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Transformation Committee’s walkabout helps participants experience the world through others’ eyeshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6183Transformation Committee’s walkabout helps participants experience the world through others’ eyesLynne Rippenaar-MosesA walkabout by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences' Transformation Committee is just one way that this committee plans to foster transformation in their environment by understanding how others experience the world.
New initiative will tackle pollution in Eerste and Berg River catchmentshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6182New initiative will tackle pollution in Eerste and Berg River catchmentsWiida Fourie-BassonThe Stellenbosch University Water Institute (SUWI) is taking the lead in the development of a new initiative to deal with the serious pollution problems in the catchments of the Eerste- and Berg Rivers.
Chancellor’s Awards to three Faculty of Science academicshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6181Chancellor’s Awards to three Faculty of Science academicsMedia & Communication, Faculty of Science​Three academics from the Faculty of Science were honoured with the Stellenbosch University Chancellor's Award for excellence in research and in teaching and learning at the December 2018 graduation ceremony.
SAMS award to young mathematicianhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6180SAMS award to young mathematicianMedia & communication, Faculty of ScienceAt only 36, Prof Stephan Wagner from Stellenbosch University is one of the youngest mathematicians ever to be awarded the South African Mathematical Society's (SAMS) Award for Research Distinction in 2018.
‘Oprah changed the trajectory of my life’ – newly graduated doctorhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6179‘Oprah changed the trajectory of my life’ – newly graduated doctorSue SegarYears ago, when she was still a child – and queuing in the early hours outside a Soweto clinic for medical attention for her grandmother’s hypertension – Boitumelo Theepe made a silent promise to herself that she would be a doctor one day.
Blitz receives ‘highest’ honour for her contribution to family medicine, educationhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6178Blitz receives ‘highest’ honour for her contribution to family medicine, educationFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieProfessor Julia Blitz has recently been awarded honorary fellowship to the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). This is the ‘highest College award’ offered by the RCGP.
SU Teaching Fellows Recognitionhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6177SU Teaching Fellows RecognitionKarin Cattell-HoldenAt the annual Teaching Excellence Awards and Research Excellence Awards ceremony on 4 December 2018, at STIAS, five SU academics received certificates in honour of their completion of their Teaching Fellowships.
SU Teaching Excellence Awards 2018https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6176SU Teaching Excellence Awards 2018Karin Cattell-HoldenThe annual Teaching Excellence Awards and Research Excellence Awards ceremony took place at STIAS on 4 December 2018.
Two TygerMaties take coveted L’Oréal-UNESCO fellowshipshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6175Two TygerMaties take coveted L’Oréal-UNESCO fellowshipsFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieTwo PhD candidates with the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) were among 14 exceptional young women scientists in sub-Saharan Africa to receive coveted fellowships from the L’Oréal Foundation.
People in Africa live longer, but their health is poor in those extra yearshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6174People in Africa live longer, but their health is poor in those extra yearsProf Charles Shey WiysongePeople are now living longer in sub-Saharan Africa than they did two decades ago. This is an achievement, given that life expectancy in the region went down the drain from the 1990s to the mid-2000s as it choked under the effects of the HIV epidemic.

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