Archive | July, 2012
Minette and Philippus

Intimate lieder evening for Endler concert series

Having just played host to the ever-successful Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival, activities at the Endler Hall Stellenbosch continue with the second season of the 2012 Endler Concert Series. The first concert of this season takes place on 4 August at 20:00 and features the award winning local mezzo-soprano, Minette du Toit-Pearce. Du Toit-Pearce will […]

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Lecture: “Decision-Making Dynamics at the Rural-Urban Fringe: lessons from Jamestown, Stellenbosch Municipality”

Department Sociology and Social Anthropology Speaker: Corinne Cash, University of Waterloo Date:  Thursday, 2 August 2012 Time: 13:00-14:30 Venue:  4th Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 401 Contact person: Elizabeth Hector, ehector@sun.ac.za or (021 808 9286).

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Molecular “fingerprinting” made quick and easy

Five clicks with a computer mouse are all that analysts of the Central Analytical Facility at Stellenbosch University now need to do to perform polymer characterisation and bio-molecular identification – thanks to a new mass spectrometer (MS) worth R7 million that is currently on loan from supplier Bruker Daltonics South Africa. “This equipment is very […]

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PhD Defence: Studies in Mycothiol Biosynthesis: Identification, characterization and reconstitution of the M. tuberculosis pathway enzymes.

Biochemistry Forum:  PhD defence PhD student:  Dirk Lamprecht Title:  Studies in Mycothiol Biosynthesis: Identification, characterization and reconstitution of the M. tuberculosis pathway enzymes Promotor:  Prof E Strauss Date:  Thursday 02 August 2012 Time:  13:00 Venue:  Biochemistry Seminar Room A111, JC Smuts Building, Stellenbosch Enquiries:  Prof Amanda C Swart, Tel: 021 8085864, E-mail: acswart@sun.ac.za

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Andrew Ford  (Keys) & Jimmie Earl Perry photo by Jeffrey Abrahams (16262)

Artists perform for HIV/Aids awareness

A concert of hit music with a message of hope. This is what Stellenbosch University’s Africa Centre for HIV and AIDS Management presented Sunday night (29 July) in the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town. It was the Africa Centre’s annual South African Artists for Aids Awareness Concert. This year, the focus was on celebrating women […]

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SU’s popular Open Day held on Friday 3 August

The latest information about courses, bursaries and loans, accommodation and sporting events as well as entertainment and prizes to be won. These are all on the menu at Stellenbosch University’s (SU) popular Maties Open Day for Grade 11’s and 12’s to be held on Friday, 3 August from 9:00 to 16:30 in the Neelsie Student […]

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New Engineering and Forestry Library taken into use in the Engineering Knowledge Centre

Students in the Faculty of Engineering returned after the winter vacation to a newly completed knowledge centre that boasts a brand-new library. The Engineering Knowledge Centre extends over four storeys, of which the Engineering and Forestry Library comprises two storeys. The third floor is home to two large lecture theatres, with the MIH Media Laboratory […]

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Annual Academic Day at Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences will be hosting its 56th Annual Academic day on Wednesday and Thursday 15 and 16 August 2012 at Tygerberg Campus. It promises to be an exciting programme and will serve as a showcase for the latest research by under- and postgraduate students and researchers of Tygerberg Campus. The basic format […]

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New TEM microscope facilities allow for an extreme close-up view of life

The art of knife making is being practised by team members of the Central Analytical Facility (CAF) – all in an effort to prepare nanothin slices of samples that can be viewed under an electron beam microscope. This all forms part of upgrades of the facilities available at CAF’s Electron Beam Unit, housed in the […]

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Pres Chissano lectures on Africa’s hope for security and development

The lecture by President Joaquim Chissano, Chairperson of the Africa Forum and former President of the Republic of Mozambique, which was scheduled for 3 August 2012, has been postponed to Monday 6 August 2012. He will be placing the spotlight on the nexus between security and development in Africa at a leadership lecture on the […]

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Department of Statistics seminar: 3 Aug

Presenter: Pravesh Debba (CSIR, Pretoria) Topic: Optimal spatial sampling designs Date: Friday, 3 August 2012 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

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Library announces new Digital Collections

The Library and Information Service is pleased to announce the release of new digital collections available via its website. This portal provides online access to collections consisting of unique and rare materials which have been carefully digitised. The initiative is part of the Library’s strategic aim to embark on the digitisation of materials in order […]

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Human Resources: Best Practice for Effective Recruitment and Selection”

Human Resources is running a programme for Line Managers and others involved in or responsible for recruitment and selection – “Best Practice for Effective Recruitment and Selection” – on 14 August 2012 and several spaces are still available. For more information on this programme as well as how to enrol, click here. Closing date for […]

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Human Resources: Employment Law

Human Resources is running a programme for Line Managers: “Employment Law” – on 24 August 2012 and several spaces are still available. For more information on this programme as well as how to enrol, click here. Closing date for entries is 14 August 2012. Contact ALVIRA ALBERTUS at tel 021 – 808 2966, alviraa@sun.ac.za for more […]

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Human Resources programme: Mediation

Human Resources is running a programme for Line Managers: “Mediation” – on 15-16 August 2012 and several spaces are still available. For more information on this programme as well as how to enrol, click here. Closing date for entries is 8 August 2012. Contact ALVIRA ALBERTUS at tel 021 – 808 2966, alviraa@sun.ac.za for more information

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