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Hendrik Snyders | PhD

Hendrik Snyders is the head of department of history at the National Museum (Bloemfontein) and a research associate at the Department of History, Stellenbosch University… read more

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Dawid H. de Swardt | MSc

Dawie was appointed in 1988 as a Research Assistant in the Ornithology Department of the National Museum… read more

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Daryl Codron | PhD

Daryl was employed as a specialist scientist in the Florisbad Quaternary Research Department, a satellite of the National Museum… read more

Khotso Pudumo | BA Hons.

Khotso has been working as a Research Assistant in the History department of the National Museum since mid 2016. At that time he just completed a graduate internship at the office of the Free State Premier. … read more

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Elmar du Plessis | BA Hons.

Obtained a BA degree in Culture Studies and later an Honours degree in History at the University of the Free State. In 2007 she took up a post as Collections Manager in the National Museum’s … read more

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Toni Pretorius | B-Tech

Toni works as an artist in the Design Department of the National Museum since 2015. She holds a diploma in Fine Arts from the University of the Free State… read more

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Ashley H. Kirk-Spriggs | PhD

Ashley was head of the Entomology Department of the National Museum from 2008 to January 2019. He was awarded a PhD by Rhodes University, Grahamstown in April 2012… read more

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James S. Brink | PhD

James Brink, former Head of Florisbad Quaternary Research Department and Chief Specialist Scientist, was in charge of research activities at Florisbad since 1984 until 2018…. read more

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Derek du Bruyn | PhD

Derek was appointed as a historian at the National Museum in Bloemfontein in 2007, where he still works… read more

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Louise Coetzee | PhD

Louise Coetzee (retired) was employed at the National Museum in the Acarology department from 1981 to 2016. During her long career at the museum she obtained an M.Sc Zoology and Ph.D. Zoology from the University of the Free State, … read more

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Jan Andries Neethling | MSc

Appointed at the National Museum in 2015, Jan Andries Neethling is an Arachnologist in the Arachnida Department where he specializes in the taxonomy and… read more

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Lizel Hugo-Coetzee | PhD

Lizel Hugo-Coetzee obtained her BSc, BSc Hons and MSc at the University of the Free State, majoring in Entomology. She obtained her PhD in Conservation Ecology at Stellenbosch University… read more

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Jennifer Botha-Brink | PhD

Dr Jennifer Botha-Brink is a Senior Specialist Museum Scientist in Vertebrate Palaeontology at the National Museum. Her research interests are in palaeobiology and palaeoecology… read more

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Michael F. Bates | PhD

Dr Michael F. Bates is a Specialist Scientist and Head of the Herpetology Department at the National Museum, where he has worked since 1983. He achieved… read more

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Jens Kriek | BA Hons.

Jens Kriek is the Senior Research Assistant of the Rock Art Department at the National Museum. He completed his BA (Hons.) in Archaeology at the University of Pretoria… read more

Hannes Haasbroek | PhD

Dr Hannes Haasbroek was Head of the History Department at the National Museum in Bloemfontein… read more

Buyisile Makhubo | MSc

Buyi completed a B.Sc. Hons. (Zoology) degree at University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus) in 2009 where she worked on a project focusing … read more

Yolanda de Kock | Masters Degree in Fine Arts

Yolanda is currently working at Oliewenhuis Art Museum as an Education Officer since 2012.  She obtained a Masters Degree in Fine Arts in 2009 … read more

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Shiona Moodley | MA

Shiona Moodley is the Head of the Rock Art Department at the National Museum. She is a graduate of the Rock Art Research Institute at the University of Witwatersrand… read more

Marianna Botes | PhD

Marianna started her career at the Free State Museum Services in 1982 and since 1987, has been a Researcher and Cultural Historian…read more

Gosiame “Amy” Goitsemodimo | BA Hons.

Amy joined the National Museum in 2008 as a Research Assistant in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology…read more

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Nico L. Avenant | PhD

Nico has started in the Department of Mammalogy at the National Museum in 1995, where he is currently the HOD and Curator of mammals. He is an NRF rated scientist, with extensive… read more

Loudine Philip | MA

Loudine Philip left a successful career in Human Resource Management in 1996 to pursue a career in a lifelong interest, archaeology. After obtaining her BA degree (cum laude), majoring in Archaeology… read more

Jurie J. du Plessis | PhD

Jurie obtained a BSc (Entomology & Zoology) at the University of the Free State (UFS), Bloemfontein and obtained his BSc Hons (Zoology) at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU)…. read more

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Sudré Havenga | MA

Sudré completed her BA Honours degree in History at the University of the Free State and was appointed as Collections Manager of the History Department in November 1996… read more

Lloyd Rossouw | PhD

Lloyd Rossouw obtained his BA degree, majoring in Archaeology and Cultural Anthropology, and went on to receive training in southern African archaeology at Honours level at the University of Stellenbosch…read more

Gerda Coetzee | MA

Gerda joined the Archaeology and Anthropology department of the National Museum as a Conservator in September 2005…read more