Giovanni wins the prize

27 January 2017

Giovanni wins the top prize for best student presentation at the 13th Herpetological Association of Africa conference

Yes, Gio has stolen the show again in amazing style for his presentation: 

"Never underestimate your opponent: Adaptive phenotypic response in a recent amphibian invader"

Gio wins the top prizeSeen here Gio accepting the cash prize from HAA chair, Graham Alexander.

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Corey wins the top prize

18 November 2016

Corey wins first prize

Well done, Corey! First prize in the Department of Botany & Zoology's Annual Research Meeting, for the best MSc talk. Corey outlined his experiment in conservation of Xenopus gilli   by determining the predation rate from sympatric X. laevis

...and he looks really happy. 

Bot Zoo people, 2016

In a sneaky moment, while everyone was waiting for the photographer, I popped this image of the deparment. 

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Corey gets runner-up

11 November 2016

Well done Corey!

Corey Thorp's presentation at the CIB-ARM wins him a prize for the best runner-up in the MSc presentation. 

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Marike wins top prize

11 November 2016

Chirping wins prizes for Marike

Marike Louw wins the prize for the best MSc presentation at the Centre for Invasion Biology Annual Research Meeting (CIB-ARM). Marike presented her preliminary results after a long season of walking the mountains of the Cape peninsula and recording the emdemic moss frog using aSCR. Her prize is to attend an international meeting in 2017.

Marike gets prize from DaveMarike & Dave

Well done Marike! With Gio getting the best PhD presentation in 2015, the lab is full of the best!

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Giovanni walks away with all the prizes

22 November 2015

Giovanni steals the show

Giovanni Vimercati gave a talk entitled "Game of Toads: is winter coming?" and was awarded the CIB travel prize for the best PhD student presentation at the CIB Annual Research Meeting. Part of his presentation involved making an infographic which is shown below:

Not content with this, the next week he gave a longer version of the same talk to the Botany & Zoology Department at Stellenbosch University and won the Best PhD Presentation 2015. 

Well done, Gio!

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