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By |2019-01-23T10:54:45+02:00January 22nd, 2019|

MeasureMatch is a data management, data analytics and data science company that connects clients with expert consultants.


By |2019-01-23T10:56:34+02:00April 22nd, 2018|

Utilising the power of MeerKAT, TRAPUM will discover numerous new pulsars and transient events in order to expand our knowledge of the populations of sources which emit at radio wavelengths on timescales ranging from microseconds to seconds.

Dr Tana Joseph awarded Fulbright and Newton Fellowships

By |2019-01-23T10:59:02+02:00November 21st, 2017|

Dr Tana Joseph, an outreach astronomer at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) has been awarded a Newton Fellowship. Named after Sir Isaac Newton, this international postdoctoral award is intended for outstanding early career researchers from across the globe. When we asked Dr Tana Joseph, an outreach astronomer at the South African Astronomical Observatory [...]

Bright stars feature at Summer School (UCT News)

By |2019-01-23T11:04:29+02:00January 20th, 2016|

For the first time, UCT's popular Summer School has a lecture series featuring some of the university's brightest young stars – scientists who are making a name for themselves in their field of study. In the line-up was Dr Tana Joseph, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Astronomy at UCT.

Interview with Science Stars Magazine

By |2019-01-23T11:05:10+02:00October 30th, 2014|

Science Stars aims to excite and to encourage previously disadvantaged South African youth to develop an interest in studying Mathematics and Science subjects in schools and tertiary institutions. The magazine provides a regular source of informative, educational and inspirational articles.  " I wish you'd taught me science when I was in high [...]

UCT Open Days (Dept. of Astronomy)

By |2019-01-23T10:59:39+02:00October 11th, 2014|

Dr Tana Joseph co-organised and co-hosted the Open Days which were held twice a year, within the Astronomy Department at UCT for Grade. 10-12 learners who are interested in astronomy as a career. The learners were taught and experienced: basic introduction to coding conducted citizen science by classifying galaxies online toured the department’s [...]

UCT Job Shadow Programme (Dept. of Astronomy)

By |2019-01-23T11:02:07+02:00July 10th, 2014|

Dr Tana Joseph headed, overhauled, implemented and ran the job shadow programme at the University of Cape Town's Astronomy Department for the period of 2014 - 2016. During this programme, high school learners got to experience a day in the life of an astronomer by “shadowing” a researcher and seeing what they [...]