Professor Bice Martincigh

Professor Bice Martincigh is a physical chemist in the School of Chemistry and Physics. Her research expertise lies in the areas of photochemistry, solution thermodynamics and environmental chemistry.

She is a well-versed academic and has held Visiting Professorships at West Virginia University, the University of Wales in Cardiff and Portland State University.

In 2011 she was awarded the University’s Distinguished Teacher Award. She is currently the Vice-President of the South African Chemical Institute.
Quote:   ‘Une lenghe no baste mai – dal mont al plan fevelait Furlan!"
  Associate Professor
BSc (Honours)
Discipline:   Chemistry
Campus:   Westville
  031 260 1394
Recent Publications:   L. Wong Sak Hoi and B.S. Martincigh, Sugar Cane Plant Fibres: Separation and characterisation, Industrial Crops and Products, 47, 2013, 1-12.

B.S. Martincigh, M. Mhike, K. Morakinyo, R. Ajibola and R.H. Simoyi, Oxyhalogen-Sulfur Chemistry: Oxidation of a Thiourea Dimer: Formamidine Disulfide by Chlorine Dioxide, Australian Journal of Chemistry, 66, 2013, 362-369.

N.C. Dlova, F.T. Nevondo, E.M. Mwangi, B. Summers, J. Tsoka-Gwegweni, B.S. Martincigh and D.A. Mulholland, Chemical analysis and in vitro UV-protection characteristics of clays traditionally used for sun protection in South Africa, Photodermatology, Photoimmunology and Photomedicine, 29, 2013, 164-169.

I.A.A. Hamza, B.S. Martincigh, C.J. Ngila and V.O. Nyamori, Adsorption studies of lead(II) in water onto a bagasse multi-walled carbon nanotube composite, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 66, 2013, 157-166.


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