|Forenames||Nehemia Mashomanye Mahlo|
|Place Of Birth||Middleburg|
|Telephone||(015) 268 2140(B)|
|Fax||(015) 267 0142|
|Current Position||Vice-Chancellor and Principal of UL|
EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
B.Sc.Hons (Zoology); University of the North, 1978
B.Sc. (Zoology and Botany); University of the North, 1976
Matriculation : Hwiti High School, 1971
2006 :Present Vice-Chancellor & Principal, University of Limpopo
2005 : 2006 Interim Vice-Chancellor & Principal, University of Limpopo
2003 : 2004 Acting Vice-Chancellor & Principal, University of the North
2003 :Ppresent Acting Chancellor, University of the North/Limpopo
2001 : 2002 Executive Dean Faculty of Science, Health and Agriculture, University of the North
2001 :Dean Faculty of Mathematicss and Natural Sciences, University of the North
2000 : 2001 Acting Dean Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of the North
1997 : 2000 Deputy Dean Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of the North
1986 : 1997 Senior Lecturer Department of Zoology & Biology
University of the North
1983 : 1986 Lecturer Department of Zoology & Biology
University of the North
1977 :1983 Research Assistant Department of Zoology & Biology
University of the North
1975 : 1976 Part-time Laboratory Department of Zoology & Biology
Demonstrator University of the North
1981/82-Awarded the Abe Bailey Scholarship to tour selected academic/research institutions in the United Kingdom, Austria, France and Italy.
1985/86-Awarded the British Council Scholarship to do research at the International Institute of Parasitology of the Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau and the Parasitic Worms section of the British Museum of atural History, London - U.K
1997-Senior W.O. NEITZ Phalarae Parasitologiae awarded by the Parasitological Society of Southern Africa for the most outstanding thesis in Parasitology in Southern Africa
NETWORKING AND COLLABORATION
Drs D.G. Gibson and R. Bray -Parasitic Worms Section -British Museum, London, U.K.
Dr Hans-Peter Fagerholm -Institute of Parasitology, Porthansgatan, Abo Finland
Drs L.F. Khalil, L. Gibbons and A. Jones : International Institute of Parasitology - St Albans, England
Prof. F. Moravec -Institute of Parasitology of the Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Dr B.N. Dube -Department of Biological Sciences, University of Zimbabwe
Prof. Ollevier -KUL Belgium
Invited to Mauritius by the Camarons Hatchery Co. Ltd., Camarons Production Co. Ltd. and the Aquaculture Society of Mauritius
Invited to Beijing, China by the International Union of Biological Sciences
Invited to Singapore by the Department of Environmental Sciences, National University of Singapore
Member of a South African Research team invited to Thailand, Hong Kong, China and Taiwan (1996)
Invited by the Department Environmental Affairs and Tourism to be a member of the Ministerial Technical Team at the Cooperation for the Development and Protection of the Coastal and Marine Environment in sub-Saharan Africa (ACOPS) Convention, Cape Town 1998
Prof. Jussi Kauhanen, Head - Department of Public Health and General Practice. University of Kuopio. Finland
Prof. Joyce Moody-Edwards - Social Work & Criminal Justice, Virginia State University
Prof. Armindo Ngunga -Faculdade de Lefras, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane
Prof. S. Groenewegen -Vice President, Vrije University, Amsterdam
Prof. Stuart Rutherford -Institute of Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester, U.K.
Dr. Sandra L. Russo -Program Development Centre, University of Florida
Prof. Dato Mohd Shukri Ab Yahid -President, Koleji Universiti Teknologi, Pengurusan, Malaysia
Dr. Alan Nurick -Academic Director, Warwick Institute, Rivonia
University of Pittsburg -
Penstate University - Through Tertiary Education Linkages Programme
Michigan State University -
GRET -A French NGO for outreach programme
Invited by the Minister of Foreign Affairs in 2005 to form part of a South African delegation to Jamaica to discuss the link between the mother continent under the auspices of the African Union and the Diaspora in an effort to synergise the African Renaissance programmes
Trip to France in 2004 to strengthen relationships with French Government and non-governmental organisations and to renew contracts
Trip to Tanzania in 2004 to establish a relationship with Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro; signed a memorandum of agreement.
