4 March 2002:  Dr Eben Mulder: Pebble bed reactors.

2 April 2002: Dr Lynne Webber: The biological behaviour of HIV: Why is this virus so diabolically successful and will we ever beat this adversary?

6 May 2002: Dr Etienne Barnard: Molo Afrika Speech Technologies : Can Artificial be Intelligent?

3 June 2002: Prof Albert van Jaarsveld: Prospect for a sustainable South Africa?

5 August 2002:  Dr Rob Toms: Indigenous Knowledge Systems: Monitoring and sustainability of Mopane worm crop harvesting

2 September 2002:  Prof Derck Smits: Solar Eclipse.

7 October 2002: Prof Jan Boeyens: Prime Numbers, Atoms and Space-Time Structure of the Universe.