Closing date: 31 October, 2018. We invite applications for 3 full-time PhD studies at the FitzPatrick Institute under the supervision of Dr Robert Thomson.
Rob Little's new book "Birding in South Africa's National Parks" has just been published by Jacana Media.
The Niven Library is having its annual book sale. The Library receives book donations, many of which are duplicates, and we then sell the duplicates to raise funds to expand our collection.
The Fitztitute's third PhD graduate, Sir Clive Elliott, passed away on 18 April at Blue Barn, his country home in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom following a six-month battle with cancer.
Closing date: 30 June 2018. We invite applications for a three-year PhD study that will evaluate the status and future security of Blue Cranes in South Africa.
We invite applications for a MSc/PhD student to undertake research on how parent birds mitigate costs of breeding at high temperatures
The December 2017 graduation ceremony saw 4 PhD and 3 MSc Conservation Biology by coursework and dissertation students from the FitzPatrick Institute receiving their degrees.
In Feb 2017, Birding Africa and The FitzPatrick Institute undertook an expedition to Chad to search for this species which had no documented records for almost 40 years.
A new study by the World Parrot Trust's Africa Conservation Programme has highlighted the need for action to protect Grey Parrots
Congratulations to current MSc Conservation Biology student Dave van Beuningen, who took home the Conservation Prize in the recent Exposure Photography Competition for his photo 'Secret Death'.
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, 11 October.
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.