November 2014

PhD student Razan Hassan Ahmed gave birth to a baby girl (2nd child).  Mother and daugher both well.

Ten – pin bowling

The whole research group, along with H3-D staff went on an energetic group outing to Grand West Casino complex for ten-pin bowling (won by Dr Les Street’s team!) followed by a delicious 3-course dinner on Friday 28 November.


Pizzas by the UCT dam in March 2013


End of year Braai at Tennis Club, UCT in December 2012

Day trip to Silverstroomsand Resort, West Coast in November 2011

Loading up the bus

Matshawa, Andrew, Louen and Diego wondering how to fit it in all in

Picturesque setting at picnic site

After arrival with food unpacked

Kelly in relax mode – very unusual!

Yassir, Louen, Nchinda and Peggy tending the veggie fire

Dennis, Matshawe, Nina and Mathew cooking umpteen pieces of chicken

3 Gulls

Stefan spicing up the wors fire with Peter, Andrew, Peggy and Nicholas looking on

Picnic chats

Elaine’s sons fishing with visitor John Overington from Computational Chemical Biology lab at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) in UK

Diego, with guest Clare and Maia relaxing with Nyaradzo and children

Outing to SA Circus in April 2011

Group spent an exciting morning competing in events at the circus

The Group at the start. All competed apart from Elaine filming and Nyaradzo (mum to be) cheer leading.

The Victorius White Team – Back LtoR Diego, Claire, Razia, Mathew, Yassir, Sam and Nchinda. Front L-R Aman and Nina

The Red Team, L-R Nicola, Kelly, Nicholas, Gillian, Maia, Frederic, Matshawe, Shankari, Dennis and Peter

Obstacle race at the circus

The very grand finale on the foofi slide – great daring shown by all!

Outing to Scarborough in Nov 2010 with visiting scientist Alex Nzila, (L Back row)

Outing to Monkey Valley, Noordhoek in April 2009 with SAB member Tony Wood and his wife Sarah. (Middle row to right of Kelly)

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