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Margaret Blackie

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Dr Margaret Blackie is a senior lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Polymer Science at Stellenbosch University. She was the recipient in 2020 of the Chemical Education Medal of the South African Chemical Institute. She is also a spiritual director and author of two books: ‘Rooted in Love’ and ‘The Grace of Forgiveness’.

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