Avenant-Oldewage,Annemarie

This post was written by ali on February 26, 2009
Posted Under: World Parasitologists
Avenant-Oldewage,Annemarie
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Place of work: ,South Africa
Field of study: Fish Parasites(Copepods,Diplozoids)
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1.    Biographical  sketch. 3

1.1     Background. 3

1.2     NRF Evaluation. 3

1.3     Citations. 3

1.4     Special awards. 3

1.5     Names of journals where candidate has been invited to act as reviewer4

1.6     Research grants. 4

2.    RESEARCH OUTPUTS. 6

2.1     Publications in peer-reviewed journals. 6

2.2     Textbooks. 9

2.3     Papers In Reports. 9

2.4     Peer reviewed Published conference proceedings. 9

2.5     Conferences. 16

2.6     Technical reports. 18

2.7     Dictionaries. 20

2.8     Articles in popular journals. 20

2.9     Book reviews. 20

2.10      Post Graduate students. 21

2.11      Other scholastic, research based contributions. 23

2.11.1   Workshops. 23

2.11.2   Offices held in scientific bodies.23

2.11.3   Other activities in research management24

2.11.4   Lecturing experience. 25

2.11.5   Other duties in the department26

2.11.6   Duties in the Faculty. 26

2.11.7   Appointment as external examiner at other universities.26

2.11.8   Overseas visits. 27

2.11.9   Radio talks. 29

2.11.10    Television. 30

2.11.11    Other30

2.11.12    Community involvement30

 

 

1.     Biographical  sketch

1.1            Background

Birth:   Vanderbijl Park, 9 September 1958.  

Education: Oospark Primary and Driehoek Secondary Schools;   B.Sc. (Ed) 1980, a B.Sc. (Hons.) 1981, a M. Sc., 1983; Ph.D., 1988  Rand Afrikaans University   part-time (since 1983). Diploma in Education Training and Development, 2004

Marital status: Married 1986, to Dr. Willie Oldewage, a former copepod parasitologist, now Head of Analytical Laboratory for the Faculty of Science and we have a daughter (1994) and son (1996).

 

1.2            NRF Evaluation

 

Y – 1992 -1996

C3 – 1996 – 2002

C2 – June 2002 – 2006

C2 – June 2007 -2011

 

1.3Citations

·     Received reprint requests from scientist in Czechoslovakia, Germany, Denmark, Zimbabwe, Philippines, Uruguay, Chile, Brazil, Spain, Australia, Solomon Islands, Hungary, U.K., The Netherlands, France, Argentina, Pakistan, Portugal, Belgium, Taiwan, Poland, Japan, Canada and the USA.

·     Dr. Mark Grygier requested information   for   book on phylogenetic relationships between different maxillopodan crustaceans.

·     In the series on Invertebrate morphology* (believed by Scientists to replace the classical works of Hyman) work quoted extensively. *OVERSTREET, R.M., DYKOVA, I. & HAWKINS, E.  1992.  Branchuira. In:  Microscopical Anatomy of Invertebrates, (Eds.) Harrison, F.W. & A.G. Humes.  Vol. 9 Crustacea.  Wiley Liss Inc.  New York.  pp. 385 – 413.

·     PAPERNA, I. 1996. Parasites, infections and diseases of fishes in Africa – An update. CIFA Technical Paper No 31, Rome, FAO, 220p. Quoted and illustrations and  photographs provided

 

1.4Special awards

·     Dean’s research achievement prize for Senior Lecturers in January 1997 (R10 000-00).

·     Rated in the top 5% of lecturers in faculty in 1998, following evaluation by the Bureau for University Education in our institution.

·     Won Leica light microscope from Leica Company in contest on basic microscopy.

·     Femina and Old Mutual, The Woman’s Directory: A Listing of Leading Woman 1996-1997.

·     Femina and Old Mutual, The Woman’s Directory: A Listing of Leading Woman 1997-1998.

·     Foundation for Research Development Scientech ’97 published an article on research.

