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Roseanne Diab

Prof Roseanne Diab Roseanne Diab is the Executive Officer at the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and the Coordinator of TWAS-ROSSA.

Prof Roseanne Diab is Emeritus Professor in Environmental Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and has been Executive Officer at ASSAf since 2008. She is a Fellow of the university, the South African Geographical Society, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), a Member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and a Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS). Her research interests are in Atmospheric Science, with a focus on climate change and air quality. She has over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has supervised approximately 50 PhD and Masters students. Prof Diab has served on numerous international committees such as the International Ozone Commission (IOC) and the Commission on Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Pollution (CACGP). She is active in the Organisation for Women Scientists in the Developing World (OWSD) and serves on the Gender Advisory Board to TWAS.


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