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Project
Supervisor
Affiliation
Node
Galaxy Spectral Analysis of Post Merger Events
Lerothodi
Leeuw
University of South Africa (Unisa) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

A suitable method to estimate thermospheric neutral winds...
Zama
Katamzi-Joseph
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Multi-object spectroscopy with SALT for the Laduma Survey
Rosalind
Skelton
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
SALT Observations of new Cataclysmic Variables from MASTER...
David
Buckley
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Analysing the large-scale structures uncovered by the 2MRS...
Renee C.
Kraan-Korteweg
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Interpolation of surface impedance for GIC calculation
Pierre
Cilliers
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UCT)
Real-time estimation of GICs using Impulse response method
Pierre
Cilliers
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UCT)
Development of a GIC proxy index
Stefan
Lotz
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UKZN)
How to build a time machine
Vishnu
Jejjala
University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) (UCT)
Helical radio jets as tracers of binary supermassive black...
Roger
Deane
Rhodes University (RU) (UCT)
Lensed HI simulation predictions toward the Hubble...
Roger
Deane
Rhodes University (RU) (UCT)
Investigating The Radio Source Population in SDSS Stripe82...
Matt
Prescott
University of the Western Cape (UWC) (UCT)
Exploring the on/off behaviour of GX 304-1
Vanessa
McBride
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Studying the Winds from the Milky Way
Steven
Crawford
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Asymmetries in Galaxy Merger Simulations
Nathan
Deg
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Particle Identification with Machine Learning Techniques
Thomas
Dietel
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
SALT HRS observations of binaries in planetary nebulae
Brent
Miszalski
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Gravitational waves from exotic matter sources
Denis
Pollney
Rhodes University (RU) (UCT)
Understanding Galaxy HI Asymmetries
Sarah
Blyth
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Interacting galaxies in the Hubble Frontier Fields
Rosalind
Skelton
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Variable Stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC)
Patricia
Whitelock
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
A transient X-ray source in the elliptical galaxy NCG 4472
Tana
Joseph
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Statistical study of ionospheric disturbances
John Bosco
Habarulema
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UCT)
DARK ENERGY AND BARYON ACOUSTIC OSCILLATIONS
Roy
Maartens
University of the Western Cape (UWC) (UCT)
Topics in Cosmology
Julien
Larena
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Source Finding and Characterisation of Radio Galaxies
Russ
Taylor
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Concurrency in Data Processing for Large Bandwidth/Field-...
Bradley
Frank
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Dark matter searches and extra-dimension theories using...
Álvaro
de la Cruz-Dombriz
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Cosmic ray ground level enhancement: Power of pulse shape
Olakunle
Ogunjobi
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Relationship between the Lightning Activity and South...
Olakunle
Ogunjobi
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Substorms resulting in energetic particle Dropouts
Olakunle
Ogunjobi
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
An investigation of Pc5 pulsation events using SuperDARN...
Zolile
Mtumela
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
An investigation of the presence of Pc5oscillations during...
Zolile
Mtumela
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Mapping Dark Matter with CMB Lensing
Kavilan
Moodley
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

HIRAX: Analysis, foregrounds and cosmological cross-...
Kavilan
Moodley
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Hunting for exoplanets with Kepler
Matt
Hilton
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Measuring galaxy photometric redshifts
Matt
Hilton
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
3D Models of Stellar Wind Interactions
Shazrene
Mohamed
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
3D Models of Cosmic Explosions
Shazrene
Mohamed
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
A radio survey of ACT galaxy clusters
Kenda
Knowles
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
The SALT Gravitational Lensing Project
Steve
Crawford
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Machine Learning in Multi-Wavelength Galaxy/AGN Evolution
Russ
Taylor
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Machine learning for photometric supernova cosmology
Michelle
Lochner
SKA SA (UCT)
Predicting geomagnetic storms from Cosmic ray data.
Rendani Rejoyce
Nndanganeni
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (NWU)
Astronomy and Data Science
Catherine
Cress
University of the Western Cape (UWC) (UCT)
Correlation between Emission Line Luminosities and Gamma-...
Markus
Boettcher
North-West University (NWU) (NWU)
Observational cosmology in the radio and/or microwave
Hsin Cynthia
Chiang
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Observational cosmology in the radio and/or microwave
Hsin Cynthia
Chiang
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
DAMEWARE: Automatic Classification of Quasars/AGN with...
Khadija
EL Bouchefry
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Investigating the Coma Cluster of Galaxies using Virtual...
Khadija
ELBouchefry
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Finding Mergers of Galaxies using Virtual Observatory...
Khadija
ELBouchefry
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) (UCT)

(UKZN)

