South African Young Academy of Science

SAYAS BLOG

  • Day in the life, in Portugal

    Remote based work has taken on a whole new level and flavour for me since June 2021. After much deliberation,…

    by mauro95cesar
  • A day in the life of a PhD student – lab work, student supervision, COVID-19 vaccination assistance

    We currently live in an era of everchanging regulations and permissible daily activities due to the measures taken to curb…

    by ncubekn
  • My Organised Chaos

    The intention of this vlog is simply to walk you through my organized chaos when it comes to research and…

    by leahjunck
  • Facing the fallibility of the human body

    Wednesday 8 September I had woken up reminding myself to chat to Anson for tips on having an MRI, as…

    by jenfitchett
  • Depression: a silent killer

    Warning: this blog post speaks about issues of mental health, depression and suicide I vividly recall the day my supervisor…

    by ncubekn
  • The ones left behind

    Last week, I cycled past a bus reading ‘5G – don’t get left behind’ on its back. This very bus…

    by leahjunck
  • My reactions to the 6th IPCC Assessment Report

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change.…

    by mauro95cesar
  • “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
  • Hopped up on emotions: the Euro 2020

    I’m not generally into watching sports. In fact, most of the time, I cannot get myself follow what’s happening on…

    by leahjunck