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UCT oceanographer joins South African Young Academy of Science
UCT oceanographer Dr Sarah Fawcett has been elected to the South African Young Academy of Science.
Applications are now open! Masters in Applied Ocean Sciences
The MSc degree in Applied Ocean Sciences (AOS) is hosted by the Marine Research Institute (Ma-Re) at the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa.
PhD student Juliano Dani Ramanantsoa discovers new coastal current
Juliano's discovery of the new ocean current on the west coast of Madagascar has received international acclaim and have led to one of the most significant oceanography breakthroughs in decades.
SA AGULHAS II to set sail in 2019 to Antarctica’s Weddell Sea
UCT Oceanography to play key role in 2019 Expedition to Antarctica's Weddell Sea
Head of Dept. Isabelle Ansorge and Dr. Sarah Fawcett (UCT Oceanography) will participate in an unprecedented international scientific expedition to explore one of the coldest and most remote locations in the world: the Weddell Sea off Antarctica.
SEAmester 2018
Applications for SEAmester 2018 are now open! SEAmester will depart 2nd July returning 12th July 2018. PLEASE NOTE: cruise dates may be subject to change by a few days...

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Saturday, 20 October 2018
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Students win 2nd Prize

Oceanography students Hayley Evers-King (Ma-Re) and Marie Smith (ACCESS) were recently awarded second prize at the international 2013/14 LearnEO! lesson writing competition. They received their prize at the Earth Observation Education workshop at ESA/ESRIN in Frascati, Italy, on 5 November 2014. Their lesson looked at the detection of harmful algal blooms in coastal waters and included examples from the southern Benguela upwelling system.

Publication Date:
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 12:30
Izilwandle Zaseningizimu Internship in the Department of Oceanography

As a contribution towards solving the unemployment problem amongst the youth of South Africa and using an endowment from the sale of the TB Davie Research Vessel, the Department of Oceanography is offering a one year work contract to a graduate from the MSc programme (you need not have officially graduated but you must have had your corrected thesis approved by the HoD / supervisor in order to be appointed). In exceptional cases, an Honours graduate may be considered. The position is not open to PhD students / graduates as the expectation is that these students will take up a postdoctoral position or other junior research scientist employment.

Publication Date:
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 10:00

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