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UCT to honour pioneers in arts, economics, science, law and medicine
This year, the University of Cape Town will award honorary degrees to a selection of experts chosen not only for what each has contributed to his or her respective areas of expertise, but to society as a whole. This year's honorands are: Allan Gray; Marlene Dumas; Adrian Kohler and Basil Jones; Nicholas Haysom; David Sanders; and Jonathan Ellis.
29 Feb 2012
UCT helps rural people fight law that could promote abuse of power by tribal leaders
The Law, Race and Gender Unit (LRG) at the University of Cape Town is working with the Legal Resources Centre and local community-based organisations to ensure that people living in rural villages will have an opportunity to speak out against the proposed passage of the controversial Traditional Courts Bill, which is considered unconstitutional by legal experts. View video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPaHb_AxSg0&list=PLAF5F3C9233117EAB&index=1&feature=plpp_video
08 Feb 2012
New master's programme to build mental health care capacity in Africa
The Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health (CPMH), a joint initiative between the University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University (SU), has launched Africa's first postgraduate training programme in public mental health, to help build capacity in mental health care in Africa.
02 Feb 2012