Moderator:
Dr Hester du Plessis, Chief Research Specialist and Head of Science Engagement and Gender, HSRC                                 

Panelists:
Prof Doris Schroeder, Director of Centre for Professional Ethics, UCLAN College of Health, UK
Prof Harry Dugmore, School of Journalism and Media Studies, Rhodes University
Ms Natasha Joseph, Editor, Science and Technology, The Conversation Africa
Prof Janice Limson, Director, Biotechnology Innovation Centre, Rhodes University
Prof Himla Soodyall, MASSAf*, Executive Officer, ASSAf

18:10 – 18:15 Closing Remarks

17:40 – 18:10  Q&A

18:10 – 18:15  Closing Remarks
Prof Adrienne Edkins, MASSAf*, Biomedical Biotechnology Research Unit, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Rhodes University  

18:15  Networking

 

*MASSAf – Member of the Academy of Science of South Africa

 
 

All Dates

  • 14 March 2019

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