South African Young Academy of Science

Author archive for Luce Pretorius

  • TRY, TRY AGAIN (AND AGAIN)

    I’ve always recognized that rejection plays a role in the “Academic Game.” I’ve seen this discussed on academic and social…

    by Luce Pretorius
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • THE MOSAIC OF ACADEMIA: TOWARDS ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

    Mosaics have mesmerized people across the world with their vibrant colors and distinct style. This beautifully constructed colored craft, which dates…

    by Luce Pretorius
  • 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
  • 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
  • CELEBRATING BRAVERY: a peek into something new

    Vulnerability – willingness to show emotion or to allow one’s weaknesses to be seen or known; willingness to risk being…

    by Luce Pretorius
  • Someone Like You

    “Who am I?” One of the most dreaded and difficult topics to respond to. Most people dislike answering this question…

    by Luce Pretorius