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International recognition for US mathematicianhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4819International recognition for US mathematicianWiida Fourie-BassonProf. JAC (André) Weideman is among 28 noteworthy professional mathematicians worldwide who have been elected as SIAM fellows.
Prof. Jannie Hofmeyr new president of the Royal Society of SAhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4790Prof. Jannie Hofmeyr new president of the Royal Society of SAMedia & Communication, Faculty of ScienceProf. Jannie Hofmeyr, distinguished professor of biochemistry and biocomplexity at Stellenbosch University (SU), was elected as the new president of the Royal Society of South Africa (RSSAf).
SU alumnus’ business ‘most innovative’ in Western Capehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4532SU alumnus’ business ‘most innovative’ in Western CapeWiida Fourie-BassonThe 2016 winner of the award for the most innovative business in the Western Cape is a company started in 2013 by Dr McElory Hoffmann, a Stellenbosch University (SU) alumnus with a PhD in applied mathematics.
New Oxalis species named after SU botanisthttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4468New Oxalis species named after SU botanistWiida Fourie-BassonA botanist from Stellenbosch University, Prof. Léanne Dreyer, has been honoured for her significant contributions to the study of the genus Oxalis
ASSAf recognises top SU scientist with gold medalhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4379ASSAf recognises top SU scientist with gold medalMedia & Communication, Faculty of ScienceProf. Brian van Wilgen, a leading conservation ecologist from the DST/NRF Centre for Invasion Biology (C·I·B) at Stellenbosch University (SU), was honored with a Gold Medal Award from the Academy of Science of South Africa.
SU physiologist recognised for cancer researchhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4339SU physiologist recognised for cancer researchMedia & Communication, Faculty of ScienceThe Physiology Society of South Africa (PSSA) has awarded Stellenbosch University’s Prof Anna-Mart Engelbrecht with the Lasec award for excellence in physiology research during the annual conference held in Cape Town recently.
From BSc to clinical research associatehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4176From BSc to clinical research associateCommunication & Media, Faculty of ScienceBSc alumnus Eugene Pretorius is in a sought-after position at an international biopharmaceutical services company whose services include performing clinical trials for various pharmaceutical and medical device companies.
SU biochemist honoured for prostate cancer researchhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4126SU biochemist honoured for prostate cancer researchMedia & Communication, Faculty of ScienceA biochemist from Stellenbosch University (SU), Dr Karl Storbeck has been awarded the South African Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology's Silver award
Inspired by mathematicshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4019Inspired by mathematicsMedia and Communication, Faculty of ScienceGrowing up in Vangaindrano in the south east of Madagascar, it was the precision and rigorousness of mathematics that first drew Dr Eric Andriantiana to the field. Today he holds a Phd in Mathematics from Stellenbosch University and lectures at Rhodes Uni
The search for knowledge and understanding in the sciences and humanitieshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=3953The search for knowledge and understanding in the sciences and humanitiesDoug RawlingsThere is much in the hard sciences that we do not understand or may never know.