CAPRISA trio participate in Nickelodeon Genius

11 May 2016

Three CAPRISA colleagues judged the Nickelodeon’s Genius Kwa-Zulu Natal’s regional competition on 13thOctober. Dr Sinaye Ngcapu, Mr Ross Cromarty and Ms Chéli Kambaran judged the three rounds of the competition aimed at young school learners passionate about maths and science. There were 15 teams of 3 students from a range of schools in KwaZulu-Natal.  The two winning teams progressed into the national Nickelodeon Genius competition and walked away with R50000 cash reward for the team and a selection of text books from Cambridge University donated to their respective schools.
“This competition provided a fantastic platform for young students to showcase their mathematic and scientific skills and enthusiasm for these fields. The teams that progressed to the later rounds showed strong team ethic and quick thinking, said Ross Cromarty. The competition will be screened on the Nickelodeon TV channel.