Division for Research Development
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Meet the team

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​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Senior Director's Office​​
Research 
Grants
 
Office
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Research Integrity
Office

Research Information & 
Stra​​​te​
gic Initiatives​
Research 
Contra​cts​
 Office

Postdoctoral 
Research Support
Office

Postgraduate 
Office​​

Postgraduate 
Funding​
 Office


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Senior Director's Office​

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Therina Theron
Senior Director: 
Research & Innovation
Tel: 021 808 4624
​​Estrelita Thomas
Senior Admin Officer: 
Research Development
​​Tel: 021 808 9184
​​​​​Roger Groenewald
Reception & Administrative Assistant: Research Development 
Tel: 021 808 9972 


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Research Grants Office



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Maléne Fouché
Director: Res​​earch 
Grants Office
Tel: 021 808 4622
Lizé​l Senekal
Manager: Multi-National 
Grants
Tel: 021 808 2015


​​​​​ Elize Du Plessis
Financial Administrator: 
DSI/NRF Research Chairs



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Research Integrity Office

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​​ Nicola Barsdorf
Director: Research Inte​​grity 
and Ethics 
​​Email
Tel: 021 808 2670​​

​​​​​ Winston Beukes
Research Ethics Coordinator: Animal Care & Use and Biological and Environmental Safety
Tel: 021 808 9003

 ​Aden Williams
Administrative Officer: Research Ethics Helpdesk
Tel: 021 808 9185



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​​Biosha Thompson
Intern: Research Ethics (Animal Use, Biosafety, and Permits)​

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Research Information & Strate​gic Initiatives 






Maryke Hunter-Husselmann
Director: Research Information & Strategic Initiatives 
Email​​
Tel: 021 808 4623
​​​ Daléne Pieterse
Manager: Research 
Information & Statistics 
Tel: 021 808 3557

​​​​​​ Felicia Mc Donald
Administrative Officer: 
Research Information 
(Outputs)
Tel: 021 808 2581 
Whitney Prins
Administrative Officer: 
Research Outputs, Creative Outputs & Information
Tel: 021 808 9971
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 Jennifer De Beer 
Functional Systems Custodian 
Tel: 021 808 9444
 Aasima Gaffoor
Coordinator: Research Communication & NRF Rating
Tel: 021 808 9004
​​​​ Fadwha Patel
Administrative Officer: Early Career Researchers & Capacity Development  
Tel: 021 808 9325
Leslie Swartz​
Early Career Researchers & Capacity Development  
Tel: 021 808 2450 ​






Research Contracts Office

 


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Cornelia Malherbe
Director: Research Contracts
Tel: 021 808 3546
Ollof Esterhuizen
Legal Advisor: 
Research Contracts
Tel: 021 808 9488
​​​​​  Shehaam Abdurahman
Assistant Legal Advisor: 
Research Contracts 
Tel: 021 808 9538 ​​​​​​​​
  Naseema Sonday
Assistant Legal Advisor: Research Contracts
Tel: 021 808 2187




 

 

Ayakha Nyangeni
Assistant Legal Advisor:: Research Contracts
Marilyn Sikade
Coordinator: 
Research Contracts
Tel: 021 808 9349
Aslam Arnolds 
Administrative Officer: 
Research Contracts
Tel: 021 808 9358​​
Jason Beukes 
Administrative Officer: 
Research Contracts
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Suzette Els
Project Accountant
Tel: 021 808 9963​​
​ Chantal Hugo
Full Cost Accountant
Tel: 021 808 9368​​​​​​​​​​​​

Audrey Erasmus
Full Cost Accountant
Tel: 021 808 9018 
Kevin Phillips
Assistant Accountant

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Sarita Groenewald 
Research Data 
Management Information






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Postdoctora​l Research Support Office ​


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Natasha Mothapo
Head: ​
Postdoctoral Research Support
Tel: 021 808 3907
​​ Izel Rossouw
Coordinator: International Postdoctoral Fellows
Tel: 021 808 4985 
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Postgraduate Office

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Dorothy Stevens
Director: 
Postgraduate Office
Tel: 021 808 2932
​​ Lauren February
Finance and 
Enrolment Support​
Tel: 021 808 9436
​​​​​ Cindi de Doncker
Senior Advisor and Coordinator: Postgraduate Enrolment Support
Tel: 021 808 2566
 Josephine Dzama
Postgraduate 
Enrolment Support
Tel: 021 808 9156 
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Alison Bucholz
Head: 
Postgraduate Skills 
Development Programme
Tel: 021 808 4186
Cristan Beukman
Postgraduate Skills Development Programme
Tel: 021 808 3727
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Postgraduate Funding​ Office


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Nugent Lewis
Deputy Director: PGO and Manager: Postgraduate Funding   
Tel: 021 808 2957
​​​Rozelle Petersen
Coordinator: Statutory Scholarships 
Tel: 021 808 2907
 Rhodene ​Amos
Prestige and Private Scholarships ​
Tel: 021 808 2908



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Jongisizwe Ndle​be
Administrative Officer: Postgraduate Student Funding​ 
Tel: 021 808 4208​
Betina van der M​er​we
Administrator: Postgraduate Scholarships ​
Tel: 021 808 9022
Tammy Abrahams
Coordinator: 
Institutional Scholarships ​
Tel: 021 808 3896

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