Five female scientists from the Western Cape’s Stellenbosch and Cape Town universities have received prestigious L’Oréal-Unesco Regional Fellowships for Women in Science, which will help them to complete their doctorates.
• Unesco fellowship for SA scientist
A South African team of researchers will soon lead a major follow-up clinical trial to confirm the effectiveness and safety of tenofovir gel, an antiretroviral microbicide, which has been proven to reduce HIV infection in women.
• Major HIV prevention breakthrough
A passion for providing housing for all, coupled with innovative technology, has led to South African company Moladi being invited to show its concept at a prestigious exhibition organised by the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.
• New technologies for social housing