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UCT/Novartis collaboration helps African-based scientists tackle African diseases, starting with tuberculosis and malaria
The University of Cape Town (UCT) and the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) are working together to bridge the gap between basic science and clinical research to advance innovative medicines that treat African patients.
28 Feb 2013
UCT professor to tackle labour legislation in SA
Professor Rochelle Le Roux to deliver inaugural lecture Employment: A dodo or simply living dangerously?
26 Feb 2013
UCT to host wide-ranging colloquium on disability and social justice
UN's Manjoo to address delegates at 25-27 March 2013 event
21 Feb 2013
Thousands of UCT staff and students march against crime
Several thousand students, academics, researchers and support staff joined forces during a march and rally at UCT on Wednesday to express their collective outrage at violent crime in South Africa.
20 Feb 2013
UCT plans protest march to tell government: We Say Enough to violent crime
Thousands of students, academics, researchers and support staff have been called to express their collective outrage at the crimes of violence perpetuated across the nation at a march and rally at the University of Cape Town on Wednesday, 20 February 2013, beginning from Middle Campus at 13:00. Participants are asked to wear white shirts or T-shirts. Academics will wear their gowns.
17 Feb 2013
UCT contacts for expert comment on the national budget
The following UCT academics and experts will be available for comment during the lead-up to the annual national Budget speech by Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, on Wednesday, 27 February, 2013, as well as afterwards.
14 Feb 2013
UCT to honour leading musicians, an engineering giant & cardiovascular scientist
The University of Cape Town will award honorary degrees in 2013 to a range of experts chosen for their rich contributions to their respective areas of expertise and society as a whole. This year's honorands are: Derek Yellon: leading cardiovascular scientist; Caiphus Semenya and Letta Mbulu: South Africans with international reputations as musicians; Klaus-Jurgen Bathe: giant in the field of computational engineering mechanics; and Daniel Kunene: renowned literary figure and scholar in the fields of translation and critical appraisal of African orature.
14 Feb 2013
UCT appoints new Dean of Health Sciences
The University of Cape Town has appointed Professor Willem (Wim) de Villiers as the new Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences.
12 Feb 2013
Three UCT students shine at Pernod Ricard International Business Game
Three University of Cape Town students have won the South African leg of the Pernod Ricard's International Business Game, a competition to create a digital marketing strategy.
07 Feb 2013
Zombies, survivors, Mayans and alien invaders to storm the city as UCT students hit the streets for charity
University of Cape Town (UCT) students will storm the streets of Cape Town on Thursday 7 February, for the sales of the 80th Edition of the university's student run publication SAX Appeal.
06 Feb 2013