Stellenbosch University


MEGA project partner SU


Prof. Soraya Seedat
Tel: +27 21 938 9374

Prof Soraya Seedat
Content Expert

Prof. Soraya Seedat, Distinguished Professor and Executive Head of Department, Stellenbosch University is the Principal Investigator for the Stellenbosch site.

Dr Sharain Suliman
Content Expert/Coordinator

Sharain,  is a research psychologist and postdoctoral researcher in psychiatry. She is the project co-ordinator for the Stellenbosch site.

Dr Leigh van den Heuvel
Content Expert/Researcher

Leigh van den Heuvel is a psychiatrist and PhD student and will be acting as the project manager for the Stellenbosch University site.

Sister Irene Mbanga
Administrative Manager/Trainer

Irene Mbanga, Mental Health Nurse with Nursing Admin Diploma (UWC) has been involved in different mental health research projects for the past 20 years, as research assistant and/or co-ordinator. Irene will be acting as the trainer for the MEGA project on the Stellenbosch University site).

Surene Grobler
Grant manager

Surene Grobler, BCom Financial Accounting, Project Accountant at the Research Grants Management Office in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.  She is responsible for the overall financial and budgetary planning, monitoring and control of the project.