Professor Bongani Mayosi, the Head of the Department of Medicine, has been appointed the new Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town. He will take up his post on 1 September 2016, after completing a sabbatical at Harvard University.
UCT's Alan Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health in the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health has been designated as a World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre, the only one in South Africa and one of only two in Africa.
A paediatric neurosurgeon has developed a novel ultrasound-based technique that serves as a marker of pressure on the brain, by sending sound waves through the eye.
Exam time is always stressful; this year we have had the added stress of not knowing when exams would take place, uncertainties of whether there would be a calm environment and interruptions in access to libraries.