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Our Mission: To be the voice of Physics in South Africa


Get entangled with physicists this women’s month August 2020!


The Women in Physics in South Africa (WiPiSA) is having a series of engagements during the Women’s Month through social media, TV and radio to encourage girls to study physics and women to take up careers in physics. The TV and radio schedule, profiles and words of encouragement  will be coming up on the SAIP Facebook page https://web.facebook.com/South-African-Institute-of-Physics-1660099704207118/ 

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On these pages you will find information on what the institute does, how to become a member, jobs in physics in South Africa and career information for young scientists.


The following services are still in upgrade: OMS (partially functional)


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Some links of interest:

  1. Critical Skills VISA
  2. Professional Industrial and Physical Science Technologist (Pr.PhysTECH)
  3. Professional Physicists Registration (Pr.Phys)
  4. African Physics Education Network (AfPEN)
  5. Physics 500 Project site
  6. SAIP Graduates Database site
  7. SAIP Divisions sites
  8. SAIP Shop
  9. Biophysics Project
  10. Support SAIP through Donations and Partnerships 
  11. International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP)
  12. South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP) 



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