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Author archive for jenfitchett

  • Facing the fallibility of the human body

    Wednesday 8 September I had woken up reminding myself to chat to Anson for tips on having an MRI, as…

    by jenfitchett
  • 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…

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  • 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
  • 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
  • Don’t squander the Stem switch-on

    via The Mail and Guardian Prof Mmaki Jantjies, Associate Professor of Information Systems at the University of the Western Cape,…

    by jenfitchett
  • Don’t squander the Stem switch-on

    via The Mail and Guardian Prof Mmaki Jantjies, Associate Professor of Information Systems at the University of the Western Cape,…

    by jenfitchett
  • Down the rabbit hole… and into the world of ‘StudyTubers’

    I’ve been trying to think back to when (and how) I first stumbled upon Lydia Violeta’s channel on YouTube. It was somewhere…

    by jenfitchett