Current Honours cohort

Bachelor of Science Honours in Entomology

Dylan Dacre Frederich Henneke Jacomien Zaayman  
What is the preferred substrate for oviposition and larval development of the black soldier fly, Hermetia illucens? Low-resource rearing of edible crickets Taxonomic study on the Scarabaeolus bohemani dung beetle to determine if speciation has occured xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx
Supervisors: Prof. Chris Weldon, Nina Parry Supervisor: Dr Yusuf Abdullahi Ahmed Supervisors: Prof. Catherine Sole, Dr Christian Deschodt  
       

Bachelor of Science Honours in Wildlife Management

Myles Bushell Nicola MacLeod Nathan Mordaunt Neev Shah

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Anke Strydom Mistian Thomson Heather Woollon  
Examining the relationship of body condition and stress-related faecal glucocorticoid metabolite concentrations in red hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus caama) xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx Is it virtually the same? Comparing the virtual and real performance of stereophotogrammetric configurations for measuring equids xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx
Supervisors: Prof. Andre Ganswindt Supervisors:  Supervisor: Prof. Nico de Bruyn, Dr Martin Postma, Nicolas Prinsloo  Supervisors: 
       

Bachelor of Science Honours in Zoology

Olivia Chalwin-Milton Pauline Chanel Bianca Coulson Erin Davis
Heat tolerance and evaporative cooling capacity in arid-zone elephant shrews The effect of light variations on the locomotor activity of the solitary Cape mole-rat  Age-related niches in Marion Island southern elephant seals using stable isotope values from whiskers and hair samples  Diversity of haemotropic mycoplasma in lions from the Kruger National Park
Supervisor: Prof. Andrew McKechnie Supervisors: Dr Marietjie Oosthuizen Supervisors: Prof. Nico de Bruyn, Dr Nico Lubcker, Andre van Tonder Supervisors: Prof. Armanda Bastos
       
Kiara Lasch Sloane Munro Katharine Odendaal Claire Peinke
The ontogeny of diving and foraging behaviour in male southern elephant seals at Marion Island The geography of spotted hyaena latrines How management influences insect assemblages in high-elevation peat wetlands To what extent do elephants use visual cues to make foraging decisions?
Supervisor: Prof. Nico de Bruyn, Dr Cheryl Tosh Supervisors: Prof. Andre Ganswindt, Dr Andrea Webster, Dr Andrew Abraham Supervisors: Prof. Mark Robertson, Kyle Lloyd Supervisor: Prof Adrian Shrader
       
Jessica Quixley Keaton Rea Courtney Robertson James Short
Does dehorning in white rhinos affect their seasonal home ranges? To what extent did a population decline in African buffalo due to the rinderpest pandemic render some populations free of FMD. Faecal glucocorticoid metabolite quantification: a novel approach for monitoring physiological stress in urban owls (Tyto alba and Bubo africanus) Quantifying avian thermal physiology at high environmental temperatures: does measurement interval have an effect?
Supervisors: Prof Adrian Shrader Supervisor: Prof. Armanda Bastos Supervisor: Prof. Andre Ganswindt Supervisors: Prof. Andrew McKechnie
       
Luanco Stans Cuyler van Jaarsveld Vanessa van Meer Megan van Zyl
Potential for hybridisation between two different catfish types  Impact of climate change on the contemporary feeding grounds of southern right whales in the southern hemisphere Genetic characterisation of historical rodent-associated encepahlomyocarditis viruses from South Africa Assessing southern right whale male reproductive cycles from baleen plates
Supervisor: Dr Carel Oosthuizen, Prof. Catherine Sole Supervisor: Dr Els Vermeulen Supervisor: Prof. Armanda Bastos Supervisor: Dr Els VermeulenProf. Andre Ganswindt
       
Arlin Viljoen Joshua Webber Gerhard Wiese  
The effect of light at night on the locomotor activity of the pygmy mouse, Mus minutoides Paternity of ice rat (Otomys sloggetti) litters Establishing a non-invasive method, using snake shed as a hormone matrix, to evaluating glucocorticoid levels in Ball pythons (Python reguis) in relation to housing conditions xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx
Supervisor: Dr Marietjie Oosthuizen Supervisor: Dr Marietjie OosthuizenDr Carel Oosthuizen Supervisor: Prof. Andre Ganswindt  
       

 

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