1981 Fishes of the Limpopo and Olifants River Tributaries (Limpopo Drainage Basin, South Africa). Part III. Annotated checklist of the fishes of the Nwanedi tributary of the Limpopo River. T. Hecht, N.M. Mokgalong and L. Polling. University of the North Ser. A. 27: 1 - 9.
The fishes of the Limpopo and Olifants River Tributaries (Limpopo Drainage System, South Africa. - Part III. Annotated checklist of the fishes of the Levuvhu subsystem, Limpopo River System. L. Polling, N.M. Mokgalong and J.E. Saayman. University of the North Ser.A.No30, pp 1 - 13.
The fishes of the Limpopo and Olifants River Tributaries (Limpopo Drainage System, South Africa) Part V. Annotated checklist of the fishes of the Mutale Sub-system of the Limpopo River. L. Polling, N.M. Mokgalong, and J.E. Saayman. University of the North Series. A. No. 32, pp 1 - 7.
1983 Contracaecum infections of Indegenous fresh-water fish and Piscivorous birds in the Northern Transvaal. Mokgalong, N.M., Mashego, S.N., Saayman, J.E., abstract in South African Journal of Science 82 (11); p 648.
Gestoda of cormorants and darters from the Northern Transvaal. Mokgalong N.M., and Saayman, J.E. abstract in South African Journal of Science 82(11), p 649.
Fish eating birds as carriers of some fresh-water fish helminth parasites. Mokgalong N.M. Bulletin of the Freshwater Fisheries Research Center of the Chinese Academy of Fisheries Sciences 3 pp 11-15.
Netatode parasites of genus Contracaecum from fish and piscivirous birds in the Northern Province of South Africa. Mokgalong N.M. abstract in Journal of the South African Veterinary Association 67(4):176.
Gastrointestinal trematodes of the Phalacrocoracidae and the Anhingidae from the Northern Province of the South Africa. Mokgalong N.M. abstract in Journal of the South African Vetirinary Association 67 (4):178.
Genetic Divergence between two clinostomatid fish endoparasites, inferred from allozyme and RAPD data. Grobler J.P. and Mokgalong N.M. South African Journal of Zoology 34(3):135 - 139.
Observations on a lesser known monogenean, Udonella myliobati, from a copepod parasite, Lepeophtheirus natalensis, parasitizing the spotted ragged-tooth shark, Carcharias tauras, from South African waters. Olivier P.A.S., Dippenaar S.M., Khalil L.F. and Mokgalong N.M. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 67: 135 - 140.
2002: Patterns of genetic heterogeneity in Neutraclinostomum intermedialis (Digenea: Clinostomatidae): geographical and temporal considerations. Grobler J.P. and Mokgalong N.M., African Zoology 37(1) : 55-60
2004 Helminth communities of freshwater fish from the Northern Province of South Africa. Mokgalong N.M. Submitted to Annals of the Transvaal Museum.
2005: Influence of Lippia javanica organic amendment on the root-knot nematode and tomato growth in microplots. Mashela P.W., Mokgalong N.M., De Waele D. and McDonald A. African Plant Production- manuscript accepted.
CONTRACT/UNPUBLISHED RESEARCH REPORTS
The cropping potential of Nzhelele Dam, Republic of Venda, pp 12. Research report at the request of the Venda Development Corporation. (Co-workers: Saayman, J.E., Jooste, A., Mashego S.N., Olivier, P.A.S., and Polling L.
Limnological, Fish Parasitological and Fish Population studies on Piet Gouws Dam, Lebowa, with a view towards extensive utilization of the fish population on a sustained yeld basis. Pp114. Final report on a research project undertaken on behalf of the Department Aid. (Co-workers: Saayman, J.E., Hecht, T. Schoonbee, H.J. Jooste, A., Mashego, S.N. and Polling L.
Die Limnologie van die Waterliggame van die Nasionale State van Noord-Oost Transvaal. Pp722. An indepth final research report sponsored by the Department of Development Aid. (as one of the researchers).
