Gender-based violence: an issue of public health
In response to the rising threat of gender-based violence, and in acknowledgement of its 80-year anniversary, UCT's Division of Nursing and Midwifery hosted a symposium entitled Gender-Based Violence in Context.
Launch of medical mycology unit
The new £600 000 AFGrica Unit in Medical Mycology will be launched on 11 August at the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM), where it will be based.
Life-saving lessons on organ donation
Critical-care specialist and transplant surgeon Dr David Thomson has produced a massive open online course (MOOC) on organ donation. Thomson believes that public education of this sort is essential training for medical professionals.
Prolific Fagan wins gold
UCT’s Professor Johannes Fagan was one of six ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeons recently awarded a gold medal by the International Federation of Otolaryngology Societies (IFOS) at its four-yearly IFOS World Congress, which was held in Paris in...


Monday, 21 August 2017
Researchers presents at IAS 2017

The International AIDS Symposium (IAS) Conference 2017 was a wealth of cutting edge research and discussion on HIV and AIDS, and the representatives from the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DTHF) were no exception.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 11:30
Marakalala wins fellowship for TB work

Dr Mohlopheni Marakalala will use his huge research grant to explore aspects of the pandemic tuberculosis disease.

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Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 14:45
Mr South Africa scores a PhD

The current Mr South Africa, Habib Noorbhai, is among the PhD graduates at the mid-year graduation at UCT on 14 July. His research into the backlift technique in cricket – an essential component of a sound batting technique – has underpinned the design of a revolutionary training bat.

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Monday, July 24, 2017 - 08:30
UCT in M&G’s top 200

UCT students, alumni and staff have put in a strong showing on the 2017 Mail & Guardian 200. 

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 13:00