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Academic Staff
Dr Gideon Rossouw
Dr Gideon Rossouw
Position: HOD of Zoology, Senior Lecturer
Department: Zoology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2024
Fax: 27 41 504 2317
Email: gideon.rossouw@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Elasmobranch Biology, Palaeontology

Prof Graham Kerley
Professor Graham Kerley
Position: Professor, Zoology & Director: Centre for African Conservation Ecology
Department: Zoology
Room: 12-114c
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2308
Fax: +27(0)41 504 1908
Email: graham.kerley@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: B.Sc.(Hons.)(UPE), M.Sc.(Pret), Phd(UPE).
Expertise: Animal-plant and predator-prey interactions, and conservation biology.

Dr Ronel Nel
Dr Ronel Nel
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Zoology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2335
Fax: 27 41 5042317
Email: ronel.nel@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Coastal Ecology, Beaches & Turtles

Dr Nadine Strydom
Dr Nadine Strydom
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Zoology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2041
Fax: 27 41 504 2317
Email: nadine.strydom@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Fish & Fisheries Ecology; Estuarine & Marine Biology and Ecology; Plankton
Responsibilities: Lecturing, Post Graduate Supervision, Marine and Estuarine Research

Dr Pierre Pistorius
Dr Pierre Pistorius
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Zoology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2710
Fax: 27 41 504 2317
Email: pierre.pistorius@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Population Ecology, Resource Management, Climate Change, Marine Top Predators
Responsibilities: Lecturing, Research

John Measey
Dr John Measey
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Zoology
Room: 0152
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 041 504 4684
Fax:  041 504 2317
Email: john.measey@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Ecological investigations in conservation, populations & evolution using reptiles & amphibians
My site: http://john.measey.com/

Ben Smit
Dr Ben Smit
Position: Lecturer
Department: Zoology
Room: 01-57
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: +27 (0) 41 504 2421
Fax: +27 (0) 41 504 2317
Email: ben.smit@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Physiological Ecology: ecological and evolutionary determinants of physiological and behavioural responses in endotherms
My site: http://smitlab.blogspot.com/

Administration Staff
Ms Michelle Myles
Ms Michelle Myles
Position: Secretary
Department: Zoology
Room: 120156
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2690
Fax: 27 41 504 2317
Email: michelle.myles@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: BA (Unisa), M Phil (Stell)

Research
Dr André Boshoff
Dr André Boshoff
Position: Research Fellow
Department: Zoology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2844
Fax: 27 41 504 2317
Email: andre.boshoff@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Large herbivore ecology, Raptor ecology

Dr Sharon Wilson
Dr Sharon Wilson
Position: Research Fellow
Department: Zoology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 5042491
Fax: 27 41 5042317
Email: sharon.wilson@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Herbivore Foraging Ecology, Terrestrial Ecology

Research Associate
Prof Tris Wooldridge
Prof Tris Wooldridge
Position: Professor
Department: Zoology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2425
Fax: 27 41 504 2317
Email: tris.wooldridge@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Estuarine ecology, Estuarine invertebrates, Marine crustaceans
Responsibilities: Teaching, Research and Community Involvement

Dr Wayne Linklater
Dr Wayne Linklater
Position: Research Associate
Department: Zoology
Location: Off-campus
Phone: 64 4 463 5233
Fax: 64 4 463 5331
Email: wayne.linklater@vuw.ac.nz
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: large herbivore behavioural ecology, source-recipient population dynamics and management

Dr Isabelle Papadopoulos
Dr Isabelle Papadopoulos
Department: Zoology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 
Fax: 27 41 5042317
Email: isabelle.papadopoulos@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: Ph.D.

Dr Phil Whittington
Dr Phil Whittington
Position: Research Associate
Department: Zoology
Location: Off-campus
Phone: 27 41 504 4281
Fax: 27 41 504 2317
Email: philip.whittington@nmmu.ac.za
Expertise: ornithology, ecology of coastal birds

Prof Dan Baird
Prof Dan Baird
Position: Professor
Department: Zoology
Location: Off-campus
Phone: 27 41 504 2341
Fax: 27 41 504 2317
Email: dan.baird@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Ecosystems: theory and modelling, Population Ecology, Fisheries Science, Marine Ecology, Biogeochemistry

Dr Vic Cockcroft
Dr Vic Cockcroft
Position: Centre for Dolphin Studies, Plettenberg Bay
Department: Zoology
Location: Off-campus
Phone: 27 44 5336185
Fax: 27 44 5336185
Email: Cdwhale@global.co.za
Qualifications: PhD

Dr Matthew Hayward
Dr Matthew Hayward
Position: School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Department: Zoology
Location: Off-campus
Phone: 61 350 245859
Fax: 61 350 245859
Email: hayers111@aol.com
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: conservation ecology

Dr Stephen Holness
Dr Stephen Holness
Department: Zoology
Location: Off-campus
Phone: 041 508-5414
Fax: 041 508-5415
Email: sholness@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: systematic conservation planning; spatial biodiversity assessment and GIS; climate change, land degradation processes, fluvial geomorphology, integrated catchment management and rehabilitation of damaged ecosystems

Dr Michael Knight
Dr Michael Knight
Position: General Manager Planning & Development SANP
Department: Zoology
Room: 87-OG
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: +(0) 41-5085411
Fax: +(0)41-5085415
Email: m.knight@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Conservation planning, large mammal ecology, ecophysiology, black rhino ecology, aerial surveys,
Responsibilities: Park expansion & development, contractual parks, Chair: IUCN African Rhino Specialist Group, Chair: SADC Rhino Management Group, Member IUCN Antelope Specialist Group.

Dr Ane Oosthuizen
Dr Ane Oosthuizen
Position: Fisheries Science, SANP
Department: Zoology
Location: Off-campus
Email: Ane.Oosthuizen@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD

Dr AR Palmer
Dr AR Palmer
Department: Zoology
Location: Off-campus
Qualifications: PhD

Dr Shirley Parker-Nance
Dr Shirley Parker-Nance
Position: Researcher
Department: Zoology
Room: South Campus Building 12
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2316
Fax: 27 41 504 2946
Email: Shirley.Parker-Nance@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc(Pret)Hons(UPE)MSc(UPE)PhD(UPE)
Expertise: Marine benthic invertebrate ecologist and taxonomist
Responsibilities: Research
My site: http://connect.nmmu.ac.za/Members/sparkernance

Dr Dave Schoeman
Dr Dave Schoeman
Department: Zoology
Location: Off-campus
Phone: 
Email: 

Dr Malcolm Smale
Dr Malcolm Smale
Department: Zoology
Location: Off-campus

Dr T Tree
Dr T Tree
Department: Zoology
Location: Off-campus

Technical
Mr Pieter du Toit
Mr Pieter du Toit
Position: Senior Technician
Department: Zoology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 5042137
Fax: 27 41 5042317
Email: pieter.dutoit@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: B.Sc (Hons)

Ms Magda Hawkins
Ms Magda Hawkins
Position: Technician
Department: Zoology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2379
Fax: 27 41 504 2317
Email: magda.hawkins@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: B.Sc (Hons)

Support Staff
Mr Welcome Sakata
Mr Welcome Sakata
Position: Laboratory Assistant
Department: Zoology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 5042137
Fax: 27 41 5042317
Email: pieter.dutoit@nmmu.ac.za

 

 

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