Master thesis Researcher and Student in Meteorology reclassified in Doctorate


  • Dr Michael Barnes’ thesis was reviewed for his Masters in Meteorology where it was unexpectedly upgraded to a PhD
  • Barnes made his mark on the internationally recognized and highly regarded publication “Atmospheric Research” before submitting his thesis, which led to his doctorate.
  • Barnes’ ability to be an example to others does not stem from his successes, but rather from his recognition of the hardships that await those who desire to walk the path required to achieve their ambitions.

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Dr Michael Barnes, master’s student at the University of Pretoria (UP), shows that manual labor pays off in unexpected ways, as his thesis submitted for his master’s in meteorology review was converted into doctorate.

This shows that blessings can come in ways that cannot be expected, especially when discipline and persistence in manual labor is a determining factor in the pursuit of their goals and dreams.

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Barnes took the lead without wasting time in pursuit of his passion for weather as he left his mark on the widely recognized and highly respected journal “Atmospheric Research”.

Masters graduate, thesis, convert, doctorate has amazed looks
A master’s thesis has been converted to a doctorate. Image: @UPTuks
Source: Twitter

Climate Dynamics was the home of its second article, another highly respected journal. His work ethic has not gone unnoticed as he juggles a full-time research position in the South African Weather Service while finding time to focus on his studies and maintain a family life.

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Through all of the success and progress, Barnes’ ability to be an example to others does not come from his accomplishments but rather from his recognition of the difficult times that lie ahead for those who wish to walk the path necessary to achieve their goals.

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With his recognition of his time management and the difficulty that comes with balancing the different parts of his life, he proves that you can achieve whatever you want through perseverance and determination.

South African social media users congratulate the young scholar

@Ajimobi_Ede shared:

“Wow wow wow such grace. I am inspired.”

@SthembisoMkhize said:

“Congratulations Barnes.”

@sesenyana added:

“Brilliant mind. Congratulations Barnes.”

Gorgeous Woman Gets Doctor Title, Mzansi Shows Massive Love & Praise

In other graduate news, Brief News recently reported that the Facebook page, Varsity World, announced that there is a new doctor in town. Dr Mammoloro Molly Malefo now officially holds a PhD and Doctorate in Philosophy and Biotechnology. Molly graduated from the University of Pretoria.

In a Facebook post, Varsity World said:

“Official the Red Dress Gang!” – Dr. Mammoloro Molly Malefo, University of Pretoria, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Biotechnology

The congratulatory messages are going well for the accomplished woman and Mzansi is full of praise.



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