South African Young Academy of Science

Science for Change vs Science for ‘Fun’

Science for Change vs Science for ‘Fun’
February 6, 2020 Sinenhlanhla Sikhosana
Should South Africa invest in fundamental research? We all want to save the world or at least have a positive impact on our communities. This is evident even when you ask a child from kindergarten what they want to be when they’re older, most would answer: a doctor, a police officer, or lawyer. Whenever I…