South African Young Academy of Science

Archive for 2020

  • 2020: The year of the right questions and the BIG ‘break’

    Show me one person that did not change their initial plans in 2020… That was definitely not me – neither…

    by roulail
  • USA PRESIDENT ELECT, JOE BIDEN

    IS IT REALLY THE TIME OF A NEW AMERICANA?  Starting with the End of Narnia and Ending with the USA…

    by michellebeeslaar
  • PhD(ing) During A Global Pandemic

    Is academic pressure really necessary? Being a final year PhD student amid a global pandemic was never part of my…

    by Sinenhlanhla Sikhosana
  • Conferencing Toolkit for Postgrads

    Are you ready to conquer your fears? Covid-19 robbed me of my most favourite part of postgrad life: Conferencing. The…

    by Sinenhlanhla Sikhosana
  • Of writing

    What did I learn about getting a dissertation done? By the time this piece is published my dissertation will be…

    by HaysHarvest
  • SAYAS Blogging Competition 2021- Applications Open

    SAYAS Blogging Competition 2021- Applications Open Are you a postgraduate/doctorate student or postdoctoral researcher in or from South Africa and…

    by
  • The race to Mars

    Will the red planet be our saving grace? Scientists have been on the hunt for exoplanets and extraterrestrial life since…

    by Sinenhlanhla Sikhosana
  • Online and in the classroom, COVID-19 has put new demands on teachers

    Written by Prof Nhlanhla Mpofu (SAYAS member) As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools were on lockdown in South Africa from…

    by roulail
  • Climate research is critical in Africa: how to make it more visible

    Written by Prof Jennifer Fitchett (SAYAS member) Weather and climate have far-reaching effects on every part of life. The timing of…

    by roulail
  • South Africa, Immigration and Politics in the COVID-19 Pandemic

    What does #PutSouthAfricansFirst really mean? A history professor at Harvard University for over 50 years, Oscar Handlin, wrote ‘Once I…

    by michellebeeslaar