Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Learning through play

Dr John Woodland, a Fellow in the Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, has just one a special award from the Royal Society of Chemistry for the creative plays that he has co-written and co-directed to ignite an interest in chemistry among schoolchildren.

Publication Date:
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 12:45
Connecting the Ocean View community

For most residents of Ocean View, internet access is unaffordable. There’s no public Wi-Fi and school internet is not available at night or on the weekend. But now that’s all set to change, thanks to a collaboration between University of Cape Town (UCT) researchers, iNethi Technologies and Ammbr Research Labs (ARL South Africa). Dr Melissa Densmore, from the Department of Computer Science and the head of ICT4D and Dr David Johnson, head of Ammbr Research Labs (ARL) and an adjunct senior lecturer at UCT, were awarded the OpenCellular Grant by the Facebook Telecom Infra Project.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 10:45
Advancing the science of measurement

The Metrological and Applied Sciences University Research Unit (MeASURe), was officially launched on Wednesday 29 th August in the the Department of Physics at UCT.  This unit will play a crucial role in boosting the prominence of measurement-based research in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Monday, September 3, 2018 - 10:15
UCT Astronomer wins Commemorative MeerKAT Award at SA Women in Science ceremony

Professor Renee C. Kraan-Korteweg, Department of Astronomy, was awarded the Minister's Special Award in the field of Astronomy at the 2018 South African Women in Science Awards Ceremony.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:30