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Prof Jimmy Volmink receives highest honour from SAMRChttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8042Prof Jimmy Volmink receives highest honour from SAMRCFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Wilma StassenThe South African Medical Research Council has bestowed its most prestigious award on Prof Jimmy Volmink, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, for his “exceptional lifelong contribution to medical research and public health."
FMHS launches first postgraduate toxicology diploma in Africahttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8012FMHS launches first postgraduate toxicology diploma in AfricaFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Anina VisserIn January 2021, Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) launched a new postgraduate diploma in Medical Toxicology.
Let’s celebrate the first onehttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8007Let’s celebrate the first oneSusan Lotz, Kim Wallmach & Zandile KondoweIt’s most probably the language in which you’d swear when you get a very sudden fright. Chances are that you also dream in this language. If you’re lucky, you’ll know nursery rhymes in it, and maybe even a few archaic idioms and made-up words…
SharkSafe recognised as a top ocean innovatorhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7985SharkSafe recognised as a top ocean innovatorInnovus ​​SharkSafe Barrier™, an Innovus spinout company from Stellenbosch University, was recognised by the World Economic Forum's digital platform UpLink as one of its top ocean innovators.
Cancer, Covid-19 and community resiliencehttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7970Cancer, Covid-19 and community resilienceProf Vikash Sewram - African Cancer InstituteWorld Cancer Day spearheaded by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) takes place every year on 4 February and is a unifying initiative under which the global community comes together to elevate the profile of cancer in a positive manner.
US and Paul Roos Gymnasium to develop indoor cricket facility and multipurpose sports field togetherhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7968US and Paul Roos Gymnasium to develop indoor cricket facility and multipurpose sports field togetherOperations and FinanceUS and Paul Roos Gymnasium to develop indoor cricket facility and multipurpose sports field together
Normalisation of drone use raises new challenges for international lawhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7960Normalisation of drone use raises new challenges for international lawCorporate Communication & Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie & Bemarking [Alec Basson]Drone-enabled surveillance is fast becoming all-pervasive, having moved rapidly from military combat to other areas of law enforcement and migration control. This raises new challenges for international law.
All the best for 2021https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7942All the best for 2021Wim de VilliersHow time flies! The new year is already a week old, so let me without delay wish you all the best for 2021. This is no glib talk – if the last 12 months have taught us anything, it is to truly appreciate the preciousness of life. May this year be good to
Never too old: 2nd doctorate for Prof Leslie Swartzhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7930Never too old: 2nd doctorate for Prof Leslie SwartzCorporate Communication & Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie & Bemarking [Alec Basson]Prof Leslie Swartz, a distinguished Professor of Psychology at Stellenbosch University (SU), received his second PhD on Monday 14 December 2020 during SU’s December graduation week, exactly thirty years after obtaining his first PhD.
Study calls for improved legislation to protect water from mining pollutionhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7920Study calls for improved legislation to protect water from mining pollutionCorporate Communication & Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie & Bemarking [Alec Basson]In her recent doctorate in Public Law, Dr Marianca Louw points out that South Africa needs improved environmental, water and mining legislation to prevent our freshwater resources from being polluted by mining activities, particularly acid mine drainage.