Department of Zoology and Entomology, Rhodes University
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The Rhodes University department of Zoology and Entomology is housed in the Biological Sciences building on Rhodes University's Grahamstown campus. The Department has eight full-time academic staff who are active in various fields of research and collectively publish about 30 refereed articles in recognized journals and books each year. The Department offers undergraduate courses in Zoology and in Entomology, Honours courses in Zoology, African Vertebrate Biodiversity, Entomology and Marine Biology and post-graduate studies towards Masters and Doctoral degrees. Closely associated with the department are several research groups and Institutes, including the Southern Ocean Group and the Institute for Water Research, which participate in teaching and in pure and applied research and which broaden the scope for graduate studies. The Department also has a close working relationship with the scientific staff of the Albany Museum (an associated research institute of Rhodes University), the Department of Ichthyology and Fisheries Science, the J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology and the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology.