Thursday, 12 December 2019
Safety first: VC Award for big picture thinker

Chemical safety officer in the Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Monique Muller, won the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Service Excellence.

Publication Date:
Fri, 29 Nov 2019 - 12:30
Ocean’s potential to bolster food security

With better management and innovation, the ocean could provide over six times more food than it does today and more than two-thirds of the animal protein needed to feed the global population of the future. This is according to a new paper by an international group of researchers including Dr Carryn de Moor, a senior research officer from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics and the Marine Resource Assessment and Management (MARAM) Group.

Publication Date:
Wed, 27 Nov 2019 - 14:00
Students head to national computing competition final

After an outstanding performance during the first round of the Centre for High Performance Computing’s (CHPC) Student Cluster Competition in July, two student-led teams from the University of Cape Town (UCT) are on their way to the national finals.

Publication Date:
Wed, 27 Nov 2019 - 08:15
Co-creating a locally relevant web

Who is the internet designed for? Is it locally relevant? Who are the people being left behind in the fourth industrial revolution? These are a few of the questions that have emerged from Dr Melissa Densmore’s research into bandwidth-constrained communities in and around Cape Town.

Publication Date:
Fri, 22 Nov 2019 - 12:30