South African Young Academy of Science

Archive for 2021

  • Presenting Google Earth Engine at the UCL-Wits climate workshop

    I was asked by my supervisor Prof. Jen Fitchett to present at the University College London (UCL)- University of the…

    by mauro95cesar
  • Boosting connectivity in African universities: a lofty ideal, but doable

    Posted from The Conversation Africa Authored by Prof Willie Chinyamurindi, SAYAS Co-Chair 2021 Connecting African universities to high speed internet can…

    by jenfitchett
  • Am I different? I am a post-grad student but also just a young person

    I know a lot of you think that post-graduate students have it all figured out. They have everything under control.…

    by Maseteditshego
  • I may be a student, but I love the nostalgia of my childhood.

    I often watch a show on the History Channel called American Pickers – two guys that travel around America picking…

    by mauro95cesar
  • What I get up to when I am not PhDing

    One particular question I always struggle to answer is: “Keith, what are your hobbies?” This is due to the amount…

    by ncubekn
  • Nurturing sanity

    It feels quite bizarre, writing about crafting in times like these. The ongoing extraordinary situation of living through a pandemic…

    by leahjunck
  • Nurturing sanity

    It feels quite bizarre, writing about crafting in times like these. The ongoing extraordinary situation of living through a pandemic…

    by leahjunck
  • We are academics, but we are also…

    In the pressure of the publish or perish mentality, an insidious culture has emerged where a work-life balance is frowned…

    by jenfitchett
  • Is it really fiction? The Unimaginable Realities of Crime in South Africa

    It is just after dusk. I hop off the Bus. The relief is exciting because the anxiety of being inside…

    by Maseteditshego
  • One more thing COVID-19 and lockdowns have changed drastically: Scientific conferences

    Attendees at the 18th World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology in Kyoto, Japan. Conducting research can be one of…

    by ncubekn