18 May 2016: Prof de Wet Swanepoel, University of Pretoria, received the Brittish Association Medal [Silver] and presented a lecture: Using technology and connectivity to fight a silent epidemic.

10 August 2016: Dr Wynand Louw, Director Research, International and Infrastructure Development, National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) and President of the Consultative Committee for Ionising Radiation, International Bureau of Weights and Measures: The SI Redefined: Losing the last artefact and counting atoms.

7 September 2016: Prof Mike Gore and Prof Sue Stocklmayer, Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science: Why bother to communicate science?