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The State of Science in South Africa takes a retrospective view of science and its development in South Africa. In most of the disci­plinary chapters, an historical context is provided and emphasis is given to past major scientific achievements.

The State of Science in South AfricaThe book concludes with views of some of the younger scientists in the country, many of whom are destined to become the future leaders of South Africa.

NEW! Copies of the book The State of Science in South Africa, published by the Academy in 2009, are now available as print-on-demand publications. These may be ordered from Patsy Scholtz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at a cost of R195.00 per copy.

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