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Stellenbosch University well represented to secure win of best PhD presentation at IMSG 2019
Author: M Mayne
Published: 07/02/2019

From the 13th to 16th January 2019 the University of the Witwatersrand hosted the 11th Igneous & Metamorphic Studies Group Meeting at Kopjeskraal Guest Farm in Parys. (
Stellenbosch University was well represented with student talks by Nonkuselo Madlakana, Moritz Muhlberg, Tanisha Schultz and Matthew Mayne as well as talks by SU staff from Martin Klausen, Bjorn Von der Heyden and John Clemens.

Prizes went to Matthew Mayne of Stellenbosch University for best PhD presentation, Lizzie Tau of the University of Johannesburg for best MSc presentation, Kimberly Beaton of the University of Witwatersrand and Juliet Akoh of the University of Johannesburg for best poster presentations.

Pictures left to right: Prof John Clemens (president of the IMSG), Juliet Akoh (best poster), Lizzie Tau (best MSc presentation), Matthew Mayne (best PhD presentation) and Kimberly Beaton (best poster).

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Dr Bjorn Von der Heyden during the fieldtrip traverse through the Archaean Basement Complex and the Dominion and Lower West Rand Groups on the Kopjeskraal Farm.