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Has our Constitution reached its expiry date?http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4895Has our Constitution reached its expiry date?Lynne Rippenaar-MosesA new book by three SU academics has delved into what the South African Constitution means to various stakeholders in this country and whether the time has come to jointly renegotiate the meaning of the Constitution to solidify its meaning again.
Mapping science communication research over more than three decadeshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4888Mapping science communication research over more than three decadesJournal of Science Communication & Lynne Rippenaar-MosesTwo SU researchers have generated a “world map of science communication research” based on the broadest bibliographical analysis of global science communication research outputs to date.
New study hopes to build caring universitieshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4870New study hopes to build caring universitiesLynne Rippenaar-MosesStellenbosch University (SU) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) have launched the Caring Universities project to learn more about the risk factors and trajectory of mental health disorders amongst students and document their support needs.
Wordless picturebooks help parents and children read http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4846Wordless picturebooks help parents and children read Corporate Communication / Korporatiewe KommunikasieWordless picturebooks can help to promote a culture of reading and to improve literacy, especially among parents and their pre-school children in poor communities.
BASC encourages students to join in on an exciting BA Weekhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4827BASC encourages students to join in on an exciting BA WeekLynne Rippenaar-MosesThe annual BA Week organised by the BA Student Committee of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences will be hosted again from 24 to 28 April and promises to provide students with a taste of what the social sciences have to offer.
Genetic make-up plays hidden role in our developmenthttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4695Genetic make-up plays hidden role in our developmentXanthe Hunt and Lynne Rippenaar-MosesResearch conducted by Maties academic Prof Mark Tomlinson and colleagues indicate that toddlers with a particular genetic characteristic benefit more from interventions than others.
Get your BA Road Map at Open Dayhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4693Get your BA Road Map at Open DayLynne Rippenaar-MosesIf you want to study in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, make sure you pick up one of our funky maps to help you navigate the range of study opportunities in our faculty.
R11.2m Mellon grant to investigate transformation at Matieshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4674R11.2m Mellon grant to investigate transformation at MatiesIlse Arendse & Lynne Rippenaar-MosesThanks to a R11.2 million Andrew W Mellon grant, Stellenbosch University’s Sociology and Social Anthroplogy Department will delve deeper into questions about how best to transform higher education environments.
USAID awards $4.1 million to African universities for disaster risk managementhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4632USAID awards $4.1 million to African universities for disaster risk managementLynne Rippenaar-MosesThanks to a $4.1 million award from USAID to Stellenbosch University's Periperi U initiative, Stellenbosch University will be leading one of its largest continent-wide operational collaborations to date.
Staff members learn isiXhosa to make Arts environment more accessiblehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4610Staff members learn isiXhosa to make Arts environment more accessibleLynne Rippenaar-MosesTowards the end of last year, a group of 25 staff members from various departments in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences completed the very first isiXhosa short course presented by the Department of African Languages.