Focus and Scope

Quest: Science for South Africa is a full-colour, quarterly, popular science magazine aimed specifically at the youth and the general public who have an interest in the sciences. It aims to present the country’s (South Africa’s) foremost scientific work in an accessible form and can be used to support curricula work at various levels and institutions. Quest is distributed to public high schools with science departments, universities, libraries, science centres, government departments, parliamentary committees, embassies, NGOs, TVETs and resource centres. Quest is also available at selected national science events, science Olympiads, DST events and Focus weeks and at various communal functions.
Quest is published on a quarterly basis, and each issue has a theme, which is generally decided six months in advance.
Quest: Science for South Africa is managed, hosted and published as an open access (free) magazine, by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf).

Quest: Science for South Africa is indexed by Google, the ASSAf Research Repository and Sabinet.

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