Close the mental health treatment gap
South Africa needs sustainable solutions to deal with its mental health treatment gap, delegates heard at a roundtable discussion ahead of World Mental Health Day (WMHD).
Sudesh Sivarasu: the prolific inventor serving humanity through innovation
Dr Sudesh Sivarasu, senior lecturer in the Division of Biomedical Engineering has been awarded the 2017 Deputy Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Achievement in Innovation for his invention and innovation achievements.
Prof Sandie Thomson to receive highest honour from World Gastroenterology Organisation
The World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) will award its 2017 Masters of the WGO (MWGO) Award to Professor Sandie Thomson, head of the Division of Medical Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine.


Wednesday, 18 October 2017
UCT in M&G’s top 200

UCT students, alumni and staff have put in a strong showing on the 2017 Mail & Guardian 200. 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 13:00
UCT researchers honoured at ‘Oscars of science’

Four UCT researchers were honoured in the annual NSTF-South32 Awards which took place in Johannesburg in June. Among them the Faculty of Health Sciences’ Professor John Ele-Oo Ataguba from the Health Economics Unit of the School of Public Health and Family Medicine.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 09:45
Keynote address accolade for Prof Dheda

Professor Keertan Dheda, head of the Division of Pulmonology in UCT’s Department of Medicine, recently delivered a keynote address at the 2017 American Thoracic Society Conference in Washington DC. 

Publication Date:
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 09:30
Tolu Oni to lead Global Young Academy

Associate Professor Tolullah Oni, in UCT’s School of Public Health and Family Medicine, has been elected to jointly lead the Global Young Academy (GYA) as co-chair for 2017/18. She was elected alongside Dr Moritz Riede of Oxford University.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 09:30