South African Young Academy of Science

Archive for July, 2021

  • Jacarandas in parts of South Africa are flowering earlier: why it’s a warning sign

    Jennifer Fitchett, University of the Witwatersrand In September each year, South Africa’s Gauteng province turns purple. The cities of Johannesburg…

    by jenfitchett
  • The ongoing tale of finishing up my PhD: Part 2

    This is an extension of my April blog contribution ‘The ongoing tale of finishing up my PhD’. Even though I…

    by leahjunck
  • Stop, take a breath and celebrate your achievements

    If you think about it, people are achieving all time the time. They are just not always achieving ‘what they…

    by Maseteditshego
  • Jack/Jill of all trades, master of none. The modern-day dilemma.

    I have been reading a book called Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, written by Yuval Noah Harari. As the…

    by mauro95cesar
  • Academic presentations: how to get them right!

    Can you recall the last time you listened to a presentation or lecture for two and a half hours, and…

    by ncubekn