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ALSA contributes to ZSSA Annual Awards

The Zoological Society of Southern Africa (ZSSA) presents an annual award for the most outstanding third-year and Honours students in Zoology at each of the South African universities.

At Stellenbosch University, on 29 June 2022, the Department of Botany and Zoology had the opportunity to present the prizes to awardees of 2021, at the first in-person departmental tea in over two years.

ALSA contributed hard copies of the scientific book “The Prince Edward Islands: Land-sea interactions in a changing ecosystemto each awardee.

Congratulations to Isabella de Beer (Best Final Year Student in Zoology, 2021) and Caitlin Ching Sent (Best Honours Student in Zoology, 2021).

With book donations, ALSA creates awareness of South Africa’s scientific involvement in the Antarctic region, and also attempts to attract more graduates to the South African National Antarctic Programme (SANAP).


Featured Image: Prof. Theresa Wossler (Head of Department Botany & Zoology, Stellenbosch University) and Isabella de Beer.

Image credit: Department Botany & Zoology, Stellenbosch University.

Anche Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, 30 June 2021.

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