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Trust of minibus taxi operators is key to reforming public transport - UCT research
Research at the University of Cape Town has revealed encouraging signs of a positive and more productive relationship between local government and minibus taxi operators.
27 Jan 2016
UCT research examines relationship between Eskom and bird conservation
New research out of the University of Cape Town investigates the effects of an Eskom development in an area that is important for bird conservation. It also highlights the protection of grasslands areas which are increasingly threatened due to increasing demands for water and electricity.
20 Jan 2016
Omega-3 levels affect whether B vitamins can slow brain's decline
While research has already established that B vitamin supplements can help slow mental decline in older people with memory problems, an international team from the Universities of Cape Town (UCT), Oslo, Oxford and the UAE has now found that having higher levels of Omega-3 fatty acids in your body could boost the B vitamins' effect.
19 Jan 2016
UCT appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor in the Research Portfolio
The University of Cape Town (UCT) has appointed Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Internationalisation with effect from 1 July 2016.
15 Jan 2016
UCT's Rhodes scholars want to use opportunity to change South Africans' lives for the better
Four young bright minds from the University of Cape Town (UCT) have been granted the esteemed Rhodes Scholarship to pursue their careers at the renowned Oxford University in 2016.
12 Jan 2016
What the 2015 Matric results mean for Universities?
Professor Suellen Shay is the Dean: Centre for Higher Education Development at the University of Cape Town
06 Jan 2016
Indian Ocean heating affects micro plants and fish on the ocean surface
A discovery by a UCT researcher and international colleagues
06 Jan 2016