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First Microbiome Workshop and Symposium opens many doors for SUhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6972First Microbiome Workshop and Symposium opens many doors for SUCorporate Communication Division/Afdeling Korporatiewe Kommunikasie Stellenbosch University (SU) was the proud sponsor of the first Microbiome Workshop and Symposium recently, with more than 125 experts from around the world gathering in Stellenbosch to share the latest scientific advances in the field of the microbiome a
FMHS scientists honoured with SAMRC Merit Awardshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6967FMHS scientists honoured with SAMRC Merit AwardsSue SegarProfessors Craig Kinnear and Novel Chegou both received SA Medical Research Council Silver Medal Achievement Awards at the SAMRC 2019 Scientific Merit Awards in November.
Palliative multi-care model can improve care for patients in rural areashttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6954Palliative multi-care model can improve care for patients in rural areasCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Alec Basson]A multi-professional patient-centred approach is needed to provide the necessary palliative care to people who suffer from life-threatening illnesses.
Fredericks uses sport as a lifebuoy to get young people on trackhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6955Fredericks uses sport as a lifebuoy to get young people on trackSue SegarJerome Fredericks – a lecturer in the division of Occupational Therapy – will never forget the day a friend asked him if he wanted to play volleyball. It was a day that effectively turned his life around.
Maties elected to Occupational Therapy bodieshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6947Maties elected to Occupational Therapy bodiesSue SegarTwo members of the Division on Occupational Therapy (OT) have been elected to key positions on OT bodies.
First-class research possible at new imaging research facilityhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6943First-class research possible at new imaging research facilityElbie Els & Wilma StassenPET/CT facility for research launched
How a lack of competition in SA's private health sector hurts consumershttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6929How a lack of competition in SA's private health sector hurts consumersDr Lungiswa NkonkiAn extensive inquiry into South Africa’s health market was recently concluded – the first ever process in the country that involved gathering evidence and then studying the private healthcare market from the perspective of competition and competition law.
Overcoming odds to help fight TBhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6933Overcoming odds to help fight TBThe Discovery Foundation​While believing that education is one of the key strategies in addressing poverty, disease and crime in South Africa, specialist physician, pulmonologist and researcher Dr Donald Simon says experience has taught him that knowledge is not necessarily powe
SU honours top postdoctoral researchershttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6925SU honours top postdoctoral researchersCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Alec Basson]The top 20 postdoctoral fellows at SU were honoured at the institution's annual Postdoctoral Research Day recently for, among others, their outstanding research outputs..
Njabulo "excited" about helping studentshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6902Njabulo "excited" about helping studentsSue SegarWhen, in July, Njabulo Maphumulo started his position as the new coordinator of the six Tygerberg Campus Cluster residences, he was welcomed with open arms by all the residence heads.