Wine tasting 2013
Students and staff of the Department of Microbiology enjoyed a wine tasting tour on Friday, 5 April 2013, at Zorgvliet, Tokara and Lanzerac wine estates. Here’s the photo gallery:
SU joins thousands across the world in walking for the right to safe water
Stellenbosch University (SU) joined thousands of people from Africa and across the world in a “World Walks for Water and Sanitation” event to raise awareness of each and everyone’s right to safe water.
Organised by the Stellenbosch University Water Institute and the NEPAD Southern African Network of Water Centres of Excellence (SANWATCE), more than 100 […]
Microbiologist’s solo exhibition to open
Microbiologist Prof Leon Dicks is not only a leading researcher in lactic-acid bacteria but is also an accomplished painter. His first solo art exhibition opens in Stellenbosch on Friday, 7 December. He has previously participated in three group art exhibitions, including at the PJ Olivier art centre in Stellenbosch.
Did you know: Cite directly from search results
Announced on the Google Scholar Blog:
You can now directly copy the reference for an article you found on Google Scholar using the the “Cite” link. Google Scholar has added the ability to copy-and-paste formatted citations from search results. The import function for reference managers are still in place using the same link.
Electron Microscope Zooms In, Finds Life on Life on Life
Theres a bacterium on a diatom on an amphipod on a frog on a bump on the log in the hole in the bottom of the sea!
via Electron Microscope Zooms In, Finds Life on Life on Life.
A (c)omical tale in The Wall Street Journal
An interesting read for those interested in -omics. It appears that the need to coin neologisms with the -omics suffix is super-infectious and is spreading at an astronomical rate. Did you know that there are now more than 400 existing -omics fields? Read more here and
What does electro-dance and microbiology have in common?
- World experts to discuss biobased economy
- Post-Graduate Programme in Biofuels
- PhD Student Winschau Fayghan van Zyl Wins Best Poster Award @ the 9th Biotechnology Congress of America
- MSc student Steffi Davison tutoring primary school learners at Lynedoch Primary School
- Domestic Rainwater Harvesting Solar Pasteurization Treatment Systems in Enkanini Informal Settlement (Stellenbosch)