Prof Gert van Zyl (third from right) from the Division of Medical Virology in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) delivered his inaugural lecture on Tuesday, 21 May. He spoke about Along a meandering road: Highlights and lessons in medical virology. Also at the lecture were Profs Julia Blitz (Vice-Dean: Learning and Teaching at the FMHS), Wolfgang Preiser (Division of Medical Virology), Hester Klopper (Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Strategic Initiatives and Internationalisation), Jimmy Volmink (Dean of the FMHS), and Dr Therese Fish (Vice-Dean: Clinical Services and Social Impact at the FMHS). Photo: FLORENCE DE VRIES
Prof Coenie Koegelenberg (middle) from the Division of General Internal Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) delivered his inaugural lecture on Monday, 3 June. The title of his address was The significance of sound: Learning through listening. Also at the lecture were Profs Wim de Villiers, Rector and Vice-Chancellor, and Jimmy Volmink, Dean of the FMHS. Photo: WILMA STASSEN.
Op Donderdag 23 Mei het prof Lou-Marie Kruger van die Departement Sielkunde in die Fakulteit Lettere en Sosiale Wetenskappe haar intreerede, getiteld Love in a time of violence: Of caring and of shame, gelewer. Saam met Kruger by die geleentheid was proff Anthony Leysens, Dekaan van die Fakulteit Lettere en Sosiale Wetenskappe, en Stan du Plessis, Uitvoerende Bedryfshoof. Foto: STEFAN ELS
On Wednesday 12 June, Prof Christo Thesnaar (middle) from the Department of Practical Theology and Missiology in the Faculty of Theology delivered his inaugural lecture. He spoke about Divine discomfort: A relational encounter with multi-generational and multi-layered trauma. With Thesnaar at the lecture were Profs Reggie Nel, Dean of the Faculty of Theology, and Stan du Plessis, Chief Operating Officer. Photo: ANTON JORDAAN
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