Sunday, 7 March 2021
The opportunity presented by the call for decolonization

Dr Margaret Blackie, from Stellenbosch University, presented the Department of Chemistry Transformation Committee lecture, with a talk entitled, "The opportunity presented by the call for decolonization ".

Publication Date:
Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 17:30
What meteorites can tell us about Mars

Hundreds of millions of years ago something crashed into the planet Mars with enough force to eject pieces of Martian rock into space. Some of these pieces of rock made their way to Earth where they entered our atmosphere as meteors. A precious few landed on the surface of our planet as meteorites. Thanks to scientists like Geoffrey Howarth, a geologist based at the University of Cape Town (UCT), these Martian meteorites are now being studied to better understand the structure and geological history of the red planet.

Publication Date:
Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 09:30
School of IT Showcase displays students’ ingenuity

Developed by senior University of Cape Town (UCT) students, tech projects and innovations that aim to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems were on display at the 2020 School of IT Showcase this week.

Publication Date:
Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 10:45
Groundbreaking new book: Africa and the Sustainable Development Goals

According to Professor Maano Ramutsindela, University of Cape Town (UCT) Dean of Science and co-editor of Africa and the Sustainable Development Goals, a groundbreaking new book, the book brings together over 80 researchers from a variety of disciplines on five continents to demonstrate an approach to an equitable global partnership in the production of knowledge relevant for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa.

Publication Date:
Thu, 12 Nov 2020 - 09:30