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Project
Supervisor
Affiliation
Node
The Schwarzschild Solution and Black Hole
Bob
Osano
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
The application of the dynamical systems theory in the...
Bob
Osano
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
V445 Puppis: Optical and Infrared Observations of a Unique...
Patrick
Woudt
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
MeerLICHT and MeerKAT: A simultaneous optical/radio view...
Patrick
Woudt
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
ThunderKAT: A study of accretion and outflow in compact...
Patrick
Woudt
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Spectroscopy of Laduma galaxies
Rosalind
Skelton
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Probing the first stars in the Universe with the 21cm line
Mario
Santos
University of the Western Cape (UWC) (UCT)
Machine Learning for Astronomy
Michelle
Lochner
SKA SA (UCT)
HI Source-Finding with Data Science Techniques
Michelle
Lochner
SKA SA (UCT)
Probing the first starts in the Universe with the 21cm...
Mario
Santos
University of the Western Cape (UWC) (UCT)
Multi-Wavelength Studies of Strong Gravitational Lensing
Lucia
Marchetti
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Machine Learning in Multi-Wavelength Galaxy/AGN Evolution
Mattia
Vaccari
University of the Western Cape (UWC) (UCT)
Cross-correlation study of kinetic Sunyaev-Zeldovich...
Yin-Zhe
Ma
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Exploring galaxy interactions in the Hubble Frontier Field...
Rosalind
Skelton
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Artificial Intelligence in astronomy
Bruce
Bassett
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
A morphological and dynamical study of Whirlpool Galaxy
Ed
Elson
University of the Western Cape (UWC) (UCT)
SALT studies of binary central stars of planetary nebulae
Brent
Miszalski
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Structure Formation in the universe
Julien
Larena
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
3D models of stellar wind interactions
Shazrene
Mohamed
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
3D models of cosmic explosions
Shazrene
Mohamed
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
3D models of stellar wind interactions
Shazrene
Mohamed
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
3D models of cosmic explosions
Shazrene
Mohamed
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
HIRAX instrumentation and prototype characterisation
Hsin Cynthia
Chiang
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Needles in a haystack: Identifying unusual objects via...
Retha
Pretorius
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Gravitational waves at null infinity
Denis
Pollney
Rhodes University (RU) (UCT)
Gravitational waves from black hole binaries
Denis
Pollney
Rhodes University (RU) (UCT)
Parameter estimation in cosmology
Bishop
Mongwane
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Parametric models of dark energy
Bishop
Mongwane
University of Cape Town (UCT) (NWU)
Galaxy clusters with SUMSS
Kenda
Knowles
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
A radio survey of ACT galaxy clusters
Kenda
Knowles
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Mapping Dark Matter with CMB Lensing
Kavilan
Moodley
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UCT)

(UKZN)

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

(UKZN)

Brightest cluster galaxies in the Advanced Atacama...
Matt
Hilton
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Using Chandra to study a merging galaxy cluster
Matt
Hilton
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Using SALT spectroscopy to study a merging galaxy cluster
Matt
Hilton
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
The Ionized Gas View of Galaxy Interactions
Moses
Mogotsi
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Examining Star Formation and Molecular Gas in the Spiral...
Moses
Mogotsi
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
The Tsyganenko model for Earth’s magnetic field:...
Adri
Burger
North-West University (NWU) (NWU)
Red Giant Mass Loss in Kepler Open Cluster NGC 6791
Oyirwoth Patrick
Abedigamba
North-West University (NWU) (NWU)
Correlation between Emission Line Luminosities and Gamma-...
Markus
Boettche
North-West University (NWU) (NWU)
Taxonomy and Rotational Properties of Jupiter Trojans
Nicolas
Erasmus
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Statistical study of travelling ionospheric disturbances...
John Bosco
Habarulema
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

