Fighting African fungal infections
The world's first international research centre for tackling fungal infections, which kill around 1.3 million people globally every year, has been set up in South Africa by the University of Aberdeen in conjunction with UCT.
The battle to recovery
Associate Professor Sinegugu Duma chronicles the difficult journey from sexual assault trauma to recovery in her new book, The Pain of Being a Woman.
Pioneering research on drivers with HIV and metabolic syndrome
UCT’s Dr Hetta Gouse will tackle much-needed research and neuropsychological testing for vocational drivers, thanks to a prestigious Emerging Global Leader Award from the Fogarty Institute for Innovation in the US.
New research brings hope of stemming the 'TB tsunami'
UCT Scientists are engaged in new research in the battle against tuberculosis (TB), which has overtaken HIV/AIDS as the leading cause of death from infectious disease.


Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Former Durban man Kiran Mani is making waves in Cape Town, snapping up, among other awards, first prize for the best final-year results in medicine at UCT.

Publication Date:
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 13:30

On Tuesday the 6th of December 2016 the Faculty bid ‘au revoir’ to a record 37 retirees who had over 700 combined years of service, one of whom had worked for UCT for 44 years. We thank them for their collective contributions to the work of the Faculty, and wish them all well in their new journey.

Publication Date:
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 08:30

An international campaign to prevent kidney-related deaths in Africa, Saving Young Lives, has been building capacity among African doctors and nurses in the management of Acute Kidney Injury(AKI), with a focus on practical skills in settings with limited resources.

Publication Date:
Friday, December 9, 2016 - 10:30

A prestigious Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Africa (CIDRI-Africa) to be established at the University of Cape Town.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 09:00