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Bronze medal for science thesis
09 April 2009
MSc graduate Dorit Hockman's thesis has been awarded the prestigious S2A3 Bronze Medal, the South African Association for the Advancement of Science's top honour for South African master's theses in all science fields. Hockman won the medal for her work on the evolution of bats' flying limbs, a study done with fellow MSc student Mandy Mason, and supervisors Professors David Jacobs and Nicola Illing in the Departments of Zoology and Molecular Biology. Hockman is now at Cambridge's Trinity College working on her PhD. See Monday Paper story on Hockman's work.