Division for Research Development
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Lectures & Presentations

​​​​​​​​​​​Workshop Materials

Predatory publishing videos - September 2017

A​ Discussion on the Challenges of Predatory Journals - April 2021​



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Prof Lex Bouter                                      ​​         What Universities Can Do To Foster Research Integrity
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          Prof  Pieter Gouws                                       ​      Listeriosis in South Africa - Facts and figures and what      
                                                                                                                   we should be doing about it

        Dr Wim Delva                                                                 Data Science and Computational Thinking: 
                                                                                         Africa's chance  to shape the next  revolution
​​     Prof Francis Vorhies                                        ​​         Wildlife and Conservation in Sustainable Economic
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​       Prof Pumla ​​​Gobodo-Madikizel​​a                                ​Making the Invisible Visible: Rethinking                    
                                                                   Reflexivity in Research                      

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​        Special Lecture      ​                                                   ​
        Prof John Brewer                                                        Rethinking the Public University in Societies Emerging out of Conflct

​  Prof Annie Bekker​                                                         "A wreck hunt and a ship at her limit"                                                                                                  Watch Video
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Adhoc Lecture
Professor Reimund Neugebauer
Sustainable Production
How Can We Make Ecological Sustainability a Competitive Advantage
Prof Johan Fourie

The data revolution in South African history

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Dr Nic Spaull
Primary Education in Crisis: An overview of South African Schooling Watch Video
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Prof Reinette (Oonsie) Biggs

Seeds of Good Anthropocenes: Fostering transitions to resilient and sustainable futures

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Prof Gerhard WalzlWhen the bacterium goes undercover, why not ask the host? Watch Video
Prof Xikombiso Mbhenyane Food Environments!! Why it matters for Nutrition and HealthWatch Video


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Professor Evangelos Mantzaris
Corruption, Ethics and Role of Stellenbosch University in inculcating a Corrupt Free Society       Watch Video

Special Lecture

Professor Reimund Neugebauer

E-mobility - Technological trends and challenges
Dr MJ (Thinus) BooysenConnected through water and energy in the internet of things           Watch Video
Prof Nuraan Davids

Tolerance and controversy: What are the limits?


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Dr Minka WoermanThe Ubuntu challenge to business: From Stakeholders to Relationholders             Watch Video
Dr Dion ForsterThe (im)possibility of forgiveness? Considering the complexities of religion, race and politics in South Africa

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Dr Konrad Von Leipzig Technology, big data and video games: To the detriment of our youth, or a much needed catalyst for change?
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Prof Justus ApffelstaedtMammographic screening for breast cancer works - doesn't it? An exploration of an often misinformed debateRead article
Professor Reimund NeugebauerDrivers and Challenges on the Path Towards "Industrie 4.0"Read article
Prof Stephanus MullerMusic, Archives, People: Anecdotes towards a Future beyond White Tears
Prof Steven RobinsLetters of Stone: An Experiment in Memoir, Social History and Ethnography

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Professor Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela


What Does it Mean to be Human in the Aftermath of Historical Trauma?

A Quest for the Empathic Witness

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Professor Bruce Watson

Advances in cybersecurity and cyberintelligence



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Prof J. Wentzel van HuyssteenRediscovering Darwin for Theology: Rethinking Human Personhood'
Prof J.L. (Wikus) van Niekerk

South Africa's Electricity Security:

Recent Developments in the National Renewable Energy Landscape for the Generation of Electricity in South Africa

Prof Andre van der MerwePenis transplant 
Christa van der WaltAs easy as herding cats: Developing language-in-education policies for multilingual higher education. 
Stan du Plessis
Hard choices: The fiscal risks and policy options for the South African government'       Watch Video