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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Office of Research Integrity & Ethics
Research Information & 
Stra​​​te​
gic Initiatives​
Research 
Contra​cts​
 Office

Postdoctoral 
Research Support
Office

Postgraduate 
Office​​

Postgraduate 
Funding​
 Office


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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
​​​​​Ridha Groenewald
Reception & Administrative Assistant: Research Development 
Tel: 021 808 9972 


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Research Grants Office



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Maléne Fouché
Director: Res​​earch 
Grants Office
Tel: 021 808 4622
Lizé​l Senekal
Manager: Multi-National 
Grants
Tel: 021 808 2015
Administrative Officer​Research Grants
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​​​​​ Elize Du Plessis
Financial Administrator: 
DSI/NRF Research Chairs
Puseletso Motsomane
Administrative Officer: Research Grants
Tel: 021 808 2015
Levert Louw 
Administrative Officer: Research Grants
Email 




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Office of Research Integrity and Ethics




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Winston Beukes
Manager: Research Ethics (Animals and Biosafety)​
Tel: 021 808 9003


​​​​​ Clarissa Robertson
Manager: Social, Behavioural and Education Research​
Tel: 021 808 9183 

Aden Williams
Admin Officer: Social, Behavioural and Education Research
Tel: 021 808 9185



​​Biosha Thompson
Admin Officer: Research Ethics (Animals and Biosafety)



Research Information & Strate​gic Initiatives 







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

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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
​​​​ Fadwha Patel
Administrative Officer: Early Career Researchers & Capacity Development  
Tel: 021 808 9325
Leslie Swartz​
Early Career Researchers & Capacity Development  
Tel: 021 808 2450 ​
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Sinazo Solani 
Administrative Officer: Research-related Information & Communication
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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
​​​​​  Shehaam Abdurahman
Assistant Legal Advisor: 
Research Contracts 
Tel: 021 808 9538 ​​​​​​​​
  Naseema Sonday
Deputy Director: Research Contracts & Compliance
Tel: 021 808 2187




 

 

Ayakha Nyangeni
Assistant Legal Advisor:: Research Contracts
Marilyn Sikade
Coordinator: 
Research Contracts
Tel: 021 808 9349
Aslam Arnolds 
Administrative Officer: 
Research Contracts
Tel: 021 808 9358​​
Jason Beukes 
Administrative Officer: 
Research Contracts
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Julie Nadler-Visser
Specialist Legal Advisor​
Tel: 021 808 9964​​

Zenkosi Nonzinzi
Project Accountant
Tel: 021 808 3217​​
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​ Chantal Hugo
Full Cost Accountant
Tel: 021 808 9368​​​​​​​​​​​​

Audrey Erasmus
Full Cost Accountant
Tel: 021 808 9018 
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Kevin Phillips
Assistant Accountant

Sarita​ Groenew​ald 
Research Data 
Management Information
Sandile Rens
Assistant Legal Advisor: Research Contracts



Melisha Munsamy
Accountant 

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Postdoctora​l Research Support Office ​


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​​Nugent Lewis
Deputy Director (Acting): Postdoctoral Office
Tel: 021 808 2957

​​ Izel Rossouw
Head: Postdoctoral Office 
Tel: 021 808 4985 
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​​Sindiswa Mzizi
Administrative Officer: Postdoctoral Research support Office

​​​​​​​​​ ​Joan Mahlohla
Senior Financial Administrative Officer

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Postgraduate Office



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Dorothy Stevens
Director: 
Postgraduate Office
Tel: 021 808 2932
​​ Lauren February
Finance and 
Postgraduate Studies Support​
Tel: 021 808 9436
 Josephine Dzama
Postgraduate 
Studies Support
Tel: 021 808 9156 
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Alison Bucholz
Head: 
Postgraduate Skills 
Development Programme​
Tel: 021 808 4186

Cristan MacLeod
Postgraduate Skills Development Programme
Tel: 021 808 3727
Deliandri Uithaler
Administrator: Postgraduate Skills Development Programme​
Tel: 021 808 3727

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Kaylin Müller
Administrative Officer: Study Options & International Credentials Evaluations 

Thoreefa Gafieldien
Administrative Officer: Study Options & International Credentials Evaluations 

Postgraduate Funding​ Office



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Nugent Lewis
Deputy Director: Postgraduate Office 
Tel: 021 808 2957
​​​Rozelle Petersen
Head: Postgraduate Funding Office 
Tel: 021 808 2907
 Rhodene ​Amos
Coordinator: Private & Prestige Scholarships
Tel: 021 808 2908


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Jongisizwe Ndle​be
Administrative Officer: Postgraduate Student Funding​ 
Ema​il 
Tel: 021 808 4208
Betina van der M​er​we
Administrator: Postgraduate Scholarships ​
Tel: 021 808 9022




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