South African Young Academy of Science

Archive for October, 2020

  • 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…

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • A Streetwise 2, chemical free please

    Should we be worried about the chemicals in our food? As I write this, Twitter is a flurry of activity…

    by HaysHarvest