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3 August 2013
OPEN LECTURE

UWC-SLCA

invites science educators, educators in general, science students and staff, interested members of the public to an OPEN LECTURE as part of DST National Science Week

Venue: Life Science Auditorium, University of Western Cape, Robert Sobukwe Road, Bellville

Date: Saturday 3 August 2013

Time: 08:30 for 9:00 – 13:00

Theme: “Celebrating scientific areas in which South Africa has a competitive edge”

Topics: 1. "Sustainable energy, humanities only option“ (Prof Ben Bladergroen, South African Institute for Advanced Materials Chemistry, UWC)

2. The Square Kilometre Array and the Accelerating Universe (Prof Roy Maartens, DST-NRF Chair: Astronomy, UWC)

RSVP: By 30 July 2013 to Ronelle Williams, rowilliams@uwc.ac.za, Ph 021 959 2680, Fax 021 959 1285

INVITATION

PROGRAMME FOR OPEN LECTURE

SATURDAY 3 AUGUST 2013

UWC LIFE SCIENCE AUDITORIUM

Programme Director, Prof Shaheed Hartley (Director: UWC-SLCA)

8:30 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:30 Welcoming address by UWC Rector and Vice

Chancellor , Prof Brian O’Connell

9:30 – 9:45 Brief introduction to NSW by Director: SLCA, Prof

Shaheed Hartley

9:45 – 10:45 "Sustainable energy, humanities only option”

by Gerhard Swart obo Prof Ben Bladergroen, South

African Institute for Advanced Materials Chemistry, UWC.

10:45 – 11:00 Question time

11:00 – 11:15 Refreshment break

11:15 – 12:15 The Square Kilometre Array and the Accelerating

Universe by Prof Roy Maartens, DST-NRF Chair:

Astronomy, UWC

12:15 – 12:30 Question time

12:30 – 13:00 Word of thanks and closing: Prof Shaheed Hartley