MSc opportunity: Effects of sugar water feeders on natural sunbird and Erica populations
SANBI funded opportunity to study the effects of sugar water feeders on natural sunbird and Erica populations, supervised by Dr Anina Coetzee, Prof. Claire Spottiswoode and Dr Colleen Seymour. Closing date August 31, 2018.
MSc/PhD opportunity: Influence of ecosystem variability on Eudyptes Penguins at Marion Island
We invite applications for a MSc/PhD opportunity to study the influence of ecosystem variability on demography and reproductive performance on Eudyptes penguins at sub-Antarctic Marion Island.
African Birdlife
We have a regular feature in African Birdlife - The FitzPatrick Report. 'Ban the bullet: yet another threat to African vultures (Vol 6 (3) July/August 2018) details PhD student Beckie Garbett's findings on the link between raised levels of in...
Birding in South Africa's National Parks
A new book by Rob Little "Birding in South Africa's National Parks" has just been published by Jacana Media.
2017 Annual report now available
The 2017 FitzPatrick Institute Annual Report was approved by the Advisory Board at the AGM held on Thursday, 17 May.


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.