The launch of the Faculty of Health Sciences’ Writing Lab on Thursday 19 May was used to highlight the challenges facing many of our health sciences students, especially those learning in a second language.
“All in our Faculty community should feel welcome and ‘at home’,” said Interim Dean Gregory Hussey in his introduction to Health Sciences’ staff and students at the launch of its first Language Festival on 13 May.
Tolu Oni speaks about stereotypes around African science and how science can be used as a tool to advance African societies.
Emeritus professor in human genetics Peter Beighton is the subject of a Festschrift to be published as a supplement to the SA Medical Journal on 1 June 2016. (In academia, a Festschrift is a collection of writings in book form that honours a respected person and is presented during his or her lifetime.)