2019 Inaugural Lectures

Prof Gert van Zyl

21 May 2019
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Medical Virology
Along a meandering road: Highlights and lessons in medical virology

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Prof Lou-Marie Kruger

23 May 2019
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Department of Psychology
Love in a time of violence: of caring and of shame

Prof Coenie Koegelenberg

3 June 2019
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Pulmonology
The significance of sound: Learning through listening

Prof Christo Thesnaar

12 June 2019
Faculty of Theology
Department of Pastoral Care
Divine discomfort: A relational encounter with multi-generational and multi-layered trauma

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Prof Reinette (Oonsie) Biggs

5 August 2019
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Department of Economics
Resilience: An approach to navigating towards more just and sustainable futures in the Anthropocene

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Prof Ingrid Woolard

7 August 2019
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Department of Economics
Mind the gap: Income inequality in post-apartheid South Africa

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Prof Guangling Liu

13 August 2019
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Department of Economics
Macro-prudential policy and financial stability: Generic versus sector-specific rules

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Prof Deon de Bruin

19 August 2019
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Department of Economics
Measurement in Industrial Psychology: Advances in theory and practice​

Prof Ronelle Burger

20 August 2019
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Department of Economics
Amplifying the voices of our communities

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Prof Zurab Janelidze

3 September 2019
Faculty of Science
Department of Mathematics
Formulas and forms in categorical algebra

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Prof Catharine Esterhuysen

12 September 2019
Faculty of Science
Department of Chemistry
Intermolecular interactions: Insight into chemical properties

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Prof André De Villiers

12 September 2019
Faculty of Science
Department of Chemistry
New dimensions in chromatographic separations

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Prof Jonathan Jansen

16 September 2019
Faculty of Education
Department of Education
From ‘die sedelike toestand van die kleurling’ to ‘the cognitive functioning of coloured women’: A century of research on coloured people at Stellenbosch University

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Prof Guven Akdogan

18 September 2019
Faculty of Engineering
Department of Process Engineering
Matte to metal: Understanding the intricacies of PGM processing

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Prof Cara Schwarz

18 September 2019
Faculty of Engineering
Department of Process Engineering
Phase equilibria of fluid phase systems

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Prof Razeen Davids

30 September 2019
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Division of Nephrology
Physiology, epidemiology and e-learning – the adventures of a nephrologist

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Prof Taryn Young

10 October 2019
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Influencing the evidence ecosystem – a reflection

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Prof Dirk de Villiers

28 October 2019
Faculty of Engineering
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Surrogate-based optimisation of microwave devices

Prof Matthys Botha

28 October 2019
Faculty of Engineering
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Computational electromagnetics for high-frequency engineering

Prof Alex Valentine

7 November 2019
Faculty of Science
Department of Botany and Zoology
Phosphate deficiency in legume nodules

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Prof Thuli Madonsela

11 November 2019
Faculty of Law
Chair in Social Justice
Judicial review through a social justice lens

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