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Welldone! Rondro
Dr. Rondrotiana Barimalala, a UCT postdoctoral fellow in the Dept. of Oceanography is one of two young UCT scientists working with top climate scientists of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Welcome to the new Honours 2019
Head of Dept of Oceanography, Prof. Isabelle Ansorge welcomes the new Honours students of 2019
Weddell Sea Expedition 2019 update
Weddell Sea Expedition 2019 - SEARCH FOR ENDURANCE ENDS
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.

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Monday, 22 April 2019
Mark Matthews
Bacteria in SA dams

The results of a ten-year study by Dr. M Matthews have revealed that harmful cyanobacteria are widespread in South Africa’s 50 largest dams, with the Hartbeespoort dam, in the North West, the Darlington dam, in the Eastern Cape, and Spitskop dam, in the Northern Cape, found to be the worst affected by cyanobacterial surface scum.

Publication Date:
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 - 11:00
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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:
Thu, 13 Nov 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:
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 - 10:00

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