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Carbon limit of below 2 degrees might be reached by 2030
UCT academic, Harald Winkler, a researcher at the Energy Research Centre at UCT, was part of the multi-author international team that conducted a meta-analysis of 10 independent studies.
30 Jun 2016
UCT events and interview opportunities
29 Jun 2016
UCT Council agrees to change name of Jameson Hall
The University of Cape Town (UCT) Council has resolved that the name of Jameson Hall should be changed. This decision was taken during a Council meeting that took place on 18 June 2016.
23 Jun 2016
UCT's Poverty and Inequality Initiative (PII)
The most recent Poverty and Inequality Initiative (PII) newsletter - which focuses heavily on youth matters - provides an update of the work done by the PII, which is 1 of the University of Cape Town (UCT)'s 4 strategic initiatives.
23 Jun 2016
UCT graduation commemorates 40th anniversary of June 16
A total of 1 949 students - including 99 doctoral gradates - were among those who were capped at 13 ceremonies held at the University of Cape Town.
17 Jun 2016
Address by UCT Vice-Chancellor, Dr Max Price, at the Science Faculty graduation
15 Jun 2016
UCT grads who made it against the odds
Profiles of some of the remarkable students who will be capped during the June graduation season.
09 Jun 2016
Sex life of earth's biggest bird
UCT palaeobiologist involved in international study to unravel the biology of giant 8 million-year-old extinct birds more akin to a goose than an ostrich.
08 Jun 2016
What matters to youth on the 40th anniversary of Soweto uprisings?
Bulletin identifies challenges facing youth 21 years into new democracy
07 Jun 2016
UCT acknowledges student protest today
A group of about 30 people protested outside the Bremner building at the University of Cape Town today, demanding the withdrawal of the court interdict against 5 people (3 of whom are students).
01 Jun 2016
1 in 3 young South Africans sexually abused - new study
1 in 3 young people in South Africa have experienced some form of sexual abuse during their lives, according to a new Optimus Study, the first-ever nationally representative study of child maltreatment in South Africa.
01 Jun 2016