South African Young Academy of Science

Archive for 2019

  • Embracing our cultural diversities

    Did you know that South Africa has 12 Public Holidays in a year? That would be one holiday a month…

    by Joyful Mdhluli
  • Women’s role in decision-making: Lessons from Captain Marvel

    Superhero movies attract increasing attention from viewers of all ages. Recent ones such as Black Panther triggered discussions on current…

    by roulail
  • On Gender Dimensions of Education, Communication and Ethical Leadership

    By Dr. Leyla Tavernaro-Haidarian, PhD Over the last few years as a member of SAYAS and a research fellow at…

    by roulail
  • Mentors Matter

    A factor that had the biggest impact on making my journey as a woman in a male-dominated field easier was…

    by Munira
  • How I found my sisters in Science.

    Growing up in a family with three older brothers, a whole bunch of male cousins and no sisters; I have…

    by Joyful Mdhluli
  • WOMANDLA !!

    Having grown up in a Christian family I read the bible a lot. It followed naturally that I would believe…

    by SesetuNyeleka
  • But still, (together) we rise

      “You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very…

    by kimberleightommy
  • Bricked in by the walls of patriarchy

    By Prof Srila Roy is an associate professor of sociology at Wits The story of fighting sexual harassment in the university…

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  • The Gemini Problem

    There are two words that will upset most astronomers – ‘astrology’ and ‘aliens’. Although searching for extraterrestrial intelligence has embraced…

    by Munira
  • Am I a good or bad postgraduate student?

    Over the years since I started my postgraduate career, I have come across a lot of different kinds of people.…

    by Joyful Mdhluli