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10 projects granted 4,1 million SEK for South Africa collaborations

Published 2017-04-07

STINT has, in cooperation with the Swedish Research Council, Swedish Research Council
for Health, Working Life and Welfare (Forte) and the Swedish Research Council Formas
invested 4,1 million SEK in ten different projects within the South Africa - Sweden Bilateral
Scientific Research Cooperation programme for the period of 2017-2020. Our South African
counterpart, the National Research Foundation (NRF), will be financing the South African
teams with an equivalent amount.

After review and assessment by our respective expert groups the list of ten projects were
finalized at a joint selection meeting with the NRF. The selected projects are as follows:


Main partner






Marianne Gullberg

Centre for Languages and Literature


Emanuel Bylund Spångberg

Stellenbosch University

Katja Petzold

Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics


Gert Kruger

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Caroline Isaksson

Department of Biology


Arjun Amar

University of Cape Town

Vanya Darakchieva

Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology


Hendrik Swart

University of the Free State

Thomas Olsson

Centre for Engineering Education LTH


Christine Winberg

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Tommy Olsson

Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Medicine


Julia Goedecke

South African Medical Research Council

Anna-Karin Hurtig

Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine


Elma Nelisiwe Maleka

University of the Western Cape

Michael Ljungberg

Medical Radiation Physics, Department of Clinical Sciences


Johan van Staden

University of the Free State

Patrik Johansson

Condensed Matter Physics, Department of Physics


Ncholu Manyala

University of Pretoria

Christina Samuelsson

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine


Michelle Pascoe

University of Cape Town


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