SARChI Chair awarded Newton Fellowship grant
Rhodes University SARChI Chair for Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Eukaryotic Stress Response Professor Adrienne Edkins, has been awarded a 2018 Newton Advanced Fellowship grant of £101 000 (which is close to R2 million) from the Academy of Medical Sciences.
Entrepreneurs behind Afrinzygen
Four Rhodes University students are one step closer to making their idea for addressing food security and energy in a sustainable manner into reality.
Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology join service learning initiative
As part of the university’s commitment to engaging with and uplifting our local community, the Science Faculty has developed a “Service Learning” programme involving a number of disciplines, including Biochemistry and Microbiology, Chemistry, Zoology and Entomology, Human Kinetics and Ergonomics, Physics and Electronics and Statistics. The purpose of the programme is to assist three local under-resourced township schools, Nombulelo, Samuel Ntsika and Mary Waters, in improving the quality of their Natural Science education, in particular their ability to carry out the practical demonstrations in the Grade 8 and 9 syllabuses.
Technical Officer, Mr Luyolo Mapekula, nominated as Local Hero by the Daily Dispatch
Luyolo is improving the education of our most vulnerable learners by assisting disadvantaged high school leaners within Grahamstown with extra Maths and Science lessons