Women in Physics in SA

Overview: Women in Physics in South Africa (WiPiSA)

WiPISA WebPage

We are very please to announce that the new website for Women in Physics in South Africa (WiPiSA) is up and running. Please click on http://wipisa.saip.org.za/ and browse through the website





Download the form here

WiPiSA Call for Proposals 2015

Download the call here

WiPiSA 2007 Annual Report

Download the WiPiSA 2007 Annual Report here.

SA Women in Science Awards

Details of the categories and nomination forms are available from here.

Launch Conference: South African Women in Physics Program (SAWIPP)

In celebrating the World Year of Physics, The Department of Science and Technology, The South African Institute of Physics and the University of Pretoria undertakes to Launch Women in Physics in South Africa (WIPSA) to address the under-representation of Women in Physics in all areas of Physics. The Launch conference was held at the Blue-Waters Hotel, Durban on the 3rd and 4th November 2005.


Second Conference on Women in Physics

The Second International Conference on Women in Physics was held in Brazil in May 2005. South Africa was represented by Mrs. N. Kgabi (North-West U.) and Mrs. M. Diale (U. Pretoria).

South Africa's Paper

Press Release

The proceedings of the Second IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics is available online.

Third World Organisation for Women in Science

Postgraduate Training Fellowships for Women Scientists in Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDC) at Centres of Excellence in the South DEADLINE: 30 MAY Each year

TWOWS programme for Postgraduate Fellowships is available for applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDCs), for Ph.D. study programmes in the natural sciences, in developing countries. Applications will be considered in the following areas of the natural sciences: agriculture; biology; chemistry; engineering & technology sciences; earth & environmental resources; mathematics; medicine; physics; multidisciplinary sciences.

The deadline for submitted applications is 30 MAY (each year).

Detailed information and application forms can be found at the TWOWS website at: http://www.twows.org/.

First Conference on Women in Physics

The First International Conference on Women in Physics has highlighted the problems experienced by women in physics, internationally.

This section of the South African Institute of Phyisics website is the first step to assisting women in physics in their studies and careers.

For the moment, the main component of this section will be the Report on the Conference compiled by the South African team however this will be expanded as information comes in. Read the report for an idea of what can be added to this section.

Please email the Secretary (email: Secretary{at}saip{dot}org{dot}za) with any information that you feel can benefit women (and men!) in physics.

1 February 2006

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