We are pleased to announce that Susan Mvungi has been appointed to the Niven Librarian position with effect from July 3, 2015.
We invite applications for a one-year full-time post-doctoral research opportunity on Dr Arjun Amar's research team.
Marine Anthropogenic Litter, edited by Melanie Bergmann, Lars Gutow and Michael Klages, is now available online
Dr Susie Cunningham has been appointed from 1 June 2015 to a contract lecturer post within the FitzPatrick Institute.
The RSPB are advertising for three conservation posts on Gough 61.
BirdLife SA is organising a unique 5 day cruise along the continental shelf from Cape Town and back for optimum seabird spotting.
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.
Fitz Advisory Board member, Ms Harriet Nimmo was instrumental is arranging for Dr Jane Goodall to present a lecture as part of the Vice-Chancellors' open lecture series.
We are delighted to announce that the FitzPatrick Institute has had a bumper year for post-graduate student outputs. No less than 26 students, supported and/or supervised by the Institute’s Centre of Excellence graduated during 2011 – 7 PhD, 12 MSc and 7 BSc Honours students.
We invite applications for the above full-time study opportunity at the FitzPatrick Institute.
An MSc project (2012-2013) is offered in the Molecular Ecology and Evolution Programme of three Departments of Genetics at the University of Pretoria, in collaboration with the Centre of Excellence in Birds as Keys to Biodiversity Conservation at the Percy Fitzpatrick Institute oaf African Ornithology (UCT) and the Department of Biology, Lund University.
The African Penguin Spheniscus demersus, the only penguin species in Africa and confined to Namibia and South Africa, is now Endangered.