Monday, 22 October 2018
Desmond Tutu Award for HIV Prevention Research and Human Rights

The co-chairs of HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P 2018), the world’s only scientific meeting dedicated exclusively to biomedical HIV prevention, have announced that the 2018 Desmond Tutu Award for HIV Prevention Research and Human Rights will be presented to HIV researcher, physician and community advocate Linda-Gail Bekker of Cape Town, South Africa. The presentation will take place at the Opening Plenary of this year’s HIVR4P conference, Monday 22 October in Madrid, Spain.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 10:30
Khoisan skeletons to be returned home

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is working with the community of Sutherland in the Northern Cape to return to their descendants the skeletal remains of nine people, believed to have been Khoisan people captured and forced to become farm labourers in the 1800s

Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 09:45
IDM Members shine at prestigious ASSAf Annual Awards

We are proud to announce that a number of researchers, all based in our  Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine(IDM), have achieved recognition at the annual  Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) Annual Awards Ceremony held in Pretoria on 10 October 2018.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 16:00
Paediatric cardiologist wins prestigious award.

Paediatric cardiologist Associate Professor Liesl Zühlke has recently won the prestigious SA Medical Research Council/ UK Department of International Development(MRC/DFID) African Research Leader Award.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 12:45