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2014 events

Dates Title Details Venue Contact
17 Jul Department of Chemistry Seminar Programme The Department of Chemistry in conjunction with the Scientific Computing Research Unit will host Dr Paolo Vincini, a Research Fellow from Pfizer Worldwide Research & Development, who will give a seminar entitled, "Describing, Interpreting and Predicting Biology: The Evolving Role of Modeling and Simulation in Translational Research" 13h00, LT3, PD Hahn, UCT Upper Campus Dr Clive Oliver
021 650 3830
18 Jul Politics, Knowledge and Justice in South Africa's Bio-economy Associate Professor Rachel Wynberg, the DST/NRF Research Chair on Social and Environmental Dimensions of the Bio-economy, Department of Environmental and Geographical Science at UCT, will speak on Politics, Knowledge and Justice in South Africa's Bio-economy. This seminar will address questions such as "Who should benefit from bio-discovery and bio-trade? How can the rights of biodiversity custodians and traditional knowledge holders be protected? What governance arrangements need to be put in place to ensure equity and sustainability? What are the implications for small farmers and the rural poor?" 13h00, Studio 5, Environmental & Geographical Science building, Upper Campus, UCT

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