The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) aims to make all information available to stakeholders and interested parties. In this endeavour, ASSAf records all webinars and make them available on the website.



7th Presidential Roundtable - After the Riots: What really happened? Can we prevent a recurrence?


Discussion with Religious Leaders - Uniting people through diversity - coming together during times of need









COVID-19 and Human Rights: Perspectives on Socio-economic Rights and Violence
The Policy & Practice of Drug, Alcohol & Tobacco use during Covid 19 

Joint ASSAf-Royal Society webinar series 

12 May 2021 (recording)
Professor Stephanie Burton FRSSAf – Future Africa and Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Science Communication, Information and Ethics – the role of expert scientists in leading discussion and ensuring integrity

19 May 2021 (recording)
Professor William Bond FRSSAf – Department of Botany,  University of Cape Town
Beyond the Forest Edge: Understanding Open Ecosystems

21 July 2021 (recording)
Professor Jennifer Thomson FRSSAf – Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Cape Town
GM Crops and the Global Divide

28 July 2021 (recording)
Prof Rushdi Hendricks MRSSAf – Department of Pulmonology, University of Cape Town
A novel surgical approach to reverse obstructive sleep apnoea

18 August 2021 (recording)
Dr Ian Glass MRSSAf – SA Astronomical Observatory, UCT
More than 200 years of the SA Astronomical Observatory

1 September 2021 (recording)
Dr Morné du Plessis – CEO WWF South Africa
A New Deal for People and Nature

5 October 2021 (recording)
Professor Quarraisha Abdool-Karim FRSSAf – CAPRISA director, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Covid-19: Behind the Scenes

24 November 2021 – 17:00 Cape Town (RSVP)
Prof Mike Bruton FRSSAf – South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity,  Makhanda 
Curious Notions: Reflections of an Imagineer