Earth Sciences
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

PhD candidates



aerosol equipment_Jarred Voorneveld-small.jpgShip based scientists-small.jpgGOFLO-small.jpgbiology filter_Raissa Phillibert-small.jpgTrace clean lab-small-1.jpg

Name​Working title​SU SupervisorType/​Funding
​​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​PhD
CHISAMBI, JOSHUA​Gold mineralisation in the Kirk Range ​B von der Heyden​PhD
​CLOETE, RYAN​Controls on the uptake mechanisms of bio-active trace metals (Cu and Zn) in Southern Ocean phytoplankton assemblagesAN Roychoudhury​PhD
​COETZEE, ANDRéVariations in morphology and emplacement mechanisms of dolerite intrusives in the Karoo BasinA Kisters​PhD
​COUZINIE, SIMONMelting of late orogenic lithospheres, a petrological and experimental approachG Stevens​PhD
​GROBBELAAR, MARELIZE​Melt compositions that result from interaction between kimberlitic magma and eclogitic xenoliths in the upper mantleG Stevens​PhD
​KITT, SHAWN-LESLEY​Geology and mineralization of the Omitiomire copper deposits, Damara Belt, Namibia  ​A Kisters​PhD
​LOOCK, JEAN​The geochemistry and geomorphology of marine particles in the Southern OceanAN Roychoudhury​PhD
​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​PhD
​MAYNE, MATTHEW​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​PhD
​MORITZ, MUEHLBERGThe assembly, metamorphic and deformation history of the Stolzburg pluton and surrounding rocks​​​G Stevens​PhD
​NARDUZZI, FRANCESCO​Geochronology and isotopic characterisation of LCT pegmatites from the Orange River Pegmatite ProvinceG Stevens​PhD
​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​PhD
​VAN HORSTEN, NATASHA​Seasonal characterization of Fe-binding ligands and physical speciation of Fe in the Southern Ocean (Atlantic sector)​​AN Roychoudhury​PhD
​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​PhD