2001 – BSc. In Anatomical Sciences and Archaeology, University of Cape Town (UCT)
2002 – BSc. (Med) Honours. In Biological Anthropology, UCT
2006 – MSc. (Med). In Anatomy, UCT
An assessment of health status by non-specific health indicators in early farming populations from central and southern Africa.
2006 - Dlamini N. & Patrick M. Voices from the Grave: A Biohistory and Mortuary Practices of a 19th-20th Century Coloured Community from St. Stephens’ Former Cemetery, Paarl. Paper presented at the Department of Archaeology, University of Cape Town.
2005 - Dlamini, N. An assessment of the dental health of early farming populations
from central and southern Africa: a preliminary report. Paper presented at the Anatomical Society of Southern Africa.
2004 - Dlamini, N. Human Behaviour: an investigation of the frequency of squatting
facets in Later Stone Age foragers. Paper presented at the Southern African Association of Archaeologists.
2004 - Dlamini, N. An assessment of the health status by non-specific stress indicators in early farming populations from central and southern Africa: a preliminary report. Poster presented at the Genomics and Society Conference: The Future Health of Africa.
2006 - Site supervisor (Archaeologist/Biological Anthropologist) - during exhumation
of human remains at St Stephen’s Church Former Cemetery, Noorder Paarl.
2005, 2006 - Forensic anthropologist (part time) with the National Prosecuting
Authority (NPA) of South Africa, Missing Persons Task Team.
2005 - Archaeological Field Assistant – assisting with exhumation of 29 historic
graves in the Berg River Project.
Teaching and Research Experience
2005 - Involved (part time) in a project concerned with developing a learning
programme for Grade-7 learners.
2005 - Laboratory demonstrator (UCT) – Assisting second- and third-year medical
students with dissections.
2003 - Laboratory demonstrator (UCT) – Assisting second-year occupational-therapy
students with musculo-skeletal laboratory sessions.
2002 - Research assistant in Human Biology Department (UCT), writing academic
reports, entering bibliographies on a computer program and basic research.
2000, 2001 - Laboratory assistant in Archaeology Department (UCT), sorting
archaeological remains from excavations.
2000, 2001 - Laboratory demonstrator (UCT) – Assisting first-year students with biology
1998, 1999 - S.T.E.P. Tutor (volunteer work) – Tutoring matric biology to scholars from
disadvantaged backgrounds. Also teaching English and art to Grade 3 and 4 scholars.
2007–2010 – PALAEO Research Fellow, University of York
2006–2007 – Member of the Heritage Western Cape Archaeology, Palaeontology and
Meteorite Permit Committee.