South African Young Academy of Science

Archive for 2019

  • From MeerKAT to beyond the Milky Way

    South Africa is a very exciting place to do astronomy for many reasons. The most prominent reason? The MeerKAT telescope.…

    by Munira
  • The final stretch fatigue

    Can you believe we are in the last quarter? We are on the verge of saying goodbye to 2019 and…

    by kimberleightommy
  • SAYAS Blogging competition 2020

    Are you a postgraduate student in or from South Africa and you feel you have so many thoughts to share…

    by roulail
  • Giving back to our communities

    The same way we find and feel that mentors are important to us just like Munira discussed in her August…

    by Joyful Mdhluli
  • The other side of being a PhD student

    Being a PhD student is an opportunity that can change one’s life for the better, however, it is no walk…

    by SesetuNyeleka
  • What student teachers learn when putting theory into classroom practice

    by Dr Nhlanhla Mpofu (Repost by The Conversation https://theconversation.com/what-student-teachers-learn-when-putting-theory-into-classroom-practice-122222) The preparation of student teachers is a critical aspect of their…

    by roulail
  • Five Things Postgrad Students are Tired of Hearing

    Postgrad science students have a lot on our plates. Between labwork, presentations, keeping up to date with the latest publications,…

    by Munira
  • Let’s get ETHICAL

      For some researchers and students, this is just another form, more admin and more work to get through before…

    by kimberleightommy
  • “Get into the game” – e-communication clarified

    by Prof Benita Olivier I am sitting next to the hockey field while my 7-year-old is playing his first mini-hockey…

    by roulail
  • Expectations meet reality…

    So in preparation for my data collection which I hope will start soon. I have been having practice shoots or…

    by SesetuNyeleka