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Congratulations to Dan Stein who was recently awarded the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) lifetime achievement award.

Congratulations to Warren Lucas, Vera-Genevey Hlayisi, Dr Itumuleng Ntatamala, and Diantha Pillay for being selected in the Mail & Guardian’s prestigious list of 200 young South Africans to look out for.

Congratulations to Prof Val Mizrahi for being awarded the Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship.



Thursday, 18 July 2019
Running for Red Cross’s Weekend Waiting List Initiative

After summiting Mount Kilimanjaro in 2017 and raising more than half a million rand for Groote Schuur Hospital’s Renal Unit, students from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Surgical Society (SurgSoc) are at it again.

Publication Date:
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 14:30
Eduroam now available at libraries across the city

The Eduroam Wi-Fi service has been turned on in 57 of Cape Town’s public libraries, allowing University of Cape Town (UCT) staff and students to access free internet as if they were on campus.

Publication Date:
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 - 14:15
Serendipitous meeting leads PhD candidate back to UCT

It was a serendipitous meeting with a University of Cape Town (UCT) professor in a Mother City shopping mall that set the wheels in motion for Sue Dennis’s PhD research.

Publication Date:
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 - 10:15
Ground-breaking vaccine may be key to controlling and eliminating bilharzia

Worldwide, poverty and poor health are consistently linked. Diseases of poverty are not high on the global research agenda and tend to be neglected, but they are an enormous problem in the developing world.

Publication Date:
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 - 11:15