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Women’s Month event sheds light on barriers for women in science and medicinehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8574Women’s Month event sheds light on barriers for women in science and medicineFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Anina VisserIn celebration of Women’s Month, the Transplantation Society, SU Women’s Forum and the Department of Surgery at UCT co-hosted a discussion around systematic issues that women in medicine and science face.
SU finalists competing for science and technology awardshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8568SU finalists competing for science and technology awardsCorporate Communication & Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie & Bemarking [Alec Basson]As has been the case in previous years, Stellenbosch University (SU) will once again be well represented at the annual National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF)/ South32Awards.
South African health experts have identified a new lineage of SARS-CoV-2: what’s known so farhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8562South African health experts have identified a new lineage of SARS-CoV-2: what’s known so farThe Conversation - Prof Wolfgang Preiser et al.As a team of South African researchers we have identified a new lineage of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19.
Huge grant enables SU scientists to develop ‘game-changer’ TB apphttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8557Huge grant enables SU scientists to develop ‘game-changer’ TB appFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Ilse BigalkeA game changer that could revolutionise the battle against tuberculosis, is on the cards thanks to a huge research grant that was awarded to the FMHS for the development of a smart phone app that can distinguish the sound of a TB cough.
Detailed analysis by African scientists of SARS-CoV-2 published in Sciencehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8549Detailed analysis by African scientists of SARS-CoV-2 published in ScienceCorporate Communication and Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en BemarkingScience publishes a detailed analysis of SARS-CoV-2 variants produced by hundreds of African scientists and public health officials across the continent.
“No one is safe, unless everyone is safe” – Appeal for vaccine solidarityhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8548“No one is safe, unless everyone is safe” – Appeal for vaccine solidarityFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie The rally calls for all South Africans, and the healthcare community in particular, to join the fight against Covid-19 by getting vaccinated and encouraging family, friends and colleagues to do the same.
We must do away with negative ideas about people with disabilitieshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8537We must do away with negative ideas about people with disabilitiesHillary Lane & Michelle BothaThe annual Casual Day is celebrated on Friday (3 September) in support of people with disabilities.
Holland-Stellenbosch partnership a boon to rural healthcarehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8531Holland-Stellenbosch partnership a boon to rural healthcareFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Jackie Pienaar-BrinkThanks to a partnership between the Holland Stellenbosch Medical Foundation (HSMF) and Stellenbosch University (SU), medical care is available to thousands of people in rural areas for whom it would not otherwise have been possible.
Scientists unravel the COVID-19 pandemichttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8527Scientists unravel the COVID-19 pandemicFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Sue SegarSouth Africa and Africa could become a hotbed of new SARS-CoV-2 variants if we don’t take care, a top bioinformatician at Stellenbosch University (SU) has warned.
Women in the workforce: rejuvenation, replenishment and self-carehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8518Women in the workforce: rejuvenation, replenishment and self-careKeymanthri Moodley* - IOLOPINION: Many women have been hovering on the fringes of exhaustion, not only from the demands that are placed on them at work and at home, but also from the energy depletion resulting from gender-power struggles, writes Keymanthri Moodley.