Meet Dr. Tanja Reinhardt

Dr. Tanja Reinhardt

Tanja Reinhardt is the Science Centre Coordinator at the Science and Technology Education Centre at the University of KwaZulu Natal (STEC@UKZN). She was instrumental in establishing STEC in 2008 and has grown it from a science museum to a vibrant educational centre for various levels. Apart from managing projects and the day to day operation of STEC@UKZN she also is responsible for the development and delivery of workshops and science shows.

Tanja’s love for rocks, gadgets and experiments makes her a frequent guest at events such as the Royal Show, ZulFest and SciFest Africa. Her Germanic sense of humor and her passion for geology won her several awards as “best workshop presenter” at SciFest Africa. Tanja holds a Diploma and a PhD in mineralogy from the Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany.