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Meet the team

Researchers

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Andrea Fuller (PhD)

Andrea heads the team. She is a Professor in the School of Physiology at the University of the Witwatersrand, and an Extraordinary Lecturer in the Department of Paraclinical Sciences at the University of Pretoria

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Shane Maloney (PhD)

Shane is a Professor of Physiology in the School of Human Sciences at the University of Western Australia, Australia, and an Honorary Professorial Research Fellow in the School of Physiology at the University of the Witwatersrand

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Anna Haw (BVSc, PhD)

Anna is a Programme Manager at Conservation International, and an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Physiology at the University of the Witwatersrand

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Vinicius Fonseca (PhD)

Vini is a Visiting Professor at Paraiba Universidade Federal, and an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the School of Physiology at the University of the Witwatersrand

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Leith Meyer (BVSc, PhD)

Leith is a Professor in the Department of Paraclinical Sciences at the University of Pretoria, and an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the School of Physiology at the University of the Witwatersrand

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Edward Snelling (PhD)

Edward (Ned) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Physiology in the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, and an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Physiology at the University of the Witwatersrand

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Duncan Mitchell (PhD, DSc)

Duncan is Emeritus Professor and Honorary Professorial Research Fellow in the School of Physiology at the University of the Witwatersrand, and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Human Sciences at the University of Western Australia

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Wendy Panaino (PhD)

Wendy is Assistant Ecologist at Tswalu, and Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Physiology at the University of the Witwatersrand

Technical Staff

Postgraduate Students

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Walter Jubber

MSc candidate: The dietary ecology of meerkats in different age classes

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Chanel Rampartab

PhD candidate: Impacts of climate change on small diurnal mammals in the Kalahari drylands

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Miles Muller

PhD candidate: Mechanisms underlying capture-induced morbidity in African buffalo

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Babolai Kago Gabriel Baruti

MSc candidate: Vulnerability of aardvark to climate change in the Makgadikgadi Pans, northern Botswana

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Patricia Raphesu

MSc candidate: Stress hyperthermia in buffalo

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Valery Phakoago

PhD candidate: Myrmecophagous mammals in a changing world: the ecology of aardvarks and Temminck’s pangolins in the Kalahari

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Daniel Rossouw

MSc candidate: Functional ecology of Temminck’s pangolins in the Kalahari

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Molatelo Kekana

PhD candidate: Heat stress in growing ostriches

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   Ben Melamdowitz

MSc candidate: Temminck’s pangolin distribution and habitat use in a dryland environment

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Precious Lukhele

MSc candidate: Underground biodiversity in the Kalahari

Alumni since 2010

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Keafon Jumbam

Postdoctoral fellow (2023)

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Grace Warner

MSc (2023)

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Tilly Molete

MSc (2021)

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Gareth Zeiler

PhD (2020)

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Carmen Roberts

MSc (2019)

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Nora Weyer

PhD (2018)

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Peter Buss

PhD (2017)

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Maartin Strauss

PhD (2017)

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Shaun D'Araujo

MSc (2016)

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Michael Mole

MSc (2016)

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Stephanie de Lange

MSc (2016)

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Ian Murray

Postdoctoral Fellow (2015)

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Hilary Lease

Postdoctoral Fellow (2014)

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Michael Kuwong

MSc (2014)

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Benjamin Rey

Postdoctoral fellow (2013)

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Alwyn Lubbe

MSc (2013)

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Anil Shrestha

PhD (2012)

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Marna Broekman

MSc (2012)

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Joanna Sawicka

MSc (2011)

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Trevor Nyakudya

MSc (2010)

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