Crick African Network to train top African scientists
The Francis Crick Institute and five partner institutes in Africa have today announced a fellowship programme to train African researchers to tackle infectious diseases in their home countries.
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...
New diploma in cosmetic formulation
Prof Nonhlanhla Khumalo will convene the new diploma that brings cosmetic formulation training under the Division of Dermatology to enhance safe product development for hair and skin.
Novel blindness gene identified
An international consortium that includes UCT geneticists has identified a novel gene, IDH3A, which is implicated in retinitis pigmentosa (RP), an inherited form of blindness.


Friday, 28 July 2017
UCT in M&G’s top 200

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

Publication Date:
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 13:00
UCT researchers honoured at ‘Oscars of science’

Four UCT researchers were honoured in the annual NSTF-South32 Awards which took place in Johannesburg in June. Among them the Faculty of Health Sciences’ Professor John Ele-Oo Ataguba from the Health Economics Unit of the School of Public Health and Family Medicine.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 09:45
Keynote address accolade for Prof Dheda

Professor Keertan Dheda, head of the Division of Pulmonology in UCT’s Department of Medicine, recently delivered a keynote address at the 2017 American Thoracic Society Conference in Washington DC. 

Publication Date:
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 09:30
Tolu Oni to lead Global Young Academy

Associate Professor Tolullah Oni, in UCT’s School of Public Health and Family Medicine, has been elected to jointly lead the Global Young Academy (GYA) as co-chair for 2017/18. She was elected alongside Dr Moritz Riede of Oxford University.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 09:30