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Carl Morrow

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Scientist and Thinker and Creator

  • Age : 51 Years Old
  • Gender : Male
  • Educational Attainment :- PhD
  • Availability :- 40 Hours/week
  • Experience :- 10+ Years

I am innovative and solutions driven and thoroughly enjoy learning.   I started with a PhD and completed a post-doctoral fellowship (in collaboration with the University of Minnesota) and then transitioned to an academic health research environment spending the last 13 years in transdisciplinary health-related research, analysis, continuous improvement and automation where possible.   I find the world a curious place and enjoy the creative challenge of linking complex observations together to generate unique answers to problems.

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  • Communication
  • Data Reporting
  • Dataset Management
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Reporting
  • Governance
  • HIV AIDS
  • HR
  • human resources
  • Interpersonal
  • Kanban
  • Laboratory Sciences
  • Liaison
  • Microsoft Products
  • Prepare Budgets
  • Presentation skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Procurement
  • Project management
  • Public Presentations
  • Recruiting
  • Relationships
  • Tuberculosisi
  • verbal
  • written
Education
June 2003
PhD at University of Cape Town

Title of Thesis: The effects of elevated atmospheric CO2 on below-ground processes in Fynbos and C4 ecosystems.
Covered the themes of Global Change, Microbial Ecology, Plant Ecophysiology, Plant Physiology.

December 1994
Bachelor of Sciences (Honours) at University of Cape Town

Botany (Systematics and Ecophysiology) with an overall mark of 70%.

December 1993
Bachelor of Sciences at University of Cape Town

Majors in Botany, Biochemistry and Microbiology

December 1989
Senior Certificate (Matric) at Rondebosch Boys' High School

B Aggregate
English First Language HG (B), Afrikaans Second Language HG (C),
Mathematics HG (B), Physical Science HG (B), Biology HG (B), Geography HG (B).

Experience
December 2020 to May 2023
Senior Research Officer at Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research (University of Cape Town)

To assist the Director by providing oversight for epidemiology and data management, processing and analysis of IeDEA and related HIV cohort studies, interfacing with funders and stakeholders, and participating in collaborative academic activities.

To provide oversight of Provincial Health Data Centre systems for delivering datasets for research purposes, ensuring governance of these processes and providing technical assistance as appropriate.

To support epidemiology teaching

January 2008 to November 2019
Principal Scientific Officer at Desmond Tutu HIV Centre (University of Cape Town)

To optimise research output of the unit under the guidance of the
director
Development and implementation of research projects
Grantsmanship
Project management
HR and Administration

April 2007 to December 2007
Natural Sciences Teacher (Grade 8 to Grade 10) at Groote Schuur High School

Daily teaching of Grade 8, 9 and 10 learners, with assignments- and
test- setting and marking, moderation and reporting to the provincial education department.

Naturally mentored, nurtured and inspired junior people which has
carried through to other work that I have done

January 2003 to December 2006
Post-doctoral Research Fellow at University of Cape Town and University of Minnesota

The Kruger National Park Belowground Processes Experiments funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

We investigated the interaction between rainfall and soil type on
ecosystem processes in the Kruger National Park.

April 2004 to December 2004
Freelance Author at Human & Rousseau Publishers

Wrote _Bonsai Success in South Africa_ with Keith Kirsten and published by Human & Rousseau.

The second edition was published in 2011 with three reprints (Penguin
Random House)
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.co.za/book/bonsai-success-southern-africa/9781770079601

August 2006 to March 2007
Conference Organiser at South African Association of Botanists and University of Cape Town

Organised the 33rd Annual South African Association of Botanists Congress at UCT

2006
Designer at Society of Protea Farmers

Created a public brochure on mineral nutrition of Proteaceae farmed for cut flowers.

2000 and 2005
Consultant at New Holland Publishers Ltd

South African consultant on _Successful Bonsai_ written by David Squire and published by New Holland Publishers Ltd in 2006.
South African consultant on _The Bonsai Handbook_ written by David Prescott and published by New Holland Publishers Ltd in 2001.
– Twenty of my photographs were also used in this publication.

As a consultant, I reviewed the text for correctness and accuracy, sourced photographs and demonstration material, supervised photo shoots and reviewed the proof copies before being sent to printing.

1997 and 1999
Subject Matter Expert at Professional Loss Adjusters

Wrote biological assessments of insurance claims for a loss adjusting firm

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