South African Young Academy of Science

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  • A first for everything

    I recently had a nerve-wracking experience, my very first manuscript was finally ready to be submitted to a journal but…

    by kimberleightommy
  • Respect goes a long way: why all research fields matter

    Agricultural extension is one of the oldest forms of information dissemination methods that are used in the public space. It…

    by SesetuNyeleka
  • Reflections on my first semester as a Masters student

    I made it! I survived my first semester as a Masters student! I am exhausted, since the end of the…

    by Munira
  • Dear Postgraduate student

    You may not know who I am but if you have been following the blog posts from SAYAS then you…

    by Joyful Mdhluli
  • The Unsung Heroes of Palaeosciences

    In 2016, I found myself in the beautiful country of Kenya alongside a team of researchers, curators and technicians from…

    by kimberleightommy
  • Choosing to stay in agriculture … a changed perspective

    I have always admired Oprah Winfrey for the kind of influence she has in making sure that the stories of…

    by SesetuNyeleka
  • HELP…..I’M NOT READY TO “ADULT”

    I have always made jokes about how I want to be a housewife after getting my PhD. A housewife with…

    by Joyful Mdhluli
  • Getting your scicomm on

    Science communication or “scicomm” as it is termed, is becoming an increasingly important tool in the skills repertoire of scientists.…

    by kimberleightommy
  • Why Astronomers are so excited about the EHT Black Hole image

    You must have seen the slightly blurry image of a black hole event horizon making the rounds on the internet…

    by Munira
  • Be part of the global and national “voice” of science: G200 YF, SAYAS, ASLP, GYA and other acronyms

    In current global economic and political conditions, the role of socially responsible science is stressed for its importance. To my…

    by roulail