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Stellenbosch University was the birthplace of apartheid and much of its research during the apartheid era was focused on maintaining white minority rule. Its first black vice-chancellor, Russel Botman, has introduced a new culture to the university in which research plays a central role in Africa’s development.

This and other content in the Africa’s PhD Renaissance Series is funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
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