Research Team - Interns

 

Aneska Richter

   
  Ms Aneska Richter is a research intern in the Climate Research Group at the North West university, South Africa since the start of 2021. She holds a Honours degree in environmental science with geography and environmental management, with the intention of completing her masters degree in Air Quality. She volunteered in 2020 as a data sampler for ACAPS  which focuses on the humanitarian impacts of COVID - 19, specifically the West Africa region. With in field  and lab exposure for projects ( Worldbank,  Anglo SA and LCS-SA ) working with instruments and anaylsers from across the world. She is one of the main laboratory assistants performing duties for source apportionment research, gaining new experience and skills on a daily basis. She was also selected to represent the NWU and present her Honours research at the SSAG 2020 which focuses on waste characterisation and burning.
 

 

Thando Mosia

   
  Ms Thando Mosia is an intern in the Climatology Research Group (CRG) at North-West University. She completed her BSc in Environmental and Water Science at the University of the Western Cape and further went on to complete her honours degree in Geography at the North-West University. She has an interest in water resources, climate change, and their impacts, and thus her honours research focused on the long-term trends of rainfall and temperature and their impacts on water resources in the maize triangle of South Africa. As an intern she is working on air quality and climate-related projects and intends on furthering her MSc studies in this field.