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Bridging the gap between academia and practical science - a unique workshop hosted by UCT
The University of Cape Town's Department of Statistical Sciences recently held the
10 Nov 2017
Tracking collars uncover the secrets of baboons' raiding tactics
Scientists from the University of Cape Town are part of an international team who have revealed how canny baboons in Cape Town, South Africa, use a sit-and-wait tactic before raiding people's homes in search of food.
08 Nov 2017
UCT student presents solution to food waste
A UCT masters student and her team have won an international innovation competition after creating a solution to minimise food waste through a mobile app. This app, known as Bagzielicous, allows consumers to track the expiry date of perishable items they have purchased to avoid waste.
06 Nov 2017
UCT executive to address media on developments on campus
The University of Cape Town executive will host a media conference on Thursday, 02 November 2017 to update the media about recent developments, including student protests at UCT and calls for free higher education.
02 Nov 2017
The University of Cape Town will stage a University Assembly to discuss, among others, free higher education and fee increments for 2018 on Wednesday, 1 November 2017 | 15:00 | Jammie Plaza, UCT Upper Campus.
01 Nov 2017