Addressing food insecurity can improve health, develop a more inclusive economy and increase environmental sustainability, says Premio Daniel Carasso prize winner Dr Jane Battersby-Lennard from the African Centre for Cities in the Department of Environmental & Geographical Science at UCT.
Astronomy PhD student Khaled Said - a recipient of the Science Faculty PhD scholarship has just been awarded the Gruber Foundation Fellowship by the International Astronomical Union (IAU)
They’ve been used to scare pigeons away from airfields; now, UCT researchers Alex Atkins, Dr Rob Little, Dr Arjun Amar from the Department of Biological Sciences, have employed local raptor experts and their trained raptors to clear hordes of Egyptian geese from some of Cape Town’s fairways.
In order to fight an enemy, you need to understand it. Senior lecturer in the Department of Statistical Sciences, Dr Sheetal Silal, is using mathematical modelling to simulate the spread of disease.