Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research ‒ CSIR
Pretoria, South Africa

The objectives of the CSIR are, through directed and particularly multi-disciplinary research and technological innovation, to foster, in the national interest and in fields which in its opinion should receive preference, industrial and scientific development, either by itself or in co-operation with principals from the private or public sectors, and thereby to contribute to the improvement of the quality of life of the people of the Republic, and to perform any other functions that may be assigned to the CSIR by or under this Act.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.csir.co.za/csir-brief

Address:
PO Box 395,Pretoria-South Africa

Country:
South Africa

Sub-region:
Southern Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
South Africa
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1945
Age (years)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
79 
South Africa average
 29
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): N Kalaiselvi
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Dr Thulani Dlamini, CEO
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 11
South Africa average
 28
Global average
 66
% Female staff
2023
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 9%
South Africa average
 25%
Global average
 50%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 8
South Africa average
 32
Global average
 65
2020
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 300
Financials
2020
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 $193,000
South Africa average
 $19,711,254
Global average
 $214,856,754
2019
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 $180,000

Social

Likes (2023)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 27,622
South Africa average
 18,900
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 26,227
Likes (2021)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 24,672
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 28,587
South Africa average
 10,460
Global average
 28,979
Followers (2022)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 25,697
Followers (2021)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 23,244
Subscribers (2023)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 3,540
South Africa average
 2,876
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 2,950
Subscribers (2021)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 2,480
Followers (2023)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 4,930
South Africa average
 6,826
Global average
 11,195
Followers (2022)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 4,373
Followers (2021)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 3,789
Followers (2022)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 134,583
South Africa average
 33,343
Global average
 16,662
Followers (2019)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 76,588

Data notes

Last updated: 08/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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