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Congratulations to Dan Stein who has recently awarded the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) lifetime achievement award

Congratulations to Graeme Meintjes for his renewal of the South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) Chair of Poverty-related Infections

Congratulations to Prof  Val Mizrahi for being awarded the Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship



Thursday, 27 June 2019
Laying foundations for precision cancer medicine

The recent acquisition of a portfolio of key life sciences patents, promises to push cancer biotechnology research at the University of Cape Town (UCT) to new heights under the leadership of Professor Stefan Barth.

Publication Date:
Wed, 22 May 2019 - 08:30
Reshaping healthcare communication

The formation of the Patient Partner Programme, an innovative, multidisciplinary approach to addressing several gaps in the health sciences communication curriculum, has made significant headway with its “dynamic” approach to teaching and learning.

Publication Date:
Tue, 21 May 2019 - 11:30
Breaking the exam stress cycle

This is a stressful time of year for many students, and finding a balance between studying and self-care will go some way towards easing your worries. However, if you need help to cope with the stress, it is available in the form of 24/7 phone counselling and at the various walk-in centres on campus.

Publication Date:
Thu, 16 May 2019 - 11:15
UCT Open Day 2019

On Saturday 4 May 2019, UCT hosted its annual Open Day. The event saw thousands of eager high school learners accompanied by teachers, guardians and parents, mill around UCT’s Upper campus to see what UCT had to offer. The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) was a popular choice.

Publication Date:
Tue, 14 May 2019 - 14:00