The Department of Biological Sciences has more than 30 academic and 26 support staff, and trains more than 100 postgraduate, 30 Honours and 500 undergraduate students in fields of terrestrial and marine ecology, evolutionary biology and ecophysiology.



UCT joins forces with NASA for biodiversity survey

Regarded as one of the most biodiverse areas on the planet, South Africa’s Greater Cape Floristic Region is set to be the subject of a first-of-its-kind biodiversity survey conducted by NASA. The collaborative campaign, dubbed BioSCape, will see
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MSc opportunity

Stress-related responses of sociable weavers to the presence of pygmy falcons in weaver colonies - supervised by Dr Celiwe Ngcamphalala and A/Prof. Robert Thomson. Closing date for applications: 31/01/2023
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