With SHAWCO every day is Mandela Day
For 72 years, every day has been Mandela Day for SHAWCO's community builders.
UCT hosts Cuban medical graduation
UCT recently hosted a graduation ceremony for doctors trained through a bilateral agreement between Cuba and South Africa, aimed at boosting rural health care.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2014/2015 NSTF Awards
UCT Health Sciences researchers & innovators were recognised for their great work and contribution to South African society at the 17th annual National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) Awards.
Master's student has her say in 'science pop idols'
It began with an email from UCT's Postgraduate Health Sciences Students' Council and ended with a trip to the United Kingdom to compete in the FameLab international competition at the Cheltenham Science Festival.
New UCT lab to safeguard SA public
A unique lab focused on hair and skin was launched at Groote Schuur Hospital recently – in what is considered a first for South Africa.
Transform HSF

Intersections for healing work Faculty staff and student leadership have kick-started conversations on transformation in the Faculty of Health Sciences through conversation, listening, reflecting and acting in ways that advance healing and sustained transformation. Read more


Friday, 31 July 2015

Honorary Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Professor Michael (Mike) Kew, was honoured at this year’s CANSA ‘Research in Action’ conference held in Stellenbosch University. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 09:45

The opportunity to engage with a captive and diverse audience interested in tackling issues of health inequity is what motivated Dr Tolullah Oni, a senior lecturer in the School of Public Health and Family Medicine, to apply for a Next Einstein Forum (NEF) fellowship.

Publication Date:
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 11:30

Vitamin D supplementation may reverse seasonal nutritional deficiency and slow down HIV progression in Cape Town, according to a UCT study that was recently published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

Publication Date:
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 09:45

UCT master's student Stevie Biffen represented South Africa in the FameLab international competition at the Cheltenham Science Festival in the UK.

Publication Date:
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 15:00