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05 April 2004
Paying tribute: Vice-chancellor Prof Njabulo Ndebele (right) congratulates Prof George Ellis on winning the Templeton Prize, at a function attended by members of UCT's Senior Leadership Group. In his speech, Prof Daya Reddy, Dean of Science, expressed his gratitude to Ellis, one of the world's leading cosmologists, for remaining in South Africa and doing his best work at UCT. Reddy said Ellis was "a whole person in the fullest sense of the word". Ellis will collect his prize at Buckingham Palace in May.