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Opinion Pieces


Water services take a nosedive

March 2024

International Day of Women and Girls in Science, 11 February 2024

February 2024


Not the last word on AI 

December 2023

The case for veganism

November 2023

Hydrogen production by water electrolysis: Challenges and opportunities

September 2023

There’s a new ‘god’ in the ancient pantheon

August 2023

Save our science 

July 2023

Do not procrastinate, get the Flu jab

April 2023

Innovation management for better lives

March 2023

Brave new world of Artificial Intelligence

February 2023


Research for the archives or for socio-economic impact?

December 2022

Give us our daily bread

October 2022

What should be shed at Eskom?

September 2022

Women scientists are on their way up

August 2022

Science for peace and collaboration 

July 2022

Technology drives war drives technology?

June 2022

What is a life worth?

May 2022

The tragedy of KZN, 2022

April 2022

Scientists DO have voices

March 2022


FAQs about COVID-19

December 2021

Energy and other power crises

November 2021

We can beat the pandemic!

October 2021

Elections and the vaccine

September 2021

Still hesitant to take the vaccine?

August 2021

Tribute to my husband, Lionel Murcott (December 1947 – June

July 2021

Why India and Brazil?

June 2021

The acclaimed climate scientist, the climate crisis and the
crystal ball

May 2021

What you should know about science

April 2021

The 2020 matric results and unpacking the implications of the
surge towards e-learning

March 2021

To 5G or not to 5G?

February 2021


Letter to the matrics who have to rewrite their maths and science

December 2020

The (un) United States: The centre cannot hold (again)

November 2020

An octopus for October

October 2020

Is there a cure for viral corruption?

September 2020

We need scientists of the calibre of the NSTF-South32 Awardees

August 2020

Traditional medicine and innovation to bring relief to COVID-19

July 2020

The virus caught us at a bad time

June 2020

The doors of learning

May 2020

The roles of science, scientists, government, and mathematical
modelling in handling the COVID-19 pandemic

April 2020

Outbreaks of plant, animal and human diseases; and what to do
about the plastic plague?

March 2020

Communicating and modelling the spread of the Wuhan virus

February 2020

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