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University of Stellenbosch

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Last revision: 7 April, 2022



               Degrees awarded at the April graduation ceremony


PhD degrees

N Sibanda.  Sustainable functional materials from lignin: Oxidative depolymerisation, monomer synthesis and polymerisation.  Prof H Pasch, Dr H Pfukwa.

RPG Dreyer.  RAFT polymerization as a scaffold for the synthesis of SNAP-tag labels.  Prof L Klumperman, Dr R Pfukwa.

ME Matthews.  Solid state interactions of materials: Applications-based solid-state NMR spectroscopy. Prof AJ van Reenen

M Smit.  Polymer-coated magnetic nanoparticles for the dignosis and treatment of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Dr M Lutz.

L Kellermann.  Hydrogels as reversible, non-hormonal male contraceptives.  Prof L Klumperman, Dr R Pfukwa.

MSc degrees

R van Niekerk. Phase behaviour of hetero-arm molecular brushes. Prof L Klumperman, Dr R Pfukwa.


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