Dr Lita Pauw: A drive to do everything perfectly and on time

Dr Lita Pauw: A drive to do everything perfectly and on time

At the end of November 2021, the FBIP said farewell to its programme coordinator, Dr Lita Pauw. Lita served the FBIP for seven years from 2015 and said she is currently enjoying a self-declared ‘sabbatical’. Former FBIP programme manager, Prof Michelle Hamer, who...
Call for nominations to the 2022 GBIF Young Researchers Award

Call for nominations to the 2022 GBIF Young Researchers Award

Visit GBIF site for original call The GBIF Secretariat has invited nominations for the 2022 Young Researchers Award. This annual programme aims to foster and recognize innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics by graduate students whose master’s...
FBIP microbiology postdoc finds success amid COVID-19 pandemic

FBIP microbiology postdoc finds success amid COVID-19 pandemic

Cape Town – The COVID-19 pandemic took its toll on students when it hit the world in early 2020, with many postgraduate students having to extend their studies, and some even losing all hope. FBIP-funded postdoctoral fellow Dr Tersia Conradie says it was “not easy”,...