South African Young Academy of Science

SAYAS in the News

SAYAS in the News
March 8, 2017 hannes@supronet.co.za

At its 6th General Assembly held on 12 to 13 October, SAYAS released a Statement on the state of Education in the country following the #Feesmustfall protests. Subsequently, the Statement was developed into an article published in The Conversation on 10 November.

Access: https://theconversation.com/young-scientists-seek-solutions-to-south-africas-higher-education-crisis-67251

In addition, the Dr Sahal Yacoob, SAYAS, Co-Chair was interviewed on PowerFM on 15 November.

Access the podcast link on: https://soundcloud.com/powerfm987/sahal-yacoob_young-scientists-seek-resolutions-to-south-africas-higher-education-crisis

Following our Annual Young Scientist Conference 2016 held on 6 to 7 October, on Human Rights, Judge Zak Yacoob reflects on ‘Sex and Gender Transformation in Africa’. Access: http://sajs.co.za/system/tdf/publications/pdf/SAJS-112-11-12-Yacoob_Commentary.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=35380&force=

SAYAS Alumnus Prof Bernard Slippers explores the role of Senior Academies of Science in the promotion, engagement and capacity development of young scientists. Access: http://sajs.co.za/system/tdf/publications/pdf/SAJS-112-11-12-Slippers_Commentary.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=35432&force=

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