South African Young Academy of Science

Author archive for Maseteditshego

  • It has been a…What a year!

    I am still looking for an adjective to fill in the gap in the title. Probably because it has been…

    by Maseteditshego
  • Getting a postgraduate qualification is challenging, but the end results are exciting

    “We” look like we have it all under control. But postgraduate studies are hard and at times frustrating. You would…

    by Maseteditshego
  • Beyond my days as a Master of Arts student

    Earlier in the year I made a video narrating ‘a day in the life of a Masters student’. This is…

    by Maseteditshego
  • “How do we know if and when science makes a difference?”

    I was recently invited by the South African Journal of Science to report on a webinar held on the 4th…

    by Maseteditshego
  • Value versus material: My academic qualifications against my material wealth

    Earlier this year I obtained my Master of Arts Degree and began making arrangements for my PhD registration. I had anticipated…

    by Maseteditshego
  • Stop, take a breath and celebrate your achievements

    If you think about it, people are achieving all time the time. They are just not always achieving ‘what they…

    by Maseteditshego
  • Student teacher relationship: unlocking students’ potential

    Student teacher relationship: unlocking students’ potential We often think of ourselves through a binary lens. We think of ourselves as…

    by Maseteditshego
  • 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
  • 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
  • The realities of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Higher Education Sector

    In early March 2020, the president put the entire country under hard lockdown. This resulted in limited movement and interaction…

    by Maseteditshego