Archive | September, 2009

Effective minutes for successful meetings

On Friday, 23 October, the SU Language Centre is once again presenting their popular full-day workshop on the writing of effective minutes. Good news for SU staff members is that the SU Skills Fund enables eight (8) staff members to attend this workshop free of charge. You should therefore register without delay! In this workshop you […]

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Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship: Department of Microbiology

Position: Stellenbosch University supports a system for postdoctoral research fellowships in line with its ideal for developing a stimulating research environment where new knowledge and skills can be developed, shared and applied to the benefit of the South African community. A postdoctoral position is currently available for one year (with the option to renew for […]

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Free printing and copying at MY MeDIA

MY MeDIA, the colourful book shop in McDonald street, is offering free printing/copying to students as from 1 October.Upon presentation of their student card, students can copy or print for free on paper sponsored by SUN MeDIA. There is a limit of 50 copies/printed pages per student on pre-printed paper with the sponsor’s details on […]

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30X30 Sale at the US Art Gallery

The 30 x 30 sale opens on 15 October 2009 from 18:30 at the SU Art gallery and will run until 11 November 2009. The hours are: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00 and Saturday 09:00 – 13:00. For more information phone 021 808 3524 or email suz@sun.ac.za Artists are invited to bring their works […]

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Architecture lecture at the University Museum

The last of the popular lecture series about South African architecture will be held on Wednesday, 7 October 2009 at the University Museum with a lecture about the Neo-Renaissance and the Neo-Baroque styles in South Africa. Dr Matilda Burden will present this lecture. Time: 18:30 for 18:45 Entrance: R20-00 For enquiries: Tel: 021-808 3690/2002

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Inaugural lecture: Prof Harald Pasch

Prof Harald Pasch of the Department of Chemistry and Polymer Science will deliver his inaugural lecture on Wednesday 14 October 2009. His lecture is titled Analytical polymer science interfacing materials science and analytical chemistry. Venue: Jannasch Hall, Conservatoire Time: 17:30 Refreshments will be served after the lecture. Please indicate special dietary requirements. RSVP before 8 […]

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PhD defense: A comparative analysis of the G1/S transition control in kinetic models of the eukaryotic cell cycle

Department of Biochemistry Speaker: Riaan Conradie Title: A comparative analysis of the G1/S transition control in kinetic models of the eukaryotic cell cycle. Date: Thursday 1 October 2009 Time: 13:00 Venue: Biochemistry Seminar Room A111, JC Smuts Building, Stellenbosch Enquiries: Promoter: Prof Jacky Snoep Tel: 021 808 5844 E-mail: jls@sun.ac.za

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Seminar: Sequential random sampling for corona and hot-spot detection on transmission lines

Department of Statistics and Actuarial science Presenter: Vincent Micali (Corporate Services Division, Eskom) Topic: Sequential random sampling for corona and hot-spot detection on transmission lines Date: Friday, 2 October 2009 Time: 13:00 to 14:00 Venue: Statistics Building (c/o Victoria- and Bosman streets, Stellenbosch), room 2021 Enquires: Danie Uys, Tel: 021 808 3879, e-mail: dwu@sun.ac.za Tea […]

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Seminar: The Role of the Exchange Rate in a South African New Keynesian DSGE model

Economics Department Speaker: Kevin Kotze (Stellenbosch University) Topic: The Role of the Exchange Rate in a South African New Keynesian DSGE model Paper can be downloaded from www.ekon.sun.ac.za/seminars Date: Monday 5 October 2009 Time: 12:00 – 13:00 Venue: CGW Schumann Building, room 207B

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Call for Proposals, Fund for Innovation and Research into Learning and Teaching (FIRLT)

Lecturers are invited to submit funding proposals for the November 2009 round of selections for FIRLT. What is FIRLT? In line with its Strategy for Teaching and Learning, Stellenbosch University established the Fund for Innovation and Research into Teaching and Learning (FIRLT) in 2005 to provide support to academic staff in their roles as lecturers […]

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Seminar: Poets, popsingers and revolutionaries: 1789 tot 1968

Departemental Afrikaans and Dutch Speaker: Prof Geert Buelens (University of Utrecht) Title: Poets, popsingers and revolutionaries: 1789 tot 1968. Date: 30 September 2009 Time: 13:00-14:00 Place: Arts building Room 657Prof Buelens is an prize-winning Flemish academic and poet. His wards include the following: Literary Prize for Essay of the Province of Antwerp (2003), Lucy B. […]

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Baroque Blast is Back!

The Konservatorium Concert Series presents Baroque Blast, back by popular demand following the success of Baroque Blast in 2008. The 2008 concert saw a wonderful collaborative effort from staff and students from the Stellenbosch University Music Department in a programme of Baroque favourites and master pieces. This concert, the second in the Matinée Series after […]

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IT: Telenet dial up service terminated

The Telenet dial up services will not be available from April 2010. ADSL can be considered as an alternative for this type of remote connection. ADSL is available via Telkom SA and other internet service providers. Visit http://www.dobroadband.co.za  for more information on Telkom SA’s offering.

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Seminar: Happy in the service of the Company: the purchasing power of VOC salaries at the Cape in the 18th century

History Department Speaker: Stan du Plessis (with Sophia du Plessis) Topic: Happy in the service of the Company: the purchasing power of VOC salaries at the Cape in the 18th century Date: Tuesday 6 October 2009 Time: 13:00 – 14:00 Venue: Room 316 Wilcocks Building Enquiries: Sandra Swart, e-mail: sss@sun.ac.za ALL WELCOME !

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Financing Renewable Energy Projects in SA

The Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies presents a Forum on Financing Renewable Energy Projects in SA on 2 October 2009. Christopher Clarke of Inspired Evolution Investment Management and Mark Tanton of Red Cap Investments will introduce the topic referring to the recent developments in South Africa after the announcement of the renewable energy […]

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