On the evening of 28 September
2016, at Morningside Sandton in
Johannesburg, Miss Usisipho Feleni received the ''L'Oreal-UNESCO Fellowships
for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa Doctoral Award for 2016'', for her
research work on "Smart Bio-electrochemical Sensing and Signalling of
Inter-individual Responses to Breast Cancer Treatment".
She follows a line of Sensor Lab
female researchers who won the award in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Miss Feleni also
won the 2016 South African Women in Science Award, WISA (TATA Doctoral
Scholarship) which she received in August, 2016. Miss Feleni obtained her
training in sensors and signals at the UWC Sensor Lab, the University of
Missouri Medical School in USA and the Centre for Biosensors and Bioelectronics
at Linköping University in Sweden.
As an institution we want to
congratulate Dr Feleni and wish her well on her journey ahead.