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Well-planned maintenance schedules prevent load sheddinghttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5754Well-planned maintenance schedules prevent load sheddingCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Alec Basson]One way to prevent or minimise the risk of load shedding is to have a proper and adequate schedule for the maintenance of power generating units in place.
Drinking and smoking in pregnancy compound the risk for stillbirth, SIDShttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5755Drinking and smoking in pregnancy compound the risk for stillbirth, SIDSWilma StassenSU researchers were involved in a large new study that showed that the combined effect of drinking and smoking in pregnancy compounds the risk for stillbirth and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
BRICS universities can help solve developmental challenges - Minister Naledi Pandorhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5752BRICS universities can help solve developmental challenges - Minister Naledi PandorCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Alec Basson]Universities in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS countries) can help reduce poverty, unemployment and inequality in the developing world.
Public Lecture in NYC by Prof Johan Fouriehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5751Public Lecture in NYC by Prof Johan FourieUS Alumnikantoor / SU Alumni OfficePublic Lecture in NYC by Prof Johan Fourie on The Data Revolution in African Economic History
Better implants key to repair damaged kneeshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5713Better implants key to repair damaged kneesCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Alec Basson]Knee implants that are patient-specific, anatomically accurate, reproduce normal knee motion and are ultimately repeatable can facilitate natural joint movement after an operation.
NASA to send helicopter to Marshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5698NASA to send helicopter to MarsCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Alec Basson]The space agency NASA plans to send a small helicopter to Mars in 2020 in the continued quest for life on the red planet
Africa Open student and staff member win HSS Awardshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5661Africa Open student and staff member win HSS AwardsLynne Rippenaar-MosesKyle Shepherd, an award-winning international pianist who graduated with a Masters degree from the Africa Open Institute (AOI), and AOI staff member, Prof Christine Lucia, have been awarded South African Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) Awards.
Alcohol, illegal drugs can trigger self-harmhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5637Alcohol, illegal drugs can trigger self-harmAlec Basson [Corporate Communication/Korporatiewe Kommunikasie]If you use substances like alcohol and illegal drugs, you are at a greater risk of engaging in self-harm and other forms of suicidal behaviour, which are serious public health problems in South Africa.
SU Convocation elects 4 new Council membershttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5627SU Convocation elects 4 new Council membersKorporatiewe Kommunikasie / Corporate CommunicationsThe new Council members are Mr Charl Cillié, Adv Jean Meiring and Mr Johan Theron for the term 2 April 2018 to 1 April 2022, and Prof Joan Hambidge for the term 2 April 2018 to 1 April 2020.
100 Artefacts to tell SU’s storyhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5631100 Artefacts to tell SU’s storyCorporate Communications DivisionThe Stellenbosch University Museum is planning an exhibition to commemorate the centenary year of the University.