A post-impoundment Ecologist study of the Middle Letaba Dam, Gazankulu, Pp921 edited by J.E. Saayman and H.J. Schoonbee. Final report on Contract Research Project to the Department of Development Aid (as one of researchers).
Annual Conference of the British Society for Parasitology, Nottingham University, U.K.
Paper : Conclusions on experimental studies on the metacercariae of Clinostomum Complanatum
Joint annual congress of the Zoological and Parasitological Societies of Southern Africa, Johannesburg.
Paper : Contracaecum infections in piscivorous birds and indigenous fish species in the Northern Transvaal. (with J.E. Saayman and S.N. Mashego)
Paper : Helminth parasites of the Phalacrocoracidae and the Anhingidae
Paper : Cestodes of the Phalacrocoracidae and the Anhingidae from Middle Letaba Dam, Gazankulu, South Africa
International Union of Biological Sciences Symposium on Aquaculture Research and a Fish culture in rural areas of developing countries. Beijing, China, August 1990
Paper 1 : Research strategy of the University of the North with particular reference to the role of freshwater fisheries research in rural development programmes
Paper II: Cestodes of cormorants and dartes from the Northern Transvaal
Joint South African - Mauritius Symposium on Aquaculture development Mauritius, 1990
Paper : Aspects of the gastrointestinal helminths of The Phalacrocoracidae and the Anhingidae from the Northern Transvaal
Annual Congress of the Parasitological Society of Southern Africa, Fanies Island, Lake St. Lucia, Natal.
Paper : Cestodes and Nematodes of piscivorous birds from Middle Letaba Dam in the Northern Transvaal
Annual Congress of the Parasitological Society of Sourthern Africa, Cape Town
Paper I: Nematode parasites of the genus contracaecum from fish and piscivorous birds in the Northern Province of South Africa
Paper II: Gastrointestinal trematodes of the phacrocoracidae and the anhingidae from the Northern Province of South Africa
16th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Vetirinary Parasitology (WAAVP), Sun City - South Africa
Paper: Cestode Parasites of Fish and Piscivorous Birds from the Northern Province of South Africa
5th International Symposium on Fish Parasites. Institute of Parasitology. Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Paper :Helminth Parasites of Fish and Piscevorous Birds from the Northern Province of South Africa
28th Annual Conference of the Parasitological Society of Southern Africa, Augrabies Falls.
Paper :SEM observations and prevalence of Microcotyle van Beneden and Hesse, 1863 (Monegenea: Microcotylidae) infections in wild and cultured spotted grunter Pomodasys Commersonii (Lacepede, 1801) (with M.M. Matla)
2005: 17th Symposium of the Nematological Society of Southern Africa. Hans Merensky Estate, Limpopo
Paper : Host status of wild cucumber to root-knot nematode (with Mofokeng and Mashela)
2005: 17th Symposium of the Nematological Society of Southern Africa. Hans Merensky Estate, Limpopo
Paper : Responses of Rhizobium nodulation to the root-knot nematode, ground wild cucumber fruits, castor bean fruits and fever tea leaves (with Shokane and Mashela).
POST GRADUATE STUDENT SUPERVISION
(i) A number of students completed their B.Sc (Hons) in Zoology under my supervision or co-supervision.
(ii) O.M. Sanyane M.Sc (Parasitology) - University of North-West -Examiner
Dissertation : An Ecological Study of the Helminth infections in the Gastro-Intestinal tract of sheep in the two Districts of the North West Province (Molopo and Madikwe) of South Africa. Graduated 1999.
(iii) E.B.E. Moema, M.Sc (Parasitology) -University of Limpopo - Examiner
Dissertation : Snail transmitted Trematode parasites in the promixity of Pretoria, Gauteng Province. Graduated 2005.
(iv) M.A. Mofokeng M.Sc (Plant Production) - University of Limpopo (with Prof. P.W. Mashela)
Dissertation : Host-Status of Cucumis myriocarpus to Meloidogyne incognita.
