Eleven UCT scholars, young and older, featured among the winners of this year's South African Women in Science Awards, or WISA, presented by the national Department of Science & Technology.
|Winning work: Prof Alison Lewis and Prof Hanri Mostert were among the UCT winners of the 2012 Women in Science Awards.|
Leading the procession of UCT women were Prof Alison Lewis, who picked up the top award in the blue-ribbon category for Distinguished Women Scientists: Physical and Engineering Sciences; and Prof Hanri Mostert, runner-up in the category for Distinguished Young Women Scientists: Social Sciences and Humanities. Then, DST fellowships for doctoral students went to Joyce Mwangama, Gladwell Nganga and Toni-Lee Sterley, and fellowships for master's students were awarded to Matsopiane Maserumule, Lombe Mutale, siblings Narjis and Sumaiyya Thawer, and Akhona Vava.
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