Mathematical Biology @ Stellenbosch


Want to apply mathematical skills and physical laws into solving puzzles in biology and ecology? Multiple postgraduate bursaries are now available at all levels as well as postdoctoral fellowships. For postgraduate bursaries, apply directly through the calls at the National Research Foundations with the UID 89967; for postdoctoral fellowships, contact us with documents required in the open call:

PA: Ms Hilary Lamb, Tel: +27-21-808-4907, E-mail:

Physical address: Office 1018/1021/1009B, Math/Industry Psychology Building, Merriman Street, Stellenbosch

Hui is co-affiliated with African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, AIMS, as Research Chair in mathematical biosciences; DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology, CIB, as Core-team Member; International Initiative for Theoretical Ecology, IITE London as Trustee; and Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, IPBES, as Reviewer Editor; as well as serving as the associate editor of Global Ecology and Biogeography,Biological Invasions, Ecological Complexity, BMC Ecology and Evolution, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, Journal of Dynamics and Games and Bulletin of Mathematical Biology.

Prospective students and postdocs are also encouraged to secure their own scholarhsips and fellowships from a number of research funding agencies and partners, such as NRF, AIMS Next Einstein Inititiave, CIB, CoE MASS. Find out more at Stellenbosch University Postdoctoral Office and Postgraduate Office.

Our research has been/is supported by the following funding bodies as research and travel grants, scholarships & fellowships:

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