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Faculty of Health Sciences lunchtime webinar spotlights LGBTQIA+ inclusion at UCT
The inclusion of gender-diverse individuals in Women’s Month initiatives and at the university at large was under discussion during a lunchtime webinar hosted by UCT’s Faculty of Health Sciences.
28 Aug 2023
Esteemed Oppenheimer Memorial Trust grant for UCT Neuroscience Institute’s Mark Solms
An Oppenheimer Memorial Trust grant of R1.9 million will enable Professor Mark Solms and team to understand consciousness through its replication and simulation in an artificial agent.
25 Aug 2023
Women’s Month: Belhar child activist, academic at the helm of Children’s Institute
UCT News spoke to new Children’s Institute director, Associate Professor Wiedaad Slemming, about her role and the challenges facing the country’s children.
22 Aug 2023
Women’s Month: ‘I am a product of my village’
Assoc Prof Tracey Naledi speaks about her resilience through five years of study and how her work can be applied in practice.
21 Aug 2023
Women’s Month: Driven to make a difference
UCT alumna Dr Samkelisiwe Nyamathe knew that her life’s mission would be to help empower people.
16 Aug 2023
Study uncovers why detecting depression, anxiety and domestic violence in pregnant women is limited
A recent study revealed why detecting symptoms of depression, anxiety and experiences of domestic violence in Cape Town’s pregnant women is limited.
16 Aug 2023
Opera, forensics and black medical scientists: Masiphumelele learners' feast
UCT’s Saturday Summer School and IkamvaYouth’s presentation introduced Masiphumelele Grade 12s to the exciting world of forensic science, pioneering African medical scientists – and opera.
14 Aug 2023
Caring for carers
Led by Pat Ncamile, UCT medical students engaged with community caregivers in KwaLanga as part of their ongoing commitment to empowering the local health sector.
02 Aug 2023
UCT awarded two new SAMRC extramural units
Two of the four new South African Medical Research Council Extramural Research Units have been awarded to UCT to develop critical health research in the country.
30 Aug 2022
Trainees laud UCT’s African Paediatric Fellowship Programme
UCT’s African Paediatric Fellowship Programme received praise from trainees at a paediatric symposium held on 24 August 2022.
29 Aug 2022
Towards deep transformation
In a lecture focused on deep transformation, Prof Jonathan Jansen illuminated how the Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine can further UCT’s Vision 2030.
18 Aug 2022
‘We must take men along on that journey’
Men must be part of disrupting the intergenerational cycle of violence against women and children, Professor Shanaaz Mathews said in her inaugural lecture.
15 Aug 2022
Women’s Month: Celebrating Lynette Denny – fearless leader and champion for women’s health
On Wednesday, 10 August, UCT’s Faculty of Health Sciences hosted a thanksgiving event in honour of Professor Lynette Denny.
12 Aug 2022
Women’s Month: UCT-led clinic a ‘godsend’ in the fight against cervical cancer
On Monday, 8 August, the Khayelitsha Cervical Cancer Screening Project celebrated 27 years in service of the community.
11 Aug 2022
Four women at the IDM awarded grants geared for upskilling and capacity development
The institute’s Transformation Committee awarded four grants to PASS (two) and postdoctoral research fellows (two) to pursue developmental activities and opportunities through travel support.
04 Aug 2022
Two international awards for UCT’s Katherine Antel
UCT researcher Dr Katherine Antel has received two international awards for work in HIV-associated lymphoma
02 Aug 2022
‘Proud moment’ as UCT and Western Cape Government launch world-class vaccination centre
In partnership with the Western Cape Government, UCT has launched the Community of Hope Vaccination Centre on the Forest Hill Residence precinct in Mowbray.
31 Aug 2021
Neuroscience moves closer to understanding brain development
Wellcome Leap has awarded UCT’s Professor Kirsten Donald a multimillion dollar contract for neuroscience research.
31 Aug 2021