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

Congratulations to Warren Lucas, Vera-Genevey Hlayisi, Dr Itumuleng Ntatamala, and Diantha Pillay for being selected in the Mail & Guardian’s prestigious list of 200 young South Africans to look out for.

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



Friday, 19 July 2019
Prof Mizrahi awarded Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship

Africa’s premier research fellowship has been awarded to Professor Mizrahi, director of the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine at the University of Cape Town (UCT). The award recognises Mizrahi as a preeminent scholar who has made an internationally significant contribution to the field of microbiology and tuberculosis (TB) research.

Publication Date:
Fri, 07 Jun 2019 - 12:30
New ‘fully funded’ scholarship for top young researchers

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) new Vice-Chancellor Research Scholarship will fully support and develop the institution’s top young researchers to position them at the forefront of research into society’s most pressing challenges.

Publication Date:
Thu, 06 Jun 2019 - 14:45
Professor Sebastian van As awarded 2018 Alan Pifer Award

Professor Sebastian van As, head of the Red Cross Children’s Hospital Trauma Unit, has won the 2018 Alan Pifer Research Award. The award recognises the important research Professor van As has conducted over the past 20 years into child safety in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Tue, 04 Jun 2019 - 12:15
Africa Day: Collaboration key for research on the continent

Researchers on the continent are facing the kinds of struggles that become predictable in under-resourced institutions. This was one of the topics addressed at this month’s Africa Day Mini-Symposium held at the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM). The Institute is based within the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), at the University of Cape Town (UCT).

Publication Date:
Thu, 30 May 2019 - 14:45