South African Young Academy of Science

Archive for 2022

  • The pressure experienced through a PhD

    I am almost a year into this very important phase of my life, my doctorate. Although I never underestimated the…

    by Nthabeleng Hlapisi
  • WHO ARE WE TRYING TO FOOL, ANYWAY?

    Over recent months, the not-so-new, yet highly popular buzzword, “imposter syndrome” seemed to be popping up everywhere. A search on BuzzSumo revealed that…

    by Luce Pretorius
  • Friends that matter.

     Whatever you put around yourself, you will be the mirror of it. Surround yourself with things you love. Marcel Wanders…

    by Nthabeleng Hlapisi
  • We’re in this together!

    During undergrad, let’s be honest, although it’s important to pass your assignments and attend afternoon lectures, we want to have…

    by tasvidaya
  • MIRROR MIRROR ON THE WALL…

    Ever since I was young, I have loved reading. It whisked me away to an imaginative universe where everything was possible!…

    by Luce Pretorius
  • Alternative cancer therapy modalities?

    I often get questions from my friends and family about cancer. In fact, it is not just limited to what…

    by Nthabeleng Hlapisi
  • CRITICALLY CONSIDERING YOUR SAFETY- Are you safeguarded against service users?

    Imagine receiving a crisis call and wanting to assist. You know that you have the professional expertise to assist, and…

    by Luce Pretorius
  • You’ve finished studying! So, what’s next?

    I’ve spent the past years working hard (and partying harder) to obtain three degrees. I’ve thrown my mortarboard in the…

    by bonnete
  • Society VS PhD

    Got your undergrad degree? “Congratulations!” Got your honours degree? “Wow, keep it up!” Got your Master’s degree? “Amazing! You’re going…

    by tasvidaya
  • Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining

    I have suffered from anxiety and depression for over 10 years, and I knew the potential threat a PhD might…

    by bonnete