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Parasitologist , researcher

Motseki Hlatshwayo, South African parasitologist, researcher. Certified professional natural scientist South African Council for Natural Science Professions. Named Novice Researcher of Year; fellow, National Research Foundation; scholar, Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit, Berlin.


Hlatshwayo, Motseki was born on October 10, 1974 in Senekal, Free State, South Africa. Son of Meshack and Liengoane Anna Hlatshwayo.


Bachelor of Science, University of the North, Phuthaditjhaba, South Africa, 1995. Bachelor of Science with honors, University of the North, 1997. Master of Science, University of the North, 2000.

Doctor of Philosophy, University of the North, 2003.


Teacher Tseki Senior High School, Witsieshoek, 1996—1996. Research assistant University of the North, 1995, senior laboratory assistant, 1997, junior lecturer, 1998—2000. Lecturer University Free State, since 2001.

Associate editor Bulletin of Parasitology, Parasitology Research Programme, Phuthaditjhaba, since 1999. Coordinator PARSA Conference, Golden Gate, Free State, South Africa, 2001—2002. Reviewer Thuthuka program National Research Foundation, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, 2002.

Deputy thrust leader parasitology research program University of the North, since 2000.


  • Certified professional natural scientist South African Council for Natural Science Professions.


Workshop coordinator South African Democratic Teachers Association, Phuthaditjhaba, 1999. Winter school tutor Zimele/Ikemele Winter School Project, Heilbron, 1993—1995. Saturday school tutor Bolata High School, Witsieshoek, 1994—1995.

Executive member Pan Africanist Student Organization, Phuthaditjhaba, 1992—1995, Pan Africanist Congress, Heilbron, 1996—1998. Member of International Society for the Preservation of Tick Species (associate), Zoological Society of Southern Africa (associate), Parasitological Society of Southern Africa (associate), International Consortium for Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases (associate).


  • Other Interests

    Travel, soccer, outdoor activities.


Meshack Hlatshwayo

Liengoane Anna Hlatshwayo