New SAYAS EXCO 2016

In keeping with its governance structures, SAYAS elected a new team of Executive committee members at its sixth Annual General Meeting held on 12 to 13 October, 2016 at the National Research Foundation in Pretoria. The new EXCO Team will serve for a one year period. They are: ┬áName & Post Affiliation Dr Sahal Yacoob…

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Making Science Accessible

There has been a growth of programmes encouraging young girls to maintain their interest in STEM fields. In-school and out-of-school programs are gaining popularity, and in order for that to continue, those in the STEM fields have to support both local and national efforts to foster girls. This is a call that the South African…

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SAYAS Members in the News

Congratulations to Prof De Wet Swanepoel for being appointed President of the International Society of Audiology for a two year term. The International Society of Audiology has its official seat in Geneva, Switzerland. Prof Swanepoel is currently a Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at the University of Pretoria. We wish him…

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SAYAS in the News

At its 6th General Assembly held on 12 to 13 October, SAYAS released a Statement on the state of Education in the country following the #Feesmustfall protests. Subsequently, the Statement was developed into an article published in The Conversation on 10 November. Access: https://theconversation.com/young-scientists-seek-solutions-to-south-africas-higher-education-crisis-67251 In addition, the Dr Sahal Yacoob, SAYAS, Co-Chair was interviewed on…

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