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SKA SA welcomes Dr Rob Adam as Project Director

Dr Rob Adam, the new SKA SA Project Director, was officially welcomed to the organisation. He took over the reins on 1 January 2016. Following the retirement of Dr Bernie Fanaroff, the former Project Director at the end of December, Adam will be in this position for the next five years. Read the release

2016 Bursary results

Provisional awards in the Undergraduate and National Diploma Support Programme Applications.


A number of SKA South Africa vacancies are open for application. Check the application deadlines and apply now!

SKA SA eNewsletter

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SKA Skills Development Workshop: Antenna Metrology, 11-12 February 2016

First announcement and call for registration: High Frequency Antenna Metrology: An Introduction to Modern Antenna Range Measurement. The workshop will provisionally be held at the Engineering Faculties of Stellenbosch University and the University of Cape Town and will last for two days, from 11 to 12 February 2016. The workshop is supported by the SKA Skills Development Workshop Fund and is jointly organised by the Universities of Stellenbosch and Cape Town.

Our journey to bring the SKA to Africa

Download Our journey to bring the SKA to Africa - A new brochure and poster from the SKA South Africa Project celebrating the highlights of the past ten years.
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Q & A - everything you want to know

Find out everything you wanted to know about the Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope - or SKA - which will be the world's biggest telescope - and one of the biggest scientific projects - ever!
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Interactive panoramas of the future site of the SKA

View huge panoramas with fascinating detail of the site of the core of the future SKA radio telescope in South Africa. Zoom in and discover the detail ...