South African Young Academy of Science

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  • 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
  • Research Professions: Taking tough jobs to a new level.

    I remember when I was in high school, I had to job shadow someone who was in a profession that…

    by tasvidaya
  • Research Professions: Taking tough jobs to a new level.

    I remember when I was in high school, I had to job shadow someone who was in a profession that…

    by tasvidaya
  • How sensitive are you to feedback and criticism?

    How many of us appreciate being criticized for our work? One of the best lessons I have learned through my…

    by Nthabeleng Hlapisi
  • Timelines? A thing of the past

    “I’m so late!” “I have to be at the office at 9am” “My lunch break ends in 10 minutes, let’s…

    by tasvidaya
  • The pressure experienced through a PhD

    I am almost a year into this very important phase of my life, my doctorate. Although I never underestimated the…

    by Nthabeleng Hlapisi
  • 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
  • Friends that matter.

     Whatever you put around yourself, you will be the mirror of it. Surround yourself with things you love. Marcel Wanders…

    by Nthabeleng Hlapisi
  • We’re in this together!

    During undergrad, let’s be honest, although it’s important to pass your assignments and attend afternoon lectures, we want to have…

    by tasvidaya
  • 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