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Exciting post-graduate and postdoc positions with the Aquatic Ecosystem Research Programme !

Exciting post-graduate (MSc and PhD) and postdoctoral funded positions are available within the Aquatic Ecosystem Research Programme (AER). Our research group is based in South Africa in Nelspruit, University of Mpumalanga and Pietermaritzburg, University of KwaZulu-Natal.  The Aquatic Ecosystem Research Programme is an applied research programme of the University of Mpumalanga, University of KwaZulu-Natal and […]

New horizons for AER !

In July 2018, Dr. Gordon O’Brien took up the post of a the Senior Lecturer in Ecology within the School of Biology and Environmental Sciences (SBES) at the University of Mpumalanga (UMP). The UMP has only recently been established (2013) with the commitment to develop as an African university providing leadership in knowledge creation and […]

Sea to Source 2.0 : connecting fish, rivers and people !

The new Sea to Source 2.0 book is out and our team has been involved in it ! Matthew and Gordon talk about yellowfish and free flowing rivers in South Africa. The electronic version of the book can be downloaded for free as a low resolution PDF file.