UCT Marine Early Career Researchers (ECR) are invited to participate in a new survey about the effect of COVID-19 pandemic on Marine ECR, launched by the network OYSTER.
The Whales and Climate Program involves 25 researchers from six countries and aims to create models of humpback whale distributions under future climate-change scenarios and investigate how ocean changes influence their population status and conservation.
To get insights of the learning experience within the AOS MSc programme, we’ve asked students enrolled in the 2020 programme to share with us their perspective, particularly their learning curves during lockdown. Fortunate Shingange and Zanele Binase agreed to participate.
Two prestigious Applied Ocean Science MSc students, Thando Mazomba and Sizwekazi Yapi, are part of the 2020 OceanWOMXN cohort and therefore part of the evolution of the research culture of Oceanography in South Africa.
The Institute's principal focus is research, which underpins its teaching, training, capacity development and consultancy activities. Hence it brings together active researchers in the field who add value to and benefit from this collaborative structure. At the Institution, observation, measurement, and collection of samples and data are accomplished by ship cruises, field trips and remote sensing by satellite. The institute’s array of multi-disciplinary researchers are involved in exciting inter-disciplinary projects.
The Institute also convenes a Masters degree in Applied Ocean Sciences.
Ma-Re also conducts an outreach and education programme for school learners. It focuses its outreach activities on school open days, university open days, National Science Week, the Grahamstown Science Festival held annually in the Eastern Cape and the Sci-Bono open day held annually in Gauteng.