New professors share journeys and reflections
How long does it take to become a professor? Following UCT’s recent ad hominem promotions and as the university works to transform its academic cohort, this question is a moot point. Ten candidates share their journeys, four from Health Sciences…
Dr Fleur Howells receives a Claude Leon Merit Award
Neuroscientist and senior lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry, Dr Fleur Howells recently received the 2016 Claude Leon Merit Award for early career researchers.
NVivo Training | 29 Sept 2016
In this short course, participants will be introduced to the NVivo11 software for managing qualitative data and carrying-out qualitative analysis. This is a hands-on course in which participants are expected to work on their own NVivo test projects...


Saturday, 30 July 2016

Access to more funding, advanced technologies and prestige are some of the reasons young scientists and academics leave their home countries. However, many are choosing to return from studies abroad, bringing with them a wealth of skills, ideas and energy to contribute to the generation of African solutions and capacity building within the continent.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 15:00

Head and Neck surgeons care for patients with benign and malignant diseases of the head and neck. Prior to the UCT Head and Neck Fellowship programme, there were no trained Head and Neck Surgeons in Africa other than in Egypt and South Africa. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 15:30

World Heart Federation - Cardiovascular experts from South Africa and Canada have announced plans to perform the largest ever global studies of patients with rheumatic heart disease (RHD), a disease which currently kills approximately 233,000 people per year, despite being almost entirely preventable.

Publication Date:
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 15:00

The World Heart Federation membership elected Professor Karen Sliwa, Director of the UCT Hatter Institute, as President-Elect, marking two firsts: their first female president and their first from the African continent.

Publication Date:
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 09:30