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Dr Arjun Amar received a 2015 UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award
Thu, 19 Nov 2015 - 12:15

Congratulations to Dr Arjun Amar on receiving a UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award.

Sonja Krüger's PhD thesis wins the Purcell award
Tue, 23 Jun 2015 - 14:45

Congratulations are due to Sonja Krüger who won the UCT Science Faculty's Purcell Award for her PhD thesis

Please report any sightings of ringed Swift Terns
Tue, 23 Jun 2015 - 13:45

For the third consecutive year, researchers from the Percy FitzPatrick Institute at the University of Cape Town marked 500 Swift Terns chicks with metal and individually engraved colour-rings in April 2015.

SANAP/SA Agulhas Open Day 2015
Mon, 15 Jun 2015 - 14:45

Fitz stall at the SANAP/SA Agulhas Open Day - 12-13 June 2015.

In memoriam: Kirsten Louw (1979 - 2005)
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 - 14:45

Kirsten Louw, talented naturalist and esteemed colleague, died 10 years ago while studying towards his PhD at the Fitzpatrick Institute.

Susan Mvungi appointed as Niven Librarian
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 - 13:45

We are pleased to announce that Susan Mvungi has been appointed to the Niven Librarian position with effect from July 3, 2015.

Post-Doctoral research opportunity: Analysis of raptor population dynamics
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 - 09:45

We invite applications for a one-year full-time post-doctoral research opportunity on Dr Arjun Amar's research team.

New book available online: Marine Anthropogenic Litter
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 - 08:45

Marine Anthropogenic Litter, edited by Melanie Bergmann, Lars Gutow and Michael Klages, is now available online

New contract lecturer at the Fitz: Dr Susan Cunningham
Tue, 02 Jun 2015 - 09:45

Dr Susie Cunningham has been appointed from 1 June 2015 to a contract lecturer post within the FitzPatrick Institute. 

Conservation posts - Gough Island 2015-2015
Tue, 02 Jun 2015 - 08:45

The RSPB are advertising for three conservation posts on Gough 61.

Flock at sea - BirdLife SA AGM 2017
Tue, 02 Jun 2015 - 07:45

BirdLife SA is organising a unique 5 day cruise along the continental shelf from Cape Town and back for optimum seabird spotting.

Special issue of Ostrich in memory of Phil Hockey
Thu, 28 May 2015 - 09:45

Following the sad and untimely passing of Phil Hockey in January 2013, BIrdLife South Africa suggested that a special issue of Ostrich be published in memory of Phil as a leading and influential African ornithologist.