Maties #Train4Fees campaign goes into extra time
#Train4Fees 2.0 R732,137 has been raised Donor commits to doubling all funds raised Enquiries: Hans Scriba 072 631 2875 Other photos available Stellenbosch University’s #Train4Fees campaign, that aims to help student athletes who have lost financial backing due to the impact of COVID-19, is going into extra time. Launched on... Read more
SU renewable energy research to benefit from large British funding project
will allow the Centre to identify and engage talented early career African academics …help to establish a multidisciplinary African community of collaborators around renewable energy The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Energy at Stellenbosch University (SU) is to benefit from large financial awards from... Read more
Humans need to do better if we’re to avoid ocean system collapse
Should the ocean system collapse, the resultant crisis could be as devastating as the COVID-19 crisis. Liaise with Tanya Brodie Rudolph after 15:00 at tanya@enviromer.co.za, cell 082 7888 668 for more information. Click here for a short video; soundbites available. A new relationship between humanity and the ocean is... Read more
Young postdoc in chemistry awarded prestigious EU fellowship
Dr Upenyu Muza, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Chemistry and Polymer Science at Stellenbosch University (SU), has received a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action individual fellowship to conduct research at the Leibniz-Institute for Polymer Research in Dresden, Germany. Awarded by the European Commission, these global fellowships are one of the most prestigious research... Read more
Research Report highlights SU’s contribution to global SDGs
Climate change, energy, conservation, health and medicine, human rights, transformation, gender, disability, arts, democracy, education, big data, governance and technology. These are just some of interesting and ground-breaking research topics featured in the latest edition of Stellenbosch University (SU)’s  multi-award winning publication Research at Stellenbosch University​. Produced annually by SU’s... Read more
Maties expert assists COVID-19 task force to make sports events safer
intended to help organisers assess the risk of staging an event tool recognises the status of the pandemic where the event is taking place and free of charge to all mass participation endurance events outlines mandatory mitigation measures to be undertaken by the event organisers Photo of Prof Wayne... Read more
Visually-impaired student sticks to her vision
Conchitta Jacobs who has been awarded the National Diploma: Electrical Engineering: Power Systems Cum Laude during today’s inaugural digital graduation ceremony, was once devastated and thought that her career was over when she was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa. Retinitis pigmentosa is a rare, inherited degenerative eye disease that causes severe... Read more
Scientists warn of increasing threats posed by invasive alien species
much more action is needed 1 422 alien species that have become naturalised or invasive in SA …role of emerging pathways such as the online trade in unusual pets and plants for ornamental horticulture, and the transport of species across oceans on rafts of plastic pollution species transported through... Read more
Madonsela and colleagues unpack De Beer judgement
key message distilled from the judgement is the Government’s duty to undertake a human rights impact assessment which includes an equality assessment before it implements any law or policy. clear message was the need for the government to only exercise power given to it and to do so only... Read more
COVID-19: Digitising ICU improves patient care while protecting healthcare staff
new digital system will capture patient and specialist data through the use of cameras, tablet computers, and voice and electronic notes onto a central database that will enable specialists to monitor patients remotely positive spin-off of installing cameras at COVID-19 ICU beds is that it could potentially facilitate video... Read more

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