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Upcoming UCT event on happiness and well-being
30 Sep 2014
UCT upholds commitment to support students in financial need
Potential students have less than a month to apply for the 2015 undergraduate intake at the University of Cape Town. Those interested in UCT's financial support system have until 31 October 2014 to submit this additional application.
22 Sep 2014
Right policies can halve global violence rates
Stopping child abuse is a major key, says UCT researcher
11 Sep 2014
Upcoming UCT events & interview opportunity
09 Sep 2014
Judge Navi Pillay to speak on advancing human rights in SA and the world
Annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture on 11 September 2014, 18:00, Jameson Hall, Upper Campus - to be streamed live on www.uct.ac.za.
08 Sep 2014
UCT professor elected as next President of International Council for Science
A world-renowned mathematician and current South African Research Chair in Computational Mechanics, Professor Daya Reddy from the University of Cape Town, has been named the next President of the International Council for Science (ICSU).
04 Sep 2014
Steroids raise cancer risk in TB-associated HIV
The addition of steroids to tuberculosis (TB) therapy for HIV-positive patients increases the risk of cancer and should be avoided, an African study lead by Professor Bongani Mayosi, Head of Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital and the University of Cape Town, has found.
03 Sep 2014
UCT interview opportunity: Regional Seminar on Preventing and Eradicating Torture in Africa
Experts will discuss the work of the Article 5 Initiative and the way forward in combating torture in Africa.
01 Sep 2014