·     “The Incredible Brightness of being a fish parasitologist”. Fairlady, June 24, 1998 Article on research achievements appeared in a woman’s magazine

·     Article in South African Journal of Science, Vol. 94 February 1998, Scientific Marketplace. Parasite indicators for water pollution analysis. Article on research achievements by Mike Fairbrother.

 

Student’s prizes

·     Neitz Medal for the best M.Sc. in Parasitology awarded by the “Parasitological Society of southern Africa” in 1990 as well as 1991 by two post graduate students (Grundlingh, Baker).

·     Anaspec prize for the best presentation during a departmental colloquium 1995 Mr. W Kruger, (M. Sc student),   1997, Ms. R. Watson (M. Sc), 1999; Ms. L. Eddy (Hons.), 2000 Ms. R. Watson (Ph. D.) and 2004 to Mr Q Tam (M Sc).

·     Ms. Watson obtained one of two scholarship awarded to African students for attending the 17th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, 15 – 19 August 1999, Copenhagen.

·     Jnr. Neitz medal awarded in 2001 to Mr D. Crafford by the “Parasitological Society of southern Africa”    for the best Master study in Parasitology in southern Africa in the preceding 18 months.

·     Snr. Neitz medal awarded in 2001 to Dr R Watson by the “Parasitological Society of southern Africa” for the best Master study in Parasitology in southern Africa in the preceding 18 months.

·     Chairpersons prize for best honours presentation in 2003 in the department (18 participants) to Elaine van Eck working under my guidance.

·     Best “First time presenter” award in 2003 to Elaine van Eck an honours student presenting a research paper during annual conference of the  Parasitological Society of southern Africa.

·     Best “First time presenter” award in 2004 to Alex Bertasso a master’s student presenting a research paper at Parasitological Society of southern Africa.

·     Snr Neitz medal awarded in 2005 to Dr Ana Tsotetsi by the “Parasitological Society of southern Africa” for the best Doctoral study in Parasitology in southern Africa in the preceding 18 months.

·     Best “Senior presenter” award in 2005 to Quinton Tam a M. Sc student presenting a research paper during annual conference of the Parasitological Society of southern Africa.

·     Nnr Neitz medal awarded in 2006 to Mr Quinton Tam by the “Parasitological Society of southern Africa” for the best Master study in Parasitology in southern Africa in the preceding 18 months.

·     Best “Ph D presenter” award in 2007 to Louise le Roux a Ph D student presenting a research paper during the annual conference of “Die Suid- Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns- Biologie Afdeling”

·     Best “student presenter” award in 2008 to Louise le Roux a Ph D student presenting a research paper during the annual conference of the Parasitological Society of southern Africa.

·     Best “Ph D presenter” award in 2008 to Louise le Roux a Ph D student presenting a research paper during the annual conference of “Die Suid- Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns- Biologie Afdeling”

·     Best “Ph D presenter” award in November 2008 to Louise le Roux a Ph D student presenting a research paper during departmental postgraduate colloquim.

·     Schoonbee medal , a departmental awarded was given to awarded to Ms Kerry Hatfield for her masters dissertation

·         Louise le Roux Ph D student of Prof A Avenant-Oldewage won the prize for the best Ph D presentation during the conference of the Biology Division of the Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns on 2 October 2008 at University of Pretoria. The same student went ahead and won the prize as the best veteran presenter at the conference of Parasitological Society of southern Africa at Onderstepoort on 3 October 2008 and then also won the prize for the best Ph D presenter at the departmental Colloquium of the Zoology Department on 30 October at the Hotel School.

·         Kerry Hatfield (Supervisor Dr Nico Smit; co –Supervisor Prof A Avenant-Oldewage) received the Jnr. W. Neitz medal in 2008 awarded by the “Parasitological Society of southern Africa” for the best Master study in Parasitology in southern Africa in the preceding 18 months. She also won the Schoonbee medal in the department of Zoology which is annually awarded for the best postgraduate study in the preceding year.

 

 
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