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Women in academia: Thriving or Surviving?
Professor Linda Ronnie is in UCT’s Faculty of Commerce.
28 Sep 2022
The role of accountancy professionals in strengthening democracy
Auditor-General Tsakani Maluleke delivered the third Vice-Chancellor’s Open Lecture for 2021 on Thursday, 30 September 2021.
30 Sep 2021
Computer Science at times of crisis: reflecting on societal drivers for software and algorithm design
Professor Hussein Suleman is head of department and professor in Computer Science in the School of Information Technology at the University of Cape Town (UCT).
30 Sep 2020
UCT Vice-Chancellor’s Open Lecture by Prof Stephen J Toope
Professor Stephen Toope, vice-chancellor of the University of Cambridge, delivered the second virtual Vice-Chancellor’s Open Lecture for the year on Wednesday, 16 September 2020.
23 Sep 2020
Global partners, global leaders
Professor Stephen J Toope is the vice-chancellor of the University of Cambridge.
16 Sep 2020
Decoding genomes to improve Africa’s health
Professor Collet Dandara’s inaugural lecture provided a brief overview of how African genomes can be decoded to unlock a deeper understanding of patients’ responses to treatment.
30 Sep 2019
Reconfiguring the human through the child
Existing education models “colonise” children merely to prepare them for adulthood, ignoring what they naturally excel at, says education Professor Karin Murris.
07 Sep 2018
Vulnerability at the heart of explosions research
In the week of Genevieve Langdon’s inaugural lecture on explosions, a terrorist bomb was planted on the London Underground. It was a reminder of human vulnerability.
20 Sep 2017
Towards a philosophy of measurement in the science teaching laboratory
If the university is to do justice to its mission of producing science graduates of the highest quality, it needs to embed a philosophy of science that places the role of observation at the forefront of its curricula.
26 Sep 2014
Engineering responses to global challenges
If the disciplines of engineering strive to maximise benefit while minimising risk, what role should chemical engineers play in balancing human development with the creation of an environmentally sustainable society?
02 Sep 2014
'Our freedom is shrinking' - Max du Preez
Max du Preez delivered the 49th TB Davie Academic Memorial Lecture on 28 August.
01 Sep 2014
Sharing of tax information potentially perilous
Professor Jennifer Roeleveld does not believe this exchange of information is necessarily a bad thing, but is concerned that it could infringe on people's right to privacy.
01 Sep 2014
Why the Higgs Boson matters
Public interest in physics spiked after the European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN)'s announcement on July 4 that it had detected a particle that looked and behaved like the mythical Higgs Boson particle.
10 Sep 2012
Restore Africa's glory, Mbeki urges students
Former president Thabo Mbeki addressed the inaugural African Student Leaders' Summit.
13 Sep 2010