CPUT has six faculties and boasts more than 80 undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of fields. We also offer career-specific short courses. The event also saw the launch of the Ubuntu Postgraduate Forum, an umbrella body for postgraduate students. Its aims include uniting postgraduates and promoting intellectual and academic interactions among researchers at CPUT and fostering good relationships between postgraduate students and the CPGS. Students interested in joining the forum can send an email to ubuntupostgradforum cput. Email: Frederickskennediji cput. Email: boyceap cput. Copyright, Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
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The Forum was held from 14 th — 17 th August at Salt Rock Hotel and Beach Resort, KZN and aimed to promote and further enhance networks, collaboration and the development of information management practice by the biodiversity science community. The forum had a strong focus on Collections Data Management. Over delegates gathered for this annual event. Approximately participants from 35 different institutions attended the Forum which was held from May at Kirstenbosch in Cape Town. The key focus of the forum was to harmonise biodiversity information generation and sharing in support of science, policy and decision-making to bring about a holistic understanding of institutional needs, priorities and capacity relating to biodiversity data across the sector.
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Find out more about the venue, programme and cost here. Fill in this form to register for the workshop. The purpose of the winter school is to provide supervisors and aspiring supervisors with a structured introduction to supervision issues, processes and practices, and to offer exposure to research-informed best practice and emerging trends, in order to facilitate reflection on their own supervision practices and professional growth. Read more about this opportunity here. Members will receive an email shortly in this regard. The activities of the Forum have expanded significantly over the last two years. The current chairperson and one of the additional members will also step down at the end of March Therefore, we invite nominations from our member institutions for the following positions:.
The Postgrad Student Forum is directed at post-graduate students and post-doctoral fellows working on foundational biodiversity information-related projects including systematics, taxonomy and other disciplines that generate or that use foundational biodiversity information e. DNA barcodes or sequence data, specimen or observation data. The Forum was directed at postgraduate students and post-doctoral fellows working on foundational biodiversity information-related projects and was attended by over 82 delegates.