Tuesday, 25 February 2020
‘We can see change and be proud’

As Associate Professor Gonda Perez prepares to hang up her boots as deputy dean of undergraduate education at the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Faculty of Health Sciences at the end of February, she says retirement comes at the right time.

Publication Date:
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 - 14:00
5 questions with Tinashe Mutsvangwa, biomedical engineer

As group lead for Medical Image-based Inferencing and Distributed Diagnosis in the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Division of Biomedical Engineering, Dr Tinashe Mutsvangwa has established himself as an expert in the development of advanced medical imaging and analysis. He was recently elected to the highest professional membership grade of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Feb 2020 - 14:15
UCT growing African innovators, building sustainability

As the continent’s academic and research powerhouse, and with collaborations across the globe, the University of Cape Town (UCT) is uniquely positioned to contribute to world economic, environmental and social sustainability. So said Chancellor Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe during her keynote address at the annual Heads of Mission breakfast, hosted by Vice-Chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng.

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Feb 2020 - 13:45
Medical waste reveals our drug choices

Much of what we know about human history comes from studying things that have been discarded. The archaeology of dumpsites and middens has long informed us about societies and their pasts. This has included how people survived and sustained themselves, what they gathered, made, amassed and discarded.

Publication Date:
Thu, 13 Feb 2020 - 14:00