Havenga prize awarded to Prof Leon Dicks
Author: Media & Communication: Faculty of Science
Prof Leon Dicks, distinguished professor from Stellenbosch University’s Department of Microbiology, is the winner of the Havenga prize for life sciences, awarded by the Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns.
The prize is awarded annually for original research in the natural sciences and/or technology and […]
Microbial Ecology (MKB 364) poster session – 16 October 2014
Authors: Karin Jacobs, Kathryn Wirth
We asked our third year students to run their own research projects… This is the result!
US Open Day 2014
Thousands of prospective Maties visited Stellenbosch University’s (SU) Open Day on Friday (11 April) to find out more about career opportunities, courses, accommodation or just to get a taste of what Matieland has to offer. Estimates are that between 5 000 and 7 500 visitors flocked to the campus and visited the several tents. […]
The 2014 HonsBSc Microbiology BBQ
The new 2014 HonsBSc recruits at the Department of Microbiology hosted an informal braai (BBQ) for the rest of the department on Tuesday 18 February in Hollywood style. In addition to getting a glimpse of their catering and dress up skills, the event aimed to provide an opportunity to get to know the new arrivals and vice […]
Winter community interactions 2013
Winter time at Stellenbosch University has become synonymous with a hive of community interaction activities. Two such events the Department participated in were the Maties Science Winter Week (23 to 27 June 2013) and the US Open Day (2 August). As part of the Maties Science Winter Week, our department, under guidance of Dr Wesaal Khan, hosted two highly interactive sessions […]
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:
April 2013 – Dept of Microbiology Seminars
12:00 – 13:00
JC Smuts, A309
Characterisation of plasmid p31T1 isolated from Aeromonas
8:30 – 13:00
Erfurt Huis, Ryneveld street
Year end function 2012
On Friday 9 November 2012, the Department of Microbiology celebrated another memorable year with a lunch at the Olivello restaurant at Marianne Wine Estate with some great food, fine wine and the customary tongue-in-cheek Annual Microbiology Awards ceremony. Staff and students were treated to a well-deserved relaxing afternoon with some rustic food (with a Mediterranean […]
Cetaceans on the short side of economic development?
Economic growth and stability, standard of living, social inclusion, development of human capital, critical infrastructure, urbanization, industrialization, human rights and jobs for the nation are among the ideals and realities faced by most nations and governments in our current world. However, the benefits of economic welfare are frequently accompanied by increased pressure […]
What does electro-dance and microbiology have in common?
- World experts to discuss biobased economy
- Post-Graduate Programme in Biofuels
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- MSc student Steffi Davison tutoring primary school learners at Lynedoch Primary School
- Domestic Rainwater Harvesting Solar Pasteurization Treatment Systems in Enkanini Informal Settlement (Stellenbosch)