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“SKA SA bursar wins top UCT research award”

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SKA South Africa MSc bursary holder James Newling has been awarded a University of Cape Town (UCT) Research Associateship for 2011 for his thesis, entitled “Novel Methods of Supernova Classification and Type Probability Estimation”. His work builds on the previous research of his thesis supervisor and collaborators, towards a better understanding of dark energy through observing supernovae. There were only 5 such awards made in the whole Science Faculty, and James’ is one of only two at the MSc level.

Published in SKA South Africa Newsletter No. 15 – Sept/Oct 2011.