South African Young Academy of Science

Archive for 2022

  • THE UNSPOKEN REALITY OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

    Everyone knows that postgraduate studies are challenging.  This is how it’s intended to be. However, while postgraduate students go into…

    by Luce Pretorius
  • I finally found some greenspiration…

    The more I look after plants, the quicker they die. However, I have recently taken an interest in gardening, and…

    by bonnete
  • I finally found some greenspiration…

    The more I look after plants, the quicker they die. However, I have recently taken an interest in gardening, and…

    by bonnete
  • When settling on a name for SAYAS was nearly as difficult as writing its constitution!

    By Caradee Y Wright …well, not quite, but in October 2011, when the young academy was launched with its first…

    by jenfitchett
  • Is it just me, or is it hot in here?

    In the coming decades, ecological degradation, rising temperatures, and extreme weather events could intensify the threats to human health posed…

    by bonnete
  • POST GRADUATE STUDIES: “A HURRY-UP-AND-WAIT PROCESS”

    Looking back over the last few months, I can honestly say that my life has changed dramatically. I almost feel…

    by Luce Pretorius
  • The academic puzzle… Which piece am, I and where do I fit in?

    ‘We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.’ – Malcolm X Most…

    by Nthabeleng Hlapisi
  • The art of learning

    Let me stop you right there. I’m not going to give you tips on how to ace your next exam,…

    by tasvidaya
  • Let me take you on a journey into my world of viruses and stress eating!

    I constantly get asked what a typical day of a medical virology PhD student is like. It is very difficult…

    by bonnete
  • A day in my life, navigating a PhD through corona.

    As a first year PhD candidate, I had imagined my first year to be focused on interacting with people in…

    by Nthabeleng Hlapisi