A climatological study of low latitude ionospheric...
John Bosco
Habarulema
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Structure formation in the Universe
Julien
Larena
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Astrophysical Formaldehyde Masers
Johan
van der Walt
North-West University (NWU) (NWU)
Inverse Compton spectra of short gamma-ray bursts...
Soebur
Razzaque
University of Johannesburg (UJ) (NWU)
Multi-wavelength Study of Faint Radio Sources using...
Khadija
El Bouchefry
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

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

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Mining Digital Sky Survey for Hot Subdwarfs using Virtual...
Khadija
El Bouchefry
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Two-point observations of solar wind parameters with ACE...
Stefan
Lotz
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (NWU)
Study of geomagnetic field secular variation in South...
Emmanuel
Nahayo
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UKZN)
Study relationship between substorm and geomagnetic storm...
Zolile
Mtumela
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
An investigation of the presence of Pc5 oscillations...
Zolile
Mtumela
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Numerical modelling of Astrospheres
Stefan
Ferreira
North-West University (NWU) (NWU)
An introduction to aviation dosimetry
Rendani
Nndanganeni
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (NWU)
Study of geomagnetic field secular variation in South...
Zolile
Mtumela
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
An investigation of the presence of Pc5 oscillations...
Zolile
Mtumela
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Study relationship between substorm and geomagnetic storm...
Zolile
Mtumela
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Project
Supervisor
Affiliation
Node
HI Source-Finding for MeerKAT with Data Science Techniques
Michelle
Lochner
SKA SA (UCT)
The X-ray source population of the Magellanic Bridge
Lee
Townsend
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Investigation into sources of Pc5 pulsations during quiet...
Zolile
Mtumela
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Paving the way for next-generation, wide-field VLBI...
Roger
Deane
University of Pretoria (UP) (UCT)

(NWU)

Observational and Theoretical Constraints of Modified...
Peter
Dunsby
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Preparing for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
Patrick
Woudt
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Characterizing the CV population of MASTER Optical...
Stephen
Potter
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
An Optical Study of a Transitional Millisecond Pulsar...
David
Buckley
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Machine Learning in Multi-Wavelength Galaxy/AGN Evolution
Mattia
Vaccari
University of the Western Cape (UWC) (UCT)
Exploring galaxy interactions in the Hubble Frontier Field...
Rosalind
Skelton
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Revealing Groups in the Zone of Avoidance with the 2MRS
Renee
Kraan-Korteweg
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
Constraining the primordial non-Gaussianity with future...
Yin-Zhe Ma
Ma
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Study of the Radio Pulsar Magnetosphere
Subharthi
Ray
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
SALT studies of binary central stars of planetary nebulae
Brent
Miszalski
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Morphologies, Masses and Evolution of Merging Galaxies
Khadija
El Bouchefry
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

3D models of cosmic explosions
Shazrene
Mohamed
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
3D models of stellar wind interactions
Shazrene
Mohamed
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) (UCT)
Exploring cosmic dawn from the sub-Antarctic with PRIZM
Hsin Cynthia
Chiang
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Gravitational waves from binary mergers in modified...
Denis
Pollney
Rhodes University (RU) (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)

A radio survey of ACT galaxy clusters
Kenda
Knowles
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Brightest cluster galaxies and the intracluster light in...
Matt
Hilton
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Using SALT spectroscopy and Chandra X-ray observations to...
Matt
Hilton
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Shaken, not stirred! - Radiation from test particles...
Markus
Boettcher
North-West University (NWU) (NWU)
Investigation of the Heppner-Maynard Boundary as a proxy...
Judy
Stephenson
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (UKZN)
Long term changes in TEC variability during quiet and...
John Bosco
Habarulema
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Statistical study of ionospheric disturbances during storm...
John Bosco
Habarulema
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Ionospheric vertical drift studies
John Bosco
Habarulema
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Dark matter with SKA
Alvaro
de la Cruz Dombriz
University of Cape Town (UCT) (UCT)
DAMEWARE: Automatic Classification of Quasars/AGN with...
Khadija
El Bouchefry
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) (UCT)

(UKZN)

(NWU)

Development of a GIC proxy
Stefan
Lotz
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) (UKZN)


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