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Professor Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela named the 2024 Templeton Prize Laureate
The 2024 Templeton Prize has been awarded to professor Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, the SARChI chair for Violent Histories and Historical Trauma and the founding director of the centre for the Study of the Afterlife of Violence and the Reparative Quest (AVReQ) for her exemplary contributions to scholarship and advancing knowledge in the field of forgiveness and processes of repair in the aftermath of trauma violence. 6 Jun 2024 Read more

Polymer innovator helps to transform world of medicine
Although she was encouraged from a young age to become a medical doctor, Dr Gestél Kuyler, from the Department of Chemistry and Polymer Science at Stellenbosch University (SU), decided to follow a different path where her passion for improving lives converges with cutting-edge research and innovation. 21 May 2024 Read more

SU's Professor Tulio de Oliveira selected for Time100 Health 2024
Time Magazine has recognised Prof Tulio de Oliveira in its inaugural 2024 Time100 Health list, a new annual compilation that celebrates 100 individuals who have had the most impact on global health this year. 6 May 2024 Read more

SU collects and diverts more than 1 000 tonnes of waste each year from its campuses
Last year Stellenbosch University diverted more than 1 000 tonnes collected on three of its five campuses away from landfill, a significant step towards its goal of achieving net zero by 2050. 29 Apr 2024 Read more

Minecraft Education helps improve learners’ coding & robotics skills
The digital game-based learning platform Minecraft Education can help learners to improve their skills in coding and robotics which will stand them in good stead when they enter the workplace of the future. 8 Feb 2024 Read more