Dr Itumeleng Monageng on receiving the UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award

17 November 2020 | Video edit Oatmeal Productions.

Dr Itumeleng Monageng holds a joint lectureship position between the Department of Astronomy at UCT and at the South African Astronomical Observatory.

Dr Itumeleng Monageng holds a joint lectureship position between the Department of Astronomy at UCT and at the South African Astronomical Observatory. An astrophysicist studying X-ray binary stars, using data from telescopes operating at different wavelengths to understand the physical processes taking place in these systems, he has co-authored 17 publications. Dr Monageng is one of the seven young researchers who have received the prestigious UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award for 2020.

 


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2020 Fellows of UCT


UCT’s Council established fellowships for members of permanent academic staff in recognition of original, distinguished academic work that merits special recognition.

This year, six new fellows have been recognised.



College of Fellows Young Researcher Award


The Young Researcher Award is offered annually in recognition of outstanding scholarly work by young academics who have made significant independent contributions to research in their field.

This year, seven young researchers have been recognised.


 
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