Marike wins another prize

23 March 2017

Young Science Communication Winner 2017 - Marike Louw (2nd place)!

Many congratulations to Marike on winning 2nd place in the Young Science Communication Competition run by SAASTA through the NRF. 

You can see some of the prize winning story here. Or you can download the entire piece here.

  aSCR  Frogs  prizes

Talking at the School of Biological Sciences, Bristol University

20 March 2017

Bristol University hears about aSCR

I visited the new School of Biological Sciences at the University of Bristol to meet Marc Holderied and his team members. I learned about their fascinating approach to acoustic camoflauge in relation to bat predation. His team have some fantastic questions and a really exciting approach.

I used the occasion to give a seminar on our aSCR work. It was great to see a few familiar faces from my time there back in the 1990s. 

A big thanks to Marc and his team for their invitation to visit and I'm hoping that we'll see him in the MeaseyLab before the end of the year.

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University of Hull visit to eDNA experts

18 March 2017

Talking at the School of Environmental Sciences, University of Hull

It was great to see Dr Katharina Wollenberg Valero agian and catch up with her in her new post at the University of Hull. We teamed up with Prof Lori Lawson Handley to conduct an eDNA investigation.

I gave a talk to the joint lab meeting on our work on invasive frogs in South Africa. 

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Corey. Alex and Giovanni Graduate

16 March 2017

Graduation day arrives

Congratualtions to Giovanni (PhD), Corey (MSc) and Alex (MSc in absentia) for graduating at Stellenbosch. 

Great to see you looking so smart!