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EGS students scooped best presentation awards at SASAS 2018 Conference

8 Oct 2018 - 14:15

EGS students scooped best presentation awards at SASAS 2018 Conference

The Environmental and Geographical Science Department post graduate students and staff recently attended the 34th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Science.  This year’s conference theme was titled “interactions between the atmosphere and ocean”. The conference lasted for two days, between 20 and 21 September 2018 in KZN, and had over 40 oral presentations and 20 poster presentations in which our students and staff members participated in.

The following students were awarded the best poster presentations:

Temitope S. Egbebiyi, a PhD student, won the overall best poster presentation (“Potential impact of climate departure on crop suitability over West Africa)

Luleka Dlamini, a masters student, won the best poster amongst student’s presentations for her honours project titled “The impact of drought on sugarcane yields in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa”.

 

 

Pictured below is Temitope Egbebiyi and Luleka Dlamini receiving their certificates and prizes from SASAS president Professor Sivakumar Venkataraman.