The Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer research grant shortlist has been announced:
Dr Lova Marline (right) from Madagascar is shortlisted for the award for her proposal on Bioindicators of biodiversity, air quality and climate change: leveraging non-charismatic groups, bryophytes and lichens, in the tropical Afro-Malagasy Region.
Dr Matthew Burnett from Pietermaritzburg has been shortlisted for his research proposal on Fishers, fish, and fish-eating waterbirds – interactions that can meet the sustainability goals for floodplains.
Dr Mohamed Henriques from Portugal has been shortlisted for his research proposal on Migrant shorebirds as sentinels of local ecological changes in key African wetlands with global.
Dr Shannon Conradie from Cape Town (right) has been shortlisted for her research proposal on Linking physics and biology to inform wildlife conservation under global change: an interdisciplinary approach.
And last but not least, Dr Yolandi Schoeman from Pretoria, has been shortlisted for her research proposal on BioCredits: Regenerating Africa’s Landscape bio-intelligently.