Tag : scibraai

Health & Medical Space & Astronomy

Die nierdokter wat 51 lewens gered het

Elsabé Brits
Tien jaar gelede het dr Elmi Muller die eerste nieroorplantings in Suid-Afrika op MIV-positiewe ontvangers gedoen. Sy het sedertdien al 51 sulke oorplantings gedoen. Ten...
Biology & Evolution

Homo Naledi goes virtual

AdminBraai
Thanks to funding received from the Royal Society of South Africa, Scibraai will be publishing a few new science stories in the coming months by...
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Prof Trefor Jenkins: a good man in Africa

AdminBraai
When the Ford Foundation and the Oppenheimer Family Trust agreed, in 2004, to make a joint Endowment Grant to the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits)...
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Jonathan Jansen: the talented transformer

AdminBraai
Professor Jonathan Jansen doesn’t enjoy being in the media limelight. “I used to, but now I think it’s a drag,” says the former Vice-Chancellor of...
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Jan-Hendrik Hofmeyr: a biochemist who believes perceptions can be shifted

AdminBraai
In academia, change often happens slowly. Academics are born into a paradigm and, more often than not, they maintain that paradigm rather than interrogating and...
Climate & Earth

It’s about the people for climate change scientist Jessica Thorn

Engela Duvenage
  Dr Jessica Thorn was recently announced as part of the first three Women in Climate Change Science Fellows, an initiative of the African Institute...