Consensus Study Reports

2021

Title: Evaluation of Alternative Telecommunication Technologies for the Karoo Central Astronomy Advantage Area
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: August 2021
Publication type: Consensus study

Title: Second Biennial Report on the State of Climate Science and Technology in South Africa
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: August 2021
Publication type: Consensus study

Title: Root Causes of Low Vaccination Coverage and Under-Immunisation in Sub-Saharan Africa
Published by: ASSAf and Uganda National Academy of Sciences
Publication date: July 2021
Publication type: Consensus study

Title: Provider Core Competencies for Improved Mental Health Care of the Nation
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: March 2021
Publication type: Consensus study

2020

2019

Title: Twelve Years Later: Second ASSAf Report on Research Publishing in and from South Africa (2018)
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2019
Publication type: Consensus study

Title: Report on Grouped Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in Communication and Information Sciences
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2019
Publication type: Consensus study

2018

Title: Status of Postgraduate Research Training in Engineering in South Africa
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2019
Publication type: Consensus study

Title: Human Genetics and Genomics in South Africa: Ethical, Legal and Social Implications
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2018
Publication type: Consensus study

Title: The State of Research, Development and Innovation of Electrical Energy Efficiency Technologies in South Africa
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2018
Publication type: Consensus study

Title: Reconceptualising Health Professions Education in South Africa
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2018
Publication type: Consensus study

 

Also available as a Concise Report

Title: Consensus Study on Agricultural Education and Training – Concise
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2018
Publication type: Concise study
Also available as a full Concensus study

2017

Title: Consensus Study on Agricultural Education and Training
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2017
Publication type: Consensus study
Also available as a Concise Study

Title: The State of Climate Change – Science and Technology in South Africa
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2017
Publication type: Consensus study

Title: The Regulatory Implications of New Breeding Techniques
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2017
Publication type: Consensus study

2016

Title: South Africa’s Technical Readiness to Support the Shale Gas Industry
(Please note that this is the final version and has replaced the pre-publication)
Published by:
ASSAf
Publication date: 2016
Publication type: Consensus study

2015

itle: The State of Biosafety and Biosecurity in South Africa
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2015
Publication type: Consensus study
Chapters: Prelims Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 References and Appendices

Title: Humanities Part 1: Literature
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2015
Publication type: Peer Review

Title: Diversity in Human Sexuality – Implications for Policy in Africa
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2015
Publication type: Consensus study

2014

Title: State of Green Technologies in South Africa 
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2014
Publication type: Consensus study

Title: State of Energy Research in South Africa
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2014
Publication type: Consensus study

Title: Preventing a Tobacco Epidemic in Africa
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2014
Publication type: Consensus study

2013

Title: Improved Nutritional Assessment of Micronutrients
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2013
Publication type: Consensus study

2011

Title: The State of Humanities in South Africa
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2011
Publication type: Consensus study

Title: Towards a Low Carbon City
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2011
Publication type: Consensus study

2010

Title:The PhD Study: An Evidence-based Study on how to meet the Demands for High-level Skills in an Emerging Economy 
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2010
Publication type: Consensus study

2009

Title: Scholarly Books: Their Production, Use and Evaluation in South Africa Today
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2009
Publication type: Consensus study

Title: Revitalising Clinical Research in South Africa
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2009
Publication type: Consensus study

2007

Title: HIV/AIDS, TB and Nutrition
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2007
Publication type: Consensus study

2006

Title: Report on a Strategic Approach to Research Publishing in South Africa
Published by: ASSAf
Publication date: 2006
Publication type: Consensus study