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UCT's annual Memorial Run aims to keep disadvantaged warm
The Shoe Drop, an initiative to help Cape Town's disadvantaged communities to keep warm this winter, will form part of a 10km annual memorial race, hosted jointly by the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) and the University of Cape Town on Sunday, 5 May, at 7am at UCT's middle campus.
26 Apr 2013
UCT events and interview opportunities for the week of 28 April 2013
25 Apr 2013
UCT students shine as health professionals of the future
A University of Cape Town medical student and a recent UCT graduate have together scooped the inaugural 2012 Emerging Public Health Practitioners award for innovative articles they have each written in the field of public health.
23 Apr 2013
UCT to host international squash tournament to raise cancer awareness
The University of Cape Town will host the Keith Grainger Memorial UCT Open Squash Championships from 28 April to 4 May 2013 at the Sports Centre on UCT's upper campus.
22 Apr 2013
UCT events and interview opportunities for week of 22 April 2013
18 Apr 2013
UCT records highest number of NRF-rated researchers in SA
The University of Cape Town has significantly boosted the number of National Research Foundation (NRF) ratings it has received over the past few years, passing the 400 mark for the first time.
18 Apr 2013
UCT academic wins international award for outstanding work on TB
Professor Valerie Mizrahi, the director of the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IIDMM) at the University of Cape Town, has been awarded the coveted Grand Prix Christophe Merieux Prize by the Institute de France in Paris.
16 Apr 2013
Over 7000 learners to converge on UCT for its popular annual mathematics competition
A record number of learners from 164 schools will gather at the University of Cape Town for UCT's annual Mathematics competition on the evening of 17 April 2013 at 17:00.
15 Apr 2013
UCT appoints leading academic to Van Zyl Slabbert Chair
The Open Society Foundation for South Africa has provided an initial 5-year grant to fund a series of Van Zyl Slabbert visiting professorships in the Political Studies and Sociology departments at the University of Cape Town between 2013 and 2018. The 2 departments fall within the Faculty of Humanities at UCT.
15 Apr 2013
UCT events and interview opportunities for week of 15 April 201
10 Apr 2013
UCT researchers contribute to key finding to help fight TB
A team at the University of Cape Town has led research to pinpoint the transporter of vitamin B12 in Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB).
08 Apr 2013
UCT statement on controversial Varsity article
The University of Cape Town respects the right of all to express themselves, and the right of a student newspaper like Varsity (which has editorial independence) to print what it wants.
05 Apr 2013
Vaccination systems are failing children in Africa, say UCT experts
African children are still dying in large numbers as a result of failing vaccination systems for preventable disease in many regions, University of Cape Town experts have said in the latest issue of PLOS Medicine.
03 Apr 2013