UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES (CONAS)
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Title: Prof
Name: Flora John Magige
College/School/Division: College Of Natural And Applied Sciences
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Role: Associate Professor and Head of the department
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Email: magige@udsm.ac.tz

Prof. Flora John Magige was born in Mwanza, Tanzania  in 1974. She received the BSc degree  with Education (Chemistry and Biology) from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in 2000, and later MSc. and Ph.D. degrees in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway in 2003 and 2008, respectively.

In 2006, she joined the Department of Zoology and Wildlife Conservation, University of Dar es Salaam, as an Assistant Lecturer, and she is now an Associate Professor since September 2020. Prof. Magige has been engaged in teaching Biostatistics, Biology of Mammals, Biology of Birds and Environmental Impact Assessment. Prof. Magige has supervised a number of students from undergraduate to PhD level on ecological studies.

Apart from teaching she has been engaged in conducting research, her current research interests include human wildlife interaction and wildlife ecology and has published a number of articles in peer reviewed journals. Prof. Magige is a member to two non-governmental organizations, Nature Tanzania and Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania. In addition, she is a member of the research advisory committees in Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) and Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA). 

Prof. Magige is currently the Head of Department of Zoology and Wildlife Conservation, University of Dar es Salaam. She is married and a mother of two children.

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