The latest news from AOSIS.

South African Journal of Physiotherapy now published by AOSIS
The South African Journal of Physiotherapy celebrates its 71st year of publication by joining AOSIS in 2015. We welcome all to visit the journal at, and invite authors to submit original research and reviews covering diverse topics concerned with but not limited to the scientific basis and clinical application of physiotherapy, education of practitioners, management of services and policy.
AOSIS supports statement by National Research Foundation requiring all publicly funded research to be made available by open access
The National Research Foundation (NRF) promotes and supports research in South Africa, with a view to generating knowledge and promoting high-level research capacity within the National System of Innovation. Publication of NRF-funded research outputs contributes to the knowledge base of the country, growing the knowledge economy, promoting innovation and stimulating development.
Open Access Scholarly Publishing in South Africa - 2014
Africa is a very large continent, the whole of North America and Western Europe combined can easily fit within its continental borders, but compared to those continents, Africa’s scholarly output in the form of scientific articles has been very poor.
Our new eCPD Healthcare website was launched this month!
Improvements include our new fresh look, easier navigation, a shopping cart facility and improved search functionality. Read more here.
Using learning management systems (LMSs) in schools
The use of learning management systems (LMSs) in schools can be a great advantage for both teachers and learners if implemented correctly. For this reason we encourage prospective LMS users to consult professionals before implementation, in order to make sure that their LMS is optimally utilised within their unique environment from the start, before initial setup.
The Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie offers the full journal archives online
AOSIS has completed the processing and uploading of all archived content for the Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie (, from 1982 to 1989 (Volumes 1 to 8) concluding the full-text of the archives of the Journal. It is now available online on the journal site.