South African Young Academy of Science


  • Spot the impostor

    I first came across the term “impostor syndrome” about a year or two ago while skimming through my Twitter feed.…

    by kimberleightommy
  • Oh no, public speaking!!!

    Ever since I was young, I dreaded speaking in public. I hated the English and Afrikaans teachers the most because…

    by Joyful Mdhluli
  • The future of intelligence

    Humans are born inventors – we keep on devising new technologies to (supposedly) make our lives easier and have a…

    by Mathapelo Seopela
  • Writing your first paper: start with the basics

    By Karen J. Cloete iThemba Laboratory for Accelerator Based Sciences, National Research Foundation,; One of the most important…

  • A Social Scientist’s Lab

    When I think of a laboratory, it conjures images of pipettes and burners with complex mathematical equations written on a…

    by Odi
  • Light @ the end of the tunnel!

    In order to really understand the intensity of the light, I would have to paint you a portrait of where I have…

    by siphomabusela