PAST support has helped fund a new booklet for the Kariandusi Museum in Kenya.
The short guide was produced for the Kariandusi Museum working group, with the aid of the National Museums of Kenya, PAST and the British Academy’s Links and Mobility project. It will play an important part in
An international team led by University of the Witwatersrand palaeontologist Prof Jonah Choiniere has described a gigantic new species of dinosaur in the journal Current Biology.
The find, named Ledumahadi mafube, weighed 12 tonnes and stood about 4 m high at the hips. It was the largest plant-eating land
PAST BASA win press release
The partnership between PAST and Standard Bank has been recognised with a nomination in the upcoming 21st annual BASA (Business and Arts South Africa) Awards.
PAST’s two most important public engagement initiatives, All From One and Walking Tall, earned the partnership a nomination as a finalist in the Development
Walking Tall took part in the recent National Science Week (NSW), performing for learners, educators and staff at the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History in Pretoria.
Taking place annually, NSW is an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) that celebrates science through a nationwide programme of
April 27th 2018: The Palaeontological Scientific Trust (PAST) marked this year’s Freedom Day with the South African launch of the new season of its groundbreaking Walking Tall Educational Theatre Project.
Taking place at the Origins Centre, the performance captivated the invited audience with its engaging narrative of three teenage friends,
As part of our mandate to invest in African scientists, we recently funded a number of African scientists to attend the African Quaternary, Environments, Ecology and Humans (AFQUA) congress.
Taking place at the National Museum of Kenya in Nairobi from July 14th to 22nd, this international congress brought together developed
PAST was once again a key funder for African students attending the 2018 Koobi Fora Field School which took place in Kenya from June 9th to July 22nd.
This acclaimed international field research and training programme provides a deeply immersive experience for palaeoanthropology students to explore one of the most
Celebrating our Shared Heritage with PAST
On a Heritage Day mission, 702 Radio presenter Phumelo Motene, visited the University of the Witwatersrand’s Evolutionary Studies Institute in Braamfontein, to discover the shared origins of humankind as a means of enhancing African dignity and promoting tolerance of diversity and nature conservation in