Tag : Stellenbosch University

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Jan-Hendrik Hofmeyr: a biochemist who believes perceptions can be shifted

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In academia, change often happens slowly. Academics are born into a paradigm and, more often than not, they maintain that paradigm rather than interrogating and...
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Bone accountancy

Engela Duvenage
As part of her PhD in Anatomy, Mandi Alblas regularly visits Stellenbosch University’s Kirsten Skeletal Collection. Like an accountant she packs out, photographs and tallies each...
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Prof Wieland Gevers: Institution builder of note

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    Prof Wieland Gevers: Institution builder of note   In 1970, a 32-year-old Wieland Gevers faced a big decision: To stay in North America,...
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Eugene Cloete: the solution seeker

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Few academics can claim being natural entrepreneurs, but Professor Eugene Cloete is one of them. His curriculum vitae features not just his publications in academic...
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Paul Cilliers understood the nature of complexities

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Paul Cilliers passed away in 2011 leaving behind his family, friends and colleagues, and an impressive body of work on the topic of complexity. It...