Our Students


These students are being supported in their further studies as indicated (M.Sc – 2 Years / Ph.D – 3 Years).

Our 2019 students and more details on what they are studying.

Ms. T. Stempa
(Black)
083 694 1815
201002109@ufh.ac.za
Fort Hare 3rd YearPh.D
Animal Science
3 Years
Effects of pre-slaugter stress and animal
class on sheep blood cortisol, urinary
catecholamines, heat shock proteins,
muscle glycolytic potential, mutton
quality and shelf-life.
Prof. V. Muchenje
084 422 1487
vmuchenje@ufh.ac.za
Mr. T.S. Yapi
(African)
071 889 6995
Tsyapi@gmail.com
Rhodes
2nd Year
Ph.D
Environmental
Science
3 Years
A Systems Approach to Understanding
Social-Ecological Dynamics of Wattles in
Rangeland Eco systems.
Prof. C.M. Shackleton
Tel: 046 603 7002
c.shackleton@ru.ac.za

Ms. S. Goolab
(Indian)
082 813 9396
shivanigoolab@gmail.com

Pretoria 2nd Year

Ph.D
Biochemistry
3 Years
Evaluating cell surface display as a
potential brucellosis (Brucella abortus)
antigen delivery system.

Dr. H. Van Heerden
012 529 8265
henriette.vanheerden@up.ac.za
Ms. S. Du Plessis
(White)
072 400 2871
stephani.duplessis@yahoo.com
Free State
2nd Year
M.Sc
Consumer Science
2 Years
South African Retail Lamb and Mutton
Quality Audit.
Prof. A. Hugo
083 388 0599
hugoa@ufs.ac.za
Mr. L.R. Victor
(White)
082 748 7090
liebenvictor@gmail.com
Stellenbosch
2nd Year
M.Sc
Animal Science
2 Years
The influence of flushing diet composition
on ovarian dynamics and weaning success
of Merino (Ovis aries) ewes.
Dr. H. Lambrechts
082 895 8389
helet@sun.ac.za
Mrs. N. Greyling
(White)
060 911 4806
nicolagreyling12@gmail.com
Pretoria
2nd Year
M.Sc
Livestock Production
2 Years
Livestock production: cattle tick –
Rhipicephalus microplus
Prof. C. Maritz-Olivier
084 440 5832
christine.maritz@up.ac.za
Ms. R. Myburgh
(White)
084 882 1605
rita.myurgh@yahoo.com
Free State
2nd Year
M.Sc
Food Science
2 Years
Revision of the South African
Classification System.
Prof. A. Hugo
083 388 0599
hugoa@ufs.ac.za
Ms. A. Rautenbach
(White)
082 404 8609
r.anmeri@yahoo.com
Free State
2nd Year
M.Sc
Food Science
2 Years
Salt reduction of traditional South
African sausages.
Prof. A. Hugo
083 388 0599
hugoa@ufs.ac.za
Mr. T.G Xulu
(Black)
083 986 6483
xmnqobi@yahoo.com
Zululand
3rd Year

Ph.D
Genomics and nutrition
3 Years
Fecal microflora prevalence, nutritionally-related
blood metabolites and pre-slaughter stress
response in Nguni, Merino and Dorper sheep
raised on pasture.
Prof. NW Kunene
082 569 3720
kunenen@unizulu.ac.za
Mrs. C. Van Loggerenberg
(White)
082 300 7406
cvdbprivate@fastmail.fm
Pretoria
3rd Year

Ph.D
Animal Science
3 Years
Epidemiological dynamics of RVFV in two areas
in South Africa. Species concerned will mainly
be cattle, but opportunistic blood collection
will be done from goats and culled wildlife from
the game reserves in the allocated regions.
Prof. E. Venter
083 633 7284
Estelle.venter@up.ac.za
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