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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
UCT’s academic reputation best on the continent

The University of Cape Town (UCT) remains the top university in Africa, according to the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings which saw UCT move up two places to 198th position, placing the institution among the top 20% of universities worldwide.

Publication Date:
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 - 12:00
Tackling non-communicable diseases in Africa

Non-communicable diseases are the current leading cause of death worldwide. And the burden is increasingly shifting from developed to developing countries

Publication Date:
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 - 12:15
SA ‘falling short’ on HIV prevention goals

South Africa’s struggle to meet its HIV treatment coverage goals, combined with strong evidence of reduced condom use, is key to the slow progress in achieving reduced HIV incidence, according to a new study released by the University of Cape Town (UCT) yesterday.

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 - 13:30
Tackling child safety on SA’s roads

Two University of Cape Town (UCT) researchers have joined forces, combining their diverse expertise in a bid to reduce child injuries and fatalities on South Africa’s roads.

Publication Date:
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 14:00