Looking for field biologists for Marion Island
The Marine Apex Predator Research Unit (MAPRU) at Nelson Mandela University, is offering three suitably qualified candidates an opportunity to spend a year on Marion Island collecting field data on seabirds to be used for academic purposes.
Exposure Environmental Photography competition
Congratulations to current FizPatrick Institute Conservation Biology Masters Student Dave van Beuningen who took home the Conservation Prize in the recent Exposure Photography Competition for his photo 'Secret Death'.
Prof. Peter Ryan inducted into UCT's presigious College of Fellows
UCT's College of Fellows was established by the UCT Council to recognise distinguished academic work by permanent academic staff. Peter Ryan is one of eleven new Fellows inducted into the College this year at a ceremony and dinner held on Wednesday...
African Birdlife
We have a regular feature in African Birdlife - The FitzPatrick Report. 'Science & Serendipity' by Prof. Peter Ryan (Vol 6 (1) Nov/Dec 2017) discusses current research trends at the Fitztitute.
July 2017 Graduation
At the July 2017 ceremony, the Fitz had 3 PhDs, 1 MSc, 10 Conservation Biology MSc and 1 BSc Hons amongst the graduates - congratulations all!


DST-NRF Centre of Excellence*

*Funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) through the National Research Foundation (NRF)

The Institute would like to thank Jill Adams and particularly Norman Arlott for permission to use their illustrations.