South African Young Academy of Science

Author archive for roulail

  • THE MORE YOU GIVE, THE MORE YOU RECEIVE

    I was walking with my dog this morning and listening to one of Simon Sinek’s podcasts. Among the amazing things…

    by roulail
  • Make plans, but with a pencil

    “What 2020 taught us is to make plans with a pencil…” Here is to the start of a new year…

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  • 2020: The year of the right questions and the BIG ‘break’

    Show me one person that did not change their initial plans in 2020… That was definitely not me – neither…

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  • Online and in the classroom, COVID-19 has put new demands on teachers

    Written by Prof Nhlanhla Mpofu (SAYAS member) As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools were on lockdown in South Africa from…

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  • Climate research is critical in Africa: how to make it more visible

    Written by Prof Jennifer Fitchett (SAYAS member) Weather and climate have far-reaching effects on every part of life. The timing of…

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  • An “External Hard Drive” for our Research Masterminds

    We all accumulate new experiences and learn new skills daily. Some skills take time to learn. After a while, some…

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  • From Excel to Pollock: Postgraduate student supervision in the time of Corona

    Have lockdowns been a good motivation for supervisors to relook at their approaches? Written byProf Roula Inglesi-Lotz, Department of Economics,…

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  • Locked Down and Dancing – Physical Activity over the Next 21 Days

    By Prof Benita Olivier On Monday evening, 23 March, President Cyril Ramaphosa broke the shocking, nonetheless expected news: South Africa…

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  • Five ways academics can manage COVID-19 shutdowns

    by Prof Willie Chinyamurindi (Repost by The Conversation https://theconversation.com/five-ways-academics-can-manage-covid-19-shutdowns-133947) The COVID-19 pandemic has begun affecting a range of African countries where infection…

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  • Get your paper ready for publication

    by Prof Benita Olivier Are you in the process of writing your very first academic manuscript? I remember the many…

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