Science Communication & Science Engagement

Science and Society: We Mind the Gap!

Jive Media Africa is currently creating some of the most innovative science communication and science engagement products in South Africa. Our commitment is to bridge the gap between science and society, believing that an informed society will be empowered to make appropriate and innovative decisions.

Robert Inglis, Director of Jive Media Africa, was a winner of the National Science and Technology Forum Awards for Science Communication, for his “contribution to the development of the discipline of science communication through innovative and exciting media“.


Current clients in this area include:


Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAF)

Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Centre of Excellence on Human Development/ University of the Witwatersrand

Centre of Excellence Invasion Biology / University of Stellenbosch

Centre of Excellence Palaeontology/ University of the Witwatersrand

Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEA)

Department of Science and Technology (DST)

Developing Research Innovation, Localization and Leadership in South Africa (DRILL)

Global Strategies, USA

Health Economics and HIV and AIDS Research Division (HEARD)- UKZN

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Infectious Diseases Institute (Uganda)/University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)


SAASTA (South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement / DST / NRF)

South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI)

South African National Space Agency (SANSA)

South African Research Ethics Training Initiative (SARETI) -UKZN

South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS)

Square Kilometre Array South Africa (SKA)

University of the Free State (UFS)

The Wellcome Trust (UK)