Sunday, 27 September 2020
UCT-built app to support babies in need of breast milk

UCT computer science students have developed and are now upgrading an app for Cape Town-based human milk bank Milk Matters

Publication Date:
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 11:30
Digital interventions to address maternal and child health challenges

Some of the world’s leading scientists representing universities in South Africa and the United Kingdom have joined forces. They will help under-resourced communities develop information and communication technology (ICT) interventions geared towards breaking down barriers and exploring solutions to some of South Africa’s critical maternal and child health (MCH) challenges.

The Co-designing Community-based ICTs Interventions for Maternal and Child Health (CoMaCH) network in South Africa is a cross-collaboration involving inter- and transdisciplinary research, led by Dr Nervo Verdezoto from the School of Computer Science and Informatics at Cardiff University in the United Kingdom (UK) and Dr Melissa Densmore, a senior lecturer in computer science at the University of Cape Town (UCT).

Publication Date:
Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 13:45
British Ecological Society award for SA climate change researcher

The British Ecological Society’s (BES) Marsh Award for Climate Change Research has been awarded to the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Professor Wendy Foden, an honorary resesarch associate at UCT's FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology and  world-leading researcher in climate change vulnerability assessments of threatened species.

Publication Date:
Wed, 02 Sep 2020 - 10:15
Professor Hans-Peter Künzi 1955-2020

The Science Faculty and the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics at UCT mourns the loss of Professor Hans-Peter Kunzi, a highly respected international researcher with an A-rating.

Publication Date:
Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 12:45