Prof Chinyamurindi appointed as SAYAS Co-Chairperson

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Congratulations to Prof Willie Chinyamurindi on his appointment as the co-chairperson of the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS).  

Chinyamurindi, a full professor in the Department of Business Management was appointed as a SAYAS executive member in September last year. His latest role was announced last week when the Academy introduced its new executive committee for 2021.

SAYAS is regarded as the voice of young scientists in South Africa.  Founded in 2011, the academy aims to the national strategic priority of strengthening the skills and human resource base of the country with a focus on the next generation of scientists.   It plays a key role in seeking solutions to global challenges facing society by providing a platform for young scientists to influence policy decisions and contribute towards the development of scientific capacity in the country.

The University of Fort Hare believes Prof Chinyamurindi is equal to the task of steering SAYAS to achieve its mandate.