(v) S.B. Radebe M.Sc (Plant Production) -University of Limpopo
(with Prof. P.W.Mashela)
Dissertation : Effective microbe farming on tomato productivity in nematode-infested fields under irrigation and organic matter
Submit for examination.
(vi) M.K. Shakwane, M.Sc (Plant Pathology) -University of Limpopo
(with Prof P W Mashela)
Dissertation : Evaluation of ground Cucumis myriocarpus fruits, Ricinus communis fruits and Lippia javanica leaves on Rhizobium species in cowpea production. Writing up.
(vii) M.M. Matla Ph.D (Parasitology)-University of Limpopo
Thesis : Helminth ichthyoparasitic fauna of a South African sub-tropical lake. Writing up
1. Nominated to review manuscripts for publication in the following journals:-
Annals of the Transvaal Museum
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research
South African Journal of Zoology
2. Nominated by the NRF to assess proposals for funding 1999/2000: Improved Quality of Life (IQL) theme, rural and urban development programme.
Thrust : Community Based Industrialisation
3. Attended a number of workshops arranged by USAID, UNCF, TELP and CHET on :
Higher Education Management and Admin. Development
Curriculum and Programme Development
Strategic Change in Tertiary Education
Higher Education Institutional Strategic Planning
4. SABC Africa : June/July 2005. Two programmes on Perspective :
The New University of Limpopo, a flagship institution formed through the merger of the Medical University of Southern Africa and the University of the North;
(a) Groundbreaking research and professional programmes at the University of Limpopo
5. SABC ,SAFM January 2005
Mergers and Incorporations : The University of Limpopo
SABC ,Thobela FM
A number of broadcasts about the merger of the University of the North and Medunsa.
SABC ,SAFM and Thobela FM February 2006
Problems of Institutions of Higher Education :Academic and Financial Exclusions
6. South African Women in Science Awards : 2006
Invited by the Department of Science and Technology to be an adjudicator for the Award
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Member of the Parasitological Society of southern Africa
Member of the South African Association of Science and Technology Centres
Member of the South African Council of Natural Scientific Professions
Member of the South African Universities Vice Chancellor's Association (SAUVCA)
Member of the Southern Africa Regional Universities Association (SARUA):founding member
Member of the Higher Education South Africa (HESA) :founding member and director
Member of the Association of Vice Chancellors of Historically Disadvantaged Tertiary Institutions in South Africa (ASAHDI)
Member of the Association for Black Empowerment in Higher Education (ABEHE)
Member of the Association of Black Accountants of South Africa (ABASA)
Member of the International Association of Universities (IAU)
Member of the African Association of Universities (AAU)
Member of the Association of Commonwealth University (ACU)
INVOLVEMENT IN COMMITTEE
South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions
EAC Executive Member : National Science and Technology Forum
National Ethics (S and T) Reference Group
NRF : IRDP Advisory Committee
Presidential Working Group
Advisory Committee : Da Vinci Institute for Technology Management
Senate and sub-committees of Senate :
Chairperson : Senate
Chairperson : Executive Committee of Senate
Chairperson : Academic Planning Committee
Chairperson : Senior Degrees Committee
Chairperson : Information and Communications Technology
Chairperson : Library Committee
Chairperson : Research and Publications Committee
Chairperson : Research and Ethics Committee
Chairperson : Standing Rules Committee
(vi) Council and sub_committees of Council :
Executive Committee of Council
Human Resources Committee
Tender and Procurement Committee
Physical Planning Committee
(vii) Chairperson : Board of Trustees, University ofLimpopo Old Mutual Group Life Assurance Scheme
(viii)Chairperson : UNIN Academic Staff Association
(ix) Director : Lepelle Investors Guild Ltd.
(x) Director : Goedverwacht Farmers Cooperation
(xi)Chairperson : UNIN Housing Committee
(xii) Strategic Planning Committee :Three Year Rolling Plan
(xiii)National Community Water and Sanitation Training Institute
(xiv) Student Committees :
Caretaker of the University of the North Soccer Team : 1974 to 1976
Deputy President of the Science Students Council : 1975
President of the Science Students' Council : 1976
(xv) University of Limpopo Trust:Board