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Development in Africa is on a firm footing – here’s how to take it to the next level
The end of 2016 provides an opportunity to take stock of Africa’s recent economic performance and future prospects.
21 Dec 2016
The future of TV – where documentary meets fiction meets mocumentary
The National Geographic Channel is known for its nature documentaries, not for fictional television programming.
20 Dec 2016
Shining new light on ancient malaria drugs
John Woodland, a student from the Department of Chemistry at UCT, recently graduated with a PhD.
19 Dec 2016
New fellows honoured for distinguished work
2016 UCT fellows – Professor Nicola Mulder, head of the Computational Biology Division in the Department of Integrative Biomedical Sciences, and Alphose Zingoni, professor of structural engineering and mechanics in the Department of Civil Engineering – were formally inducted at a dinner on 7 December.
09 Dec 2016
Up-and-coming researchers recognised by College of Fellows
UCT’s College of Fellows has awarded the Young Researcher Award to three young academics to honour the significant contributions each have made to research in their particular fields.
08 Dec 2016
Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research at UCT: a first in Africa
A Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Africa (CIDRI-Africa) will be established at the University of Cape Town...
07 Dec 2016
Rheumatic heart disease: the unknown plague of the poor
It starts with a sore throat, commonly known as ‘strep throat’.
06 Dec 2016
Iconic conifers under threat
A team of UCT ecologists has used repeat photography to study the decline of the critically endangered Clanwilliam cedar.
05 Dec 2016