NRF SAIAB Summer School 2022 Applications Now Open

As a National Facility of the National Research Foundation (NRF), the South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB) is an agency of government with a responsibility to ensure that emerging scientists are exposed to the best the nation has to offer – this includes experiential training and insight into scientific research as well as an appreciation of the important role effective communication of research plays in developing public awareness of science.

NRF SAIAB Summer School 2022 Applications Now Open

After 2 long years, SAIAB is proud to be running a Summer School again this year. Undergraduate (2nd and 3rd year students) and postgraduate (Honors) students, with a view of continuing to post-graduate levels in the field of Aquatic Biodiversity, are invited to attend the Summer School to be held from the 5th – 8th December 2022 in Port Alfred, Eastern Cape.

The course introduces participants to fieldwork in estuarine and marine environments, acoustic telemetry and baited remote underwater stereo-video systems, as well as data analysis associated with both methods.

Numbers are limited (maximum of 10 applicants). Course costs will be covered, including transport, accommodation, field trip and food costs.

For further information, contact:

Matt Parkinson

Ph: 046 603 5806

Email: mc.parkinson@saiab.nrf.ac.za


Applications close at 17:00 on 30 September 2022. No late applications will be considered.

NRF SAIAB Summer School 2022 Application Form

Fill in the form and submit your application no later than 17:00 on 30 September 2022 to Matt Parkinson at mc.parkinson@saiab.nrf.ac.za. Please remember to include a copy of your ID.

Download the form from this LINK