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#WomenofSU: Bariatric surgery research project on trackhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5855#WomenofSU: Bariatric surgery research project on trackMarguerite van Wyk“Even in medical circles, people sometimes incorrectly believe that overweight people should simply eat less, that they are lazy and don’t stick to their exercise and diet plans,” says Dr Jeanne Lubbe with the FMHS.
Stellenbosch University’s Tygerberg Campus becomes first smoke- and tobacco-free campus in SAhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5848Stellenbosch University’s Tygerberg Campus becomes first smoke- and tobacco-free campus in SAWilma StassenIn keeping with the vision of Stellenbosch University's Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) to advance health and equality, the Tygerberg Campus has been declared a smoke- and tobacco-free campus.
How biobanks can help improve the integrity of scientific researchhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5840How biobanks can help improve the integrity of scientific researchDominique Anderson, Alan Christoffels & Carmen SwanepoelBiobanks are repositories that receive, store, process and disseminate specimens. These include DNA derived from humans and animals; bacterial strains; and environmental samples like plants and soil.
#WomenofSU: Teaching bedside mannershttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5838#WomenofSU: Teaching bedside mannersJackie Pienaar-BrinkCommunication skills to be emphasised in curriculum
TB project gets major boost from Gates granthttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5821TB project gets major boost from Gates grantLiezel EngelbrechtThe Desmond Tutu TB Centre (DTTC) recently received substantial funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for an initiative to address some of the challenges of tuberculosis (TB).
ARVs and children: new research shows the devastating impact of a late starthttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5802ARVs and children: new research shows the devastating impact of a late startProf Mary-Ann Davies & Dr Amy SlogroveSouth Africa’s programme to give mothers antiretroviral treatment preventing them from transmitting HIV to their babies during pregnancy and breastfeeding is rightly lauded for saving lives.
Tribute – Prof Bongani Mayosihttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5804Tribute – Prof Bongani MayosiFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieIt is with great sadness that we express our deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Professor Bongani Mawethu Mayosi, who died on Friday 27 July.
SU wants to become Africa’s leading research-intensive universityhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5783SU wants to become Africa’s leading research-intensive universityCorporate Communications DivisionStellenbosch University (SU) has a new vision, positioning the institution to become “Africa’s leading research-intensive university, globally recognised as excellent, inclusive and innovative, where knowledge is advanced in service of society”.
Join the SU100 #Move4Food movement to support our Matieshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5778Join the SU100 #Move4Food movement to support our MatiesDevelopment & Alumni / Ontwikkeling & AlumniSU has partnered with the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon to galvanize staff, students, alumni and friends of SU to raise support for a Food Bank on our Stellenbosch and Tygerberg campuses.
Mandela Day highlights Tygermaties’ spirit of generosityhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5774Mandela Day highlights Tygermaties’ spirit of generosityFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieThe charitable spirit for which Tygermaties are known once again came to the fore in generous donations of goods, time and energy by staff and students this Mandela Day.