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National Science Week


SAIAB has once again participated in the countrywide celebration of science. Read more to see what exciting projects SAIAB has done:

Presentation: Becky Cudmore and Nick Mandrak: 10th August 2018


Working effectively at the science-policy interface on biodiversity issues: perspectives from both sides

Seminar: Dr Sarah Viana: 8th August 2018


Yes, WE women CAN describe shark species too!

New directions in mosquito control

Biological control using native predators can be an effective, environmentally-friendly approach to manage mosquito populations.

Fishes of the Okavango Delta and Chobe River, Botswana


Join Mike Bruton and Paul Skelton for the launch of their new book: 19th July 2018

SA Science Lens


Photographic exhibition at the National Arts Festival 28 June - 8 July 2018. Free.

Seminar: Prof Paul Cowley: 21 June 2018


Insights into the coastal movements and mortality of selected sharks and rays equipped with acoustic transmitters

SAIAB collaborates in new coelacanth search


SAIAB is playing a leading role in new coelacanth search. Find out what Dr Angus Paterson, managing director of SAIAB had to say.

Expedition to find coelacanths in Sodwana Bay


A team of marine scientists and film-crew have begun a trip in search for the coelacanth, South Africa’s “dinosaur fish”.

Seminar: Prof Paul Skelton 23rd May 2018


Sir Andrew Smith, the father of South African Zoology: his contributions to freshwater Ichthyology in South Africa