The South African Journal of Science is an open access, multidisciplinary journal published bimonthly by the Academy of Science of South Africa. Its objective is to promote the visibility and impact of South African and African research by publishing high-quality original research from Africa or on African-relevant issues that will be of interest to readers in any discipline and for the benefit of scholars, educators, the general public and policymakers. It also provides a forum for discussion of news and developments in research and higher education.

Published: 2023-10-17

From waste cooking oil to oxygen-rich onion-like nanocarbons for the removal of hexavalent chromium from aqueous solutions

Themba D. Ntuli, Ludwe L. Sikeyi, Thomas H. Mongwe, Orlette Mkhar, Neil J. Coville, Edward N. Nxumalo, Manoko S. Maubane-Nkadimeng

GYPWORLD Africa: Setting an agenda for gypsum ecosystem research in southern Africa

Stefan J. Siebert, Sara Palacio, Arantzazu L. Luzuriaga, Gillian Maggs-Kölling, Eugene Marais, Silvia Matesanz, María Prieto, Yolanda Pueyo, Nishanta Rajakaruna, Ana M. Sánchez, Sarina Claassens

Association of accelerometry-based and self-reported physical activity with cardiovascular risk in South African children

Patricia Arnaiz, Felix Guntlisbergen, Denis Infanger, Markus Gerber, Larissa Adams, Danielle Dolley, Nandi Joubert, Madeleine Nienaber, Siphesihle Nqweniso, Rosa du Randt, Peter Steinmann, Jürg Utzinger, Cheryl Walter, Uwe Pühse, Ivan Müller

South African grasslands and ploughing: Outlook for agricultural expansion in Africa

Elaine Slooten, Eulalia Jordaan, Joseph D.M. White, Sally Archibald, Frances Siebert

Data gaps will leave scientists ‘in the dark’: How load shedding is obscuring our understanding of air quality

Caradee Y. Wright, Matthew Benyon, Nomfundo Mahlangeni, Thandi Kapwata, Rebecca M. Garland

Some real but mostly unconsidered costs hiding in the dark corners of load shedding

Marthinus J. Booysen, Servaas van der Berg, Pieter W. van der Walt

The impact of the increasing residential battery backup systems on load shedding

Michael J. Ritchie, Jacobus A.A. Engelbrecht, Marthinus J. Booysen

One-pot hydrothermal green synthetic approach of fluorescent carbon dots as optical probes for 2-nitrophenol

Pogisego Dinake, Gothatamang N. Phokedi, Mbhatshi M. Keetile, Mmamiki A. Botlhomilwe, Mogomotsi Tlhako, Bokang Present, Janes Mokgadi, Rosemary Kelebemang

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eISSN: 1996-7489
print ISSN: 0038-2353