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First DeepMind Postgraduate Scholarships in Africa coming to Stellenbosch Universityhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7568First DeepMind Postgraduate Scholarships in Africa coming to Stellenbosch UniversityDevelopment & Alumni / Ontwikkeling & AlumniArtificial intelligence and machine learning expertise on the African continent is set to get a major boost.
New head of anaesthesiology brimming with ideas for departmenthttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7570New head of anaesthesiology brimming with ideas for departmentFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie - Tyrone AugustProf Sean Chetty was appointed Executive Head of Stellenbosch University’s Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care in mid-April.
Fogarty grant will help put spotlight on TB meningitis in childrenhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7560Fogarty grant will help put spotlight on TB meningitis in childrenFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie - Sue SegarDr Karen du Preez recently received a grant of nearly R9 million from the US National Institutes of Health for a project which will help to provide more knowledge about tuberculosis meningitis in children.
First virtual SU Hackathon sees more than eighty students participatehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7561First virtual SU Hackathon sees more than eighty students participateInnovus Meer as 80 studente neem deel aan die eerste virtuele SU Hackathon
Covid-19 shows us yet again: Don’t mess with Mother Naturehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7553Covid-19 shows us yet again: Don’t mess with Mother NatureKristien Nel van Zyl, Wolfgang Preiser, Andrew Whitelaw & Susan EngelbrechtRushed research in the time of pandemic panic has led to questionable research and conspiracy theories about the origin of the virus – but genetic analysis of the virus has shown that it is highly unlikely that it originated in a lab.
COVID-19 is an opportunity to make our circles biggerhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7548COVID-19 is an opportunity to make our circles biggerJudy-Ann CilliersThe COVID-19 pandemic should also be seen as an opportunity to reach out to vulnerable foreigners who try to make a living in South Africa.
SU joins global search for treatment of neuromuscular disordershttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7545SU joins global search for treatment of neuromuscular disordersSue SegarStellenbosch University will, for the first time have a student working towards a PhD in neuromuscular diseases, thanks to a grant from the Guarantors of Brain, an organisation in the UK that funds research in neurology.
Maties #Train4Fees campaign goes the distancehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7540Maties #Train4Fees campaign goes the distanceDevelopment & Alumni / Ontwikkeling & Alumni​Stellenbosch University's #Train4Fees campaign, that aims to help student athletes who have lost financial backing due to the impact of COVID-19, is going into extra time.
'It’s not about leadership, but ownership,' says Rassiehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7536'It’s not about leadership, but ownership,' says RassieDevelopment & Alumni / Ontwikkeling & Alumni​Stellenbosch University's Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) has successfully launched the first in a series of conversations with national and international leaders, titled the Matie Crest Talks.
Agriculture must be used to develop rural areashttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7514Agriculture must be used to develop rural areasWandile Sihlobo & Johann KirstenBoth the government and the private sector should help develop rural areas through agriculture to lessen the negative impact of rising unemployment and low economic activity.