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



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: Research Grants 
Office
Tel: 021 808 4622

Lizél Senekal
Manager: Multi-National 
Grants
Tel: 021 808 2015​


Shannon Faro
Administrative Officer: Research Grants
Tel: 021 808 4480​​​​​
​​​​​ Elize Du Plessis
Financial Administrator: DSI/NRF Research Chairs

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​​​​ Dominique Meyer
Administrative Officer: 
Research Grants
T el: 021 808 9566 

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Research Integrity Office

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​​ Nicola Barsdorf
Director: Research Integrity 
and Ethics 
Tel: 021 808 2670​​

​​​​​ Winston Beukes
Research Ethics Coordinator: Animal Care & Use and Biological and Environmental Safety
Tel: 021 808 9003
Clarissa Robertson
Research Ethics Coordinator: Social Behavioral and Education Research
Tel: 021 808 9183 
 ​Aden Williams
Administrative Officer: Research Ethics Helpdesk
Tel: 021 808 9185

Research Information & Strate​gic Initiatives 


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Maryke Hunter-Husselmann
Director: 
Research Information & Strategic Initiatives 
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 
 Esmari Huysamen
Administrative Officer: 
Research Outputs, Creative Outputs & Information
Tel: 021 808 4914
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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
​​​​ Whitney Prins​
Administrative Officer: Research Communication
Tel: 021 808 9971

​​​​​​​​ Fadwha Patel
Administrative Officer: Early Career Researchers & Capacity Development  
Tel: 021 808 9325 
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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
​​​​​   Mark Mulder
Senior Legal Advisor: 
Research Contracts 
Tel: 021 808 2187​
  Shehaam Abdurahman
Assistant Legal Advisor: 
Research Contracts 
Tel: 021 808 9538 ​​​​​​​​


 
 
Naseema Sonday
Assistant Legal Advisor:: Research Contracts
Tel: 021 808 2187
​​​​ Landiwe Daka
Project Accountant
Tel: 021 808 9963 
 Audrey Erasmus
Full Cost Accountant
Tel: 021 808 9018 
​ Chantal Hugo
Full Cost Accountant
Tel: 021 808 9368​​​​​​​​​​​​
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Suzette Els
Project Accountant
Tel: 021 808 9963​​
Kevin Phillips
Assistant Accountant

Marilyn Sikade
Coordinator: 
Research Contracts
Tel: 021 808 9349
Aslam Arnolds 
Administrative Officer: 
Research Contracts
Tel: 021 808 9358​​
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Sarita Groenewald 
Research Data 
Management Information
Jason Beukes 
Administrative Officer: 
Research Contracts

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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 
​​​​​​​​ Lee-Anne Seymour
Coordinator:
National Postdoctoral Fellows
Tel: 021 808 2909 
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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

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​ 
Email 
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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