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PhD candidates

​PhD canditates & thesis titles 2018:

BAM, LUNGA​Use of X-ray computed tomography for the mineralogical and textural characterisation and analysis of high density iron ores with implications for mineral processingJ Miller​
​BURNESS, SARASulphur metasomatism of the mantle​G Stevens
CHISAMBI, JOSHUA​Gold mineralisation in the Kirk Range ​B von der Heyden
​CLOETE, RYAN​Controls on the uptake mechanisms of bio-active trace metals (Cu and Zn) in Southern Ocean phytoplankton assemblages​AN Roychoudhury
​COETZEE, ANDRéVariations in morphology and emplacement mechanisms of dolerite intrusives in the Karoo Basin​​A Kisters
​Melt compositions that result from interaction between kimberlitic magma and eclogitic xenoliths in the upper mandle
​​​G Stevens
KANGUEEHI, KAUKURAUEESouthern African aerosol trace metal concentration and dissolution kinetics characteristics  ​S Fietz​
​LOOCK, JEAN​The geochemistry and geomorphology of marine particles in the Southern Ocean​AN Roychoudhury
​MADLAKANA, NONKUSELO​An investigation of the details of the process of crustal anatexis via the compositions and textures of melt and mineral inclusions within peritectic garnet​​​G Stevens
​An investigation of partial melting and magma minglingin the Dalradian Series of Eastern Scotland. Including development of new software tools for phase equilibria modellingof open systems​​​G Stevens
​MORITZ, MUEHLBERGThe assembly, metamorphic and deformation history of the Stolzburg pluton and surrounding rocks​​​​G Stevens
​NARDUZZI, FRANCESCO​Genesis and Evolution of a Neoproterozoic Magmatic Arc: The Cordilleran-Type Granitoids of the Araçuaí Belt, Brazil​
​G Stevens
​Carbon Solubility pump: pCO2 variability and potential for oceanic acidification below southern Africa
​AN Roychoudhury
OTTO, TAHNEEAn experimental investigation of the petrogenesis of chromite within the Rustenberg Layered Suite of the Bushveld Complex  ​G Stevens
SINGH, ASMITAUnderstanding Southern Ocean-specific phytoplankton ecophysiological response to iron availability  ​S Fietz
​SMART, SANDI​Reconstructing glacial/interglacial changes in surface nutrient conditions in the Subantarctic Zone south of Africa based on the stable isotope ratios of foraminifera-bound nitrogen  ​AN Roychoudhury
​Isotopic and elemental ratios to assess the contribution of rock salt to saline groundwater
J Miller​​
​VAN HORSTEN, NATASHA​Seasonal characterization of Fe-binding ligands and physical speciation of Fe in the Southern Ocean (Atlantic sector)​​AN Roychoudhury
​WATSON, ANDREW​Geochemical and isotopic tracing of salinity to model the interaction between surface water and ground water in water stressed regions along the West Coast of southern Africa.​J Miller​


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