The Royal Society of South Africa is the Republic’s premier multi-disciplinary scientific organisation having received its Charter from Edward VII in 1908. For a century, the Society has played a leading role as the public face of South African science.
Without discrimination, it has fostered a national culture of scientific excellence through funding, education and public outreach. The Society rewards eminent scientists with Fellowships and medals and facilitates a spirit of camaraderie among academics who are generous with their knowledge – keep up with their latest news and events.