2016-05-19 12:16

The Fund for Internet Research and Education (FIRE Africa) is a venture between AFRINIC, The Internet Society (ISOC) and the International Development Research Center (IDRC) that supports projects that use ICT to develop innovative solutions to Africa's unique education, access, information, infrastructure and communication needs.

In 2016, there are three types of grants: 




Provide four Grants of up to US$25,000 each for projects aligned with one of the following categories:

2016-03-15 18:03



Professor Duncan Charles Baker (PrEng, SciNat, Fellow IEEE, Fellow SAIEE, Hon Member Russian Popov Society) passed away on Saturday, 12 March 2016.

Duncan Baker was a well respected engineer, educator and professional volunteer.


2016-03-02 08:02

The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)’ Enterprise Development Academy (EDA) is excited to officially announce an extension on the  invitation for entries to the Small Business Boost Programme, specifically intended for those in the green economy.

This programme is free to small business owners, as it is funded by J.P. Morgan.

2016-03-01 09:24

A request from Nishaal Rooplall:

Dear Colleagues,

2016-02-29 11:54

New Registration System – Candidate Engineers: 

This serves as a reminder that  from 1 April 2016, all applications for registration as a Professional Engineer will only be considered in terms of the New Registration System (NRS). 

From this date (1 April 2016), applications for registration as a Professional Engineer in terms of the Legacy (old) System will no longer be applicable or accepted.

For more information, kindly view the links below:

2015-12-22 20:37


IST-Africa 2016 Conference

Durban, South Africa, 11 - 13 May 2016

Call for Papers - Extended Deadline 18 January


IST-Africa 2016 (11 - 13 May, South Africa) is the eleventh in an annual series of Ministerial level Technology Research Conferences, supported by the European Commission and African Union Commission. The 6th Annual IST-Africa Living Lab Thematic Working Group Meeting will take place on 10 May as a pre-conference event.

2015-10-18 16:56

*** 2nd IEEE CITA 2015 - Call for Participation ***


2015-10-18 16:47


HPSPSA2016 - High Performance Signal Processing South Africa
Conference 2016 held in Cape Town 25 - 29 January 2016

co-located with
CASPER2016 Collaboration for Astronomy Signal Processing &
Electronics Research held in Cape Town 25 - 29 January 2016


Call for papers/participation


2015-08-05 20:29

You are invited to join the IEEE and SAIEE in presenting the
first Joint Distinguished Volunteer award to Prof. David Davidson.

Speaker: Dr Ulrich Jakobus
IEEE Fellow and Vice President - Electromagnetic Solutions at Altair

Where : Seminar Room
Chemical Engineering Building

When : 6pm for 6:30pm Thursday 13 August

Please RVSP by Tuesday 11 August
for catering purposes:


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