Prof Anita Michel nominated in Lifetime Category of prestigious NSTF-South32 Awards

Posted on April 23, 2024

Congratulations to Professor Anita Michel for being nominated in the Lifetime Award category of the prestigious National Science and Technology Forum’s annual NSTF-South32 Awards. Prof Michel is from the Faculty's Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases (DVTD) and Visiting Professor at Utrecht University's Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.
Additionally, she leads the Faculty’s World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) Collaborating Centre for Training in Integrated Livestock and Wildlife Management. 
Prof Michel has dedicated her professional career to researching bovine tuberculosis, a zoonotic and economically devastating disease of livestock.
The Lifetime Award recognises and celebrates an outstanding contribution by an individual over a period of 15 years or more. Prof Michel will be competing as finalist in the 2023/2024  NSTF-South32 Awards at South Africa's “Science Oscars" gala event on 11 July 2024. 
The Faculty is delighted to see Prof Michel’s outstanding contributions being recognized and we enthusiastically support her success.
The NSTF Awards were established in 1998 as a collaborative effort to recognise and promote outstanding contributions to science, engineering and technology (SET) and innovation by SET-related professionals, teams and organisations in South Africa (SA). This includes experienced researchers, engineers, innovators, science communicators, engineering research capacity builders, and organisational managers/leaders, as well as data and research managers.
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