Research seminar: Project proposal and literature review for Sciences students

Posted on April 03, 2017

 

The Department of Research and Innovation Support, in collaboration with the Department of Library Services, cordially invites you to attend this research seminar.

Date: Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Time: 14:00-17:00

Venue: Auditorium, Level 3, Merensky 2 Library, Hatfield Campus

Presenter: Prof Andre Ganswindt, Head of the Department Anatomy and Physiology in the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Pretoria.

More information on our presenter: After receiving his PhD in Biology in 2004, and a one year postdoctoral appointment at the German Primate Centre, Prof Ganswindt joined the University of Pretoria, as a postdoctoral fellow in 2006 and became a Research fellow in 2009. The same year, he founded the Endocrine Research Laboratory to formally establish behavioural/wildlife endocrinology as a prospective research area at the university, which quickly developed into a solid platform for conducting basic and applied scientific research in the broad field of behavioural endocrinology, thereby establishing non-invasive tools for monitoring reproductive function and responses to stressors in captive and free-ranging animals. The lab is currently involved in over 20 research projects and collaborates with over 25 national and international scientific/conservation institutions. He became an Associated Professor in 2013 at the Department of Anatomy and Physiology, continuing his research in the field of behavioural/wildlife endocrinology. In 2014, he became Section head of Physiology and was appointed acting Head of the Department of Anatomy and Physiology in January 2016. He holds a C1-rating from the National Research Foundation and was vice chair of the International Society for Wildlife Endocrinology between 2012 and 2015. So far, he has published 50 peer-reviewed articles (h-index: 11) and 3 chapters in books. He acted as a reviewer for various national and international funding institutions as well as 35 different scientific journals.

Target audience: Masters students within the sciences field who are in the process of writing a proposal.

RSVP electronically: by Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Enquiries: [email protected] or 012 420 5432

 

 

- Author Zenzile Msweli

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