Studying the shape of dark matter halo with kinetic...
Yin-Zhe
Ma
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Probing Structure formation through Baryon Acoustic...
Yin-Zhe
Ma
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Measuring the motion of our solar system with respect to...
Yin-Zhe
Ma
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Measuring the motion of our solar system with respect to...
Yin-Zhe
Ma
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Near Earth Asteroids
Nicolas
Erasmus
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Project
Supervisor
Affiliation
Node
Galaxy Spectral Analysis of Post Merger Events
Lerothodi
Leeuw
University of South Africa (Unisa) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Construction and Deployment of the WISE Extended Source...
Thomas
Jarrett
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Dispersion measure variations in pulsar observations with...
Maciej
Serylak
SKA SA (UCT)
Exploring galaxy interactions in the Hubble Frontier Field...
Rosalind
Skelton
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Streaming instabilities in magnetized dusty plasmas
Shimul
Maharaj
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Beam driven instabilities as a source of broadband...
Shimul
Maharaj
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Binary evolution of axion stars
Denis
Pollney
Rhodes University (RU) (UCT)
Studies of Low Mass X-ray Binary Transients
David
Buckley
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
New Supernova Remnants in the Magellanic Clouds
David
Buckley
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Statistical Analysis of the Orientation of Induced...
Stefan
Lotz
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UCT)
Simulations of galaxy cluster lenses to optimise MeerKAT...
Roger
Deane
Rhodes University (RU) (UCT)
Studying the Galaxy clusters with the Sunyaev-Zeldovich...
Yin-Zhe
Ma
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Radio Source Classification via Machine Learning...
Russ
Taylor
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Gravitationally lensed HI with the GMRT and MeerKAT
Roger
Deane
Rhodes University (RU) (UCT)
SALT observations of potential galaxy clusters in a...
Renee C.
Kraan-Korteweg
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Statistical study of ionospheric disturbances
John Bosco
Habarulema
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Long term changes in TEC variability during quiet and...
John Bosco
Habarulema
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

SALT HRS observations of binaries in planetary nebulae
Brent
Miszalski
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Kinematic modelling of HI in dwarf galaxies
Gyula I. G.
Józsa
SKA SA (UCT)
3-D stacking of neutral hydrogen in galaxies
Gyula I. G.
Józsa
SKA SA (UCT)
3-D stacking of neutral hydrogen in galaxies
Gyula I. G.
Józsa
SKA SA (UCT)
Multi-object spectroscopy with SALT for the Laduma Survey
Rosalind
Skelton
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Ultradiffuse galaxies in nearby clusters
Rosalind
Skelton
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Getting the Basics Right: Finding the Flux Density from...
Michael
Bietenholz
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

VLBI imaging of the extraordinary supernova remnant in NGC...
Michael
Bietenholz
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

X-ray source population of the Magellanic Bridge
Lee
Townsend
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Strong gravitational lensing with a weak lensing formalism
Julien
Larena
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Observational consequences of theories beyond Einstein...
Alvaro
de la Cruz-Dombriz
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Mass-losing stars in the Local Group galaxy Wolf-Lundmark-...
Patricia
Whitelock
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Mapping Dark Matter with CMB Lensing
Kavilan
Moodley
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

HIRAX: Analysis, foregrounds and cosmological cross-...
Kavilan
Moodley
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

3D Models of Stellar Wind Interactions
Shazrene
Mohamed
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
3D Models of Cosmic Explosions
Shazrene
Mohamed
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
A radio survey of ACT galaxy clusters
Kenda
Knowles
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
The SALT Gravitational Lensing Project
Steve
Crawford
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
The stellar content of massive galaxy clusters
Matt
Hilton
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
The stellar content of massive galaxy clusters
Matt
Hilton
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
The stellar mass growth of brightest cluster galaxies in...
Matt
Hilton
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Machine Learning in Multi-Wavelength Galaxy/AGN Evolution
Mattia
Vaccari
University of the Western Cape (UWC) (UCT)
The Evolution of the Radio Luminosity Function
Russ
Taylor
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Machine learning for detection and classification of...
Michelle
Lochner
SKA SA (UCT)
Cosmic synergy: Enabling multi-messenger science with LSST...
Michelle
Lochner
SKA SA (UCT)
Astronomy and Data Science
Catherine
Cress
University of the Western Cape (UWC) (UCT)
Novelty Detection from Large Radio Datasets
Arun
Aniyan
Rhodes University (RU) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Quantum Field Theory techniques for Astrophysics
Amanda
Weltman
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Compton X-ray and gamma-ray emission from anisotropic...
Markus
Boettcher
North-West University (NWU) (NWU)
Statistical estimator of primordial non-Gaussianity for 21...
Yin-Zhe
Ma
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Constraining the primordial non-Gaussianity with future...
Yin-Zhe
Ma
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Observational cosmology in the radio and/or microwave
Hsin Cynthia
Chiang
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
DAMEWARE: Automatic Classification of Quasars/AGN with...
Khadija
ELBouchefry
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Discerning Seyferts and Low-power AGN from Star Forming...
Thomas
Jarrett
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
The Physics and Chemistry of Galaxy Groups
Michelle
Cluver
University of the Western Cape (UWC) (UCT)
WINGS: Exploring the Properties of Galaxy Clusters Using...
Khadija
ELBouchefry
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Brightest Galaxy Clusters: Using the Virtual Observatory...
Khadija
ELBouchefry
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)



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