South Africa

South Africans don’t know much about science – Chief Researcher

According to Dr Saahier Parker (the Chief Researcher at the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators, Human Sciences Research Council) the South Africans don’t know much about science and he view this as the big problem.

Photo: University of the Witwatersrand

In his article titled South Africans don’t know much about science. Why this is a problem” published on the http://theconversation.com website he argues South African people know more about areas of science that influence them directly but many has no interest in any area in science.

“Unless these gaps are bridged, South Africans will not see the value that science and technology adds to their daily lives.” said Dr Saahier Parker

“And the country will not be able to use the power of science to find innovative solutions to its problems. ” he added

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