South African Journal of Science
On-line version ISSN 1996-7489
Print version ISSN 0038-2353
SCHUTTE, Aletta E. et al. What is the research experience of young scientists in South Africa?. S. Afr. j. sci. [online]. 2013, vol.109, n.11-12, pp.1-2. ISSN 1996-7489.
The results of an online survey - the SAYAS Survey of Young Scientists that involved the participation of 1021 postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows from tertiary institutions in South Africa - were released in a report launched in November 2013. In this commentary we highlight some of the key findings from the report: The Research Experience of Young Scientists in South Africa.1
Keywords : postgraduate; supervisor; funding; bursaries; postdoctoral; mentorship; academia.