The Gilchrist Medal is awarded to distinguished marine scientists. The Medal serves as recognition of the recipients’ contributions to marine science, to further stimulate excellence in South African marine science, and to focus attention on South Africa’s
marine and coastal environments.
The July 2017 graduation ceremony saw 3 Phd, 1 Msc by dissertation and 10 Conservation Biology MSc by coursework and dissertation students from the FitzPatrick Institute receiving their degrees.
PhD student Tanja van de Ven took second prize for her oral presentation at the Biennial ZSSA Conference
We invite applications for a full-time 5-6 month research opportunity on our Hot Birds Project
We invite applications for a full-time postdoctoral research opportunity in our Western Indian Ocean seabirds and climate change project.
Tygerberg Bird Club have pledged R20,000 towards Dr Megan Murgatroyd's Verreaux's Eagle research.
FitzPatrick Institute 2017 AGM
UCT rated joint third in World University Rankings for Ornithology!
The 'Hot Birds' team are pretty busy in the Kalahari...
New African gamebird book by Rob Little
PhD student Davide Gaglio has been named as overall winner of the BMC Ecology Image competition 2016