IDM researcher wins prestigious award - Women in Science Awards 2015
PhD student Khanyisile Kgoadi, of the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM) received the prestigious Tata Scholarship, at the Women in Science Awards 2015.
Cutting-edge MRI research facility launched
Africa’s first research-dedicated full-body 3T MRI scanner ushers in a new era of imaging research to advance healthcare management of relevant diseases.
Violence against women must emerge from the shadows
Dr Taryn Van Niekerk, a recent PhD graduate & researcher at UCT's Children's Institute, found that violence inflicted on a woman by her intimate partner cannot be separated from surrounding social & cultural norms.
Call for Abstracts: Undergraduate Research Day 2015
Undergraduate students! Join the Call for Abstracts for the 2015 Undergraduate Research Day. WIN cash prizes, PUBLISH a paper & PRESENT your work to your peers. Submit by 2 Sep 2015.
Discomfort needn't be a bad thing, says new transformation special advisor
Assoc Prof Elelwani Ramugondo is UCT's newly appointed special advisor on transformation, having stepped into the post on 18 June.
Transform HSF

Intersections for healing work Faculty staff and student leadership have kick-started conversations on transformation in the Faculty of Health Sciences through conversation, listening, reflecting and acting in ways that advance healing and sustained transformation. Read more


Thursday, 27 August 2015

Dr. Helen Cox, Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellow in the Division of Medical Microbiology, Department of Pathology, and Associate Member of the IDM, has been awarded the 2015 Union Scientific Prize from the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 14:15

A space to engage with both innovative practice and research being done in the Faculty, the Day tapped in to the on-going discussion spurred by the Rhodes Must Fall movement. 

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 13:15

A UCT team, led by academic and medical specialist, Dr Llewellyn Padayachy, has pioneered a new, less invasive technique to inspect brain and intracranial pressure in children.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 11:45

The pre-eminent funder for health-related research in South Africa, the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) is funding crucial work relevant to the local context in several clinical departments in the Faculty of Health Sciences at UCT.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 11:00