About CeBER
About CeBER
CeBER strives to equip scientists at the postgraduate level with expertise that will allow them to excel in every sector of the bioprocess arena, from research to industry. Our goal is to provide for and transform South Africa with an advancing...
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Research Areas
CeBER have five main research areas which include: Algal Biotechnology; Mineral Bioprocessing; Biocatalysis & Bioproducts; Water & the Environment; and Engineering Aspects of Bioprocesses.
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Chemical Engineering
Home to the largest national research programme, the Chemical Engineering Department provides a range of research opportunities that help tackle social and environmental challenges in South Africa, Africa and the world.
Prof. Sue Harrison
CeBER is home to an array of researchers that supervise and add expertise to projects within the Bioprocess Engineering sector. This diversity spans everything from reactor design to microbial engineering.
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Saturday, 24 June 2017
Prof Sue Harrison Finalist In NSTF Awards 2016

Congratulations to Professor Sue Harrison, who is a finalist in two categories of the NSTF Awards 2015/2016.  The first category is the for the Lifetime award which is awarded for an outstanding contribution to SET and innovation by an individual over a period of 15 years or 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 11:30
DST-Netherlands Workshop

In 2014 South Africa’s Bioeconomy Strategy was developed, and is today one of only 5 in the world.  This puts us in an excellent position moving forward in the development of bio-based industry and technology.  The implementation of the bioeconomy will address some of the social, economic and environmental challenges facing South Africa and the

Publication Date:
Monday, April 11, 2016 - 11:00
IBS 2015 Report Back

Prof. Sue Harrison and Dr. Rob Huddy recently attended the 21st International Biohydrometallurgy Symposium (IBS) in Bali, Indonesia. The conference began with a one day taught course, “Cultivation and molecular techniques for isolating, cultivating and identifying extreme acidophiles”.  The course was run by Dr. Barrie Johnson and Dr. Raquel Quatrini, and covered practical approaches and molecular techniques for

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 11:15