Division for Research Development
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Meet the team

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Senior Director's Office


Therina Theron

Senior Director: Research & Innovation

Email

Tel: 021 808 4624


Estrelita Thomas

Senior Admin Officer: Research Development

Email

Tel: 021 808 9184



Fadwha Patel

Admin officer: Early Career Researchers & Capacity Development

Email

Tel: 021 808 9325

Research Integrity & National Grants



Maléne Fouché

Director: Research Integrity & National Grants

Email

Tel: 021 808 4622

 
 

Winston Beukes

Coordinator: Research Ethics

(Animal Care & Use and Environmental and Biosafety)

Email

Tel: 021 808 9003

Clarissa Graham

Coordinator: Research Ethics

(Human and Social Sciences)

Email

Tel: 021 808 9183



Natalie Harriman

Research Integrity Officer

Email 

Tel: 021 808 2670

Nugent Lewis

Coordinator: National Grants

Email

Tel: 021 808 9017


 

Elize Du Plessis

Financial Administrator: DST/NRF SarCHi Chairs

Email

Aden Williams

Admin officer:  Research Ethics

Email

Tel: 021 808 9185

Research information & Strategy


Maryke Hunter-Hüsselmann

Director: Research Information and Strategy

Email

Tel: 021 808 4623



Daléne Pieterse

Manager: Research Information and Statistics

Email

Tel: 021 808 3557

Felicia McDonald

Admin Office: Research Information

Email

Tel: 021 808 2581



Xabiso Xesi

Research Information Officer

Email

Tel: 021 808 9444


Nicole Walker

Research Information Officer

Email

Tel: 021 808 4914


Aasima Gaffoor

Coodinator: NRF rating & Information management

Email

Tel: 021 808 9004


​Research Contracts​


​Cornelia Malherbe

Director: Research Contracts

Email

Tel: 021 808 3546


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​Mark Mulder

Senior Legal Advisor

Email

Tel: 021 808 2187

​Ollof Esterhuizen

Legal Advisor

Email

Tel: 021 808 9488

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​​Shehaam Abdurahman

Assistant Legal Advisor

Email

Tel: 021 808 9538

Cornelia Jacobs

Research Project Accountant

Email

Tel: 021 808 9018​





​Gabriel Scheepers

Research Project Accountant

Email

Tel: 021 808 9368​​

Suzette Els

Accountant

Email​

Tel: 021 808 9963


​Marilyn Sikade

Coordinator: Research Contracts

Email

Tel: 021 808 3949

​Aslam Arnolds

Admin assistant: Research Contracts

Email

Tel: 021 808 9358


​Corlia Richardson

Administrative assistant: Data management

Email

Tel: 021 808 9182





International and Early Career Research Grants​


Riana Coetsee

Manager: International and Early Career Research Grants

Email

Tel: 021 808 2580



Lizél Kleingbiel

Coordinator: International Funding

Email

Tel: 021 808 2105

Izel Gordon-Rossouw

International Research Grants Official

Email

Tel: 021 808 4985



Lee-Anne Seymour

Coordinator: Postdoctoral support

Email

Tel: 021 808 2909

Dominique Meyer

Research Management Assistant

Email

Tel: 021 808 9566​



Postgraduate Office


Dorothy Stevens
Director: Postgraduate Office
Tel: 021 808 2932

Lauren February

Finance and Admin Officer

Email

Tel: 021 808 9436 


Cindi de Doncker 

Senior Advisor and Coordinator: Postgraduate Enrolment Support

Email

Tel: 021 808 2566

Josephine Dzama

Postgraduate Enrolment Support

Email

Tel: 021 808 9156


Alison Bucholz

Head: Postgraduate Skills Development

Email

Tel: 021 808 4186

Jennali Leysens

Postgraduate Skills Development Support

Email

Tel: 021 808 3727

Postgraduate Student Funding


Chantal Swartz

Deputy head: Postgraduate Office & Manager: Postgraduate Funding

Email

Tel: 021 808 2957



Rhodene Amos

Postgraduate Funding: Prestige and Private Bursaries 

Email

Tel: 021 808 2908

Melanie Johnson

Postgraduate Funding: Support and Private Bursaries based on financial need

Email

Tel: 021 808 3896



Salomé Cilliers

Postgraduate Funding Enquiries

Email

Tel: 021 808 4208

Rozelle Petersen

Postgraduate Funding: National Research Foundation (NRF)

Email

Tel: 021 808 2907​​