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Another A-rated researcher at UCT's Astronomy Department
25 Apr 2017 - 10:15
The Astronomy Department is delighted that a second member of staff, Emeritus Prof Michael Feast, was awarded an A2 rating in the latest round of NRF ratings. This brings the number of A rated scientists in the Astronomy Department to two. Emeritus Prof. Brian Warner was awarded an A rating in the 2008 NRF call for rating applciations.
Emeritus Prof. Feast is an expert on studies of Cepheid variables, the distance scale of the Universe and studies resolved stellar populations in nearly galaxies in the Local Group.