Thursday, 19 April 2018
How the outside world affects unborn babies

Doctor Nadia Chanzu-Ikumi, a UCT researcher and AXA Research Fellow, recently participated in a video series created by the AXA Research Fund on the ways in which external factors can impact the health of unborn babies.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 10:45
New vaccine may prevent TB progression

Researchers at the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) at the University of Cape Town (UCT), the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) in the US, and Aeras (a global biotech organisation developing new TB vaccines) have released the first results from a clinical trial reporting safety and induced immune responses of a novel tuberculosis vaccine candidate developed by scientists at IDRI.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 09:30
20th anniversary of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science programme honours South African scientists

The L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO honor five exceptional female scientists and 15 young scientists with the 2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards.

Publication Date:
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 10:30
New NRF A rating for Keertan Dheda

In recognition of his excellent contributions to the field of pulmonology – with a specific focus on tuberculosis (TB) – Professor Keertan Dheda, head of the Division of Pulmonology at the University of Cape Town, has been awarded an A rating by the NRF.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 11:30