The goal of the Science Faculty is to be an international leader in research and teaching, with an African context.
Enabling opportunities for globally competitive, locally relevant research.
Educating future scientists with internationally recognised degrees for global mobility.
National Science Week at UCT
UCT staff and postgraduate students will celebrate science, judge research projects, and encourage scholars to pursue careers in Science and Technology.


Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Ice in Antarctica gives insight into global warming

Recently returned from a trip to Antarctica, Associate Professor Marcello Vichi, who was with 70 other scientists, has come back with worrying information on what is happening to the sea ice in Antarctica.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 12:30
Science Faculty celebrates National Science Week

The Faculty of Science at UCT will be celebrating National Science Week (NSW) with the 10th annual Science Postgraduate Symposium and by hosting the Eskom Cape Town Expo for Young Scientists.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 09:30
Masters in Computational Science has its first graduate

Members of the Scientific Computing Research Unit (SCRU) celebrated with Tharindu Senapathi, who became the first graduate in the Masters degree in Computational Science at UCT and in South Africa.  

Publication Date:
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 09:15
Invest in science jobs for Africa

In his keynote address to the fifth Science in Africa UnConference in London, Professor Kelly Chibale, from the Department of Chemistry, highlighted the need to proactively seek out and nurture existing pockets of scientific excellence in Africa.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:15