Courses & Awards

Courses Completed

  • 2021 - ELSIVIER: Building trust and engagement in peer review
  • 2021 - Organization for Tropical Studies: Bioacoustic Analysis in R
  • 2020 - ESRI: Python for everyone
  • 2020 - ESRI:  Getting Started with Spatial Analysis 
  • 2020 - Udemy: Conflict Resolution and Peace Building
  • 2017 - 25 November - 17 December. AfricanBats Bat Fieldworker's Course
  • 2017 - 31 October - 01 November. AIA: Project Management
  • 2017 - 2 - 6 October 2017.  AfricanBats Introduction to bat biology, ecology, conservation and identification
  • 2017- 17 - 19 July. AIA: Excel Analytics Course - Beginner to Advanced
  • 2016 - 28 June - 15 July. uMkuze Nature Reserve: Distance Sampling 
  • 2015 -  ESRI: Learning ArcGIS for Desktop

Awards 

  • University of Pretoria Postgraduate Doctoral Bursary (2018 - 2020)
  • National Research Foundation Doctoral Innovation Scholarship (2018 - 2020)
  • Rufford Small Grant (2018) ( see https://www.rufford.org/projects/mariette-estelle-pretorius/land-use-change-effects-on-the-space-use-of-cave-dwelling-bat-assemblages/)
  • University of the Witwatersrand Postgraduate Merit Award (2015 - 2016)
  • Certificate of First Class for exceptional academic achievement (2015) 
  • University Entrance Scholarship (2012)