Wednesday, 19 January 2022
Inaugural Lecture Professor Francesca Little

The Dean of the Faculty of Science invites you to the inaugural lecture of Professor Francesca Little from the Department of Statistical Sciences.  Professor Little will deliver her inaugural lecture entitled, "Longitudinal Analysis of Multivariate Responses"



Publication Date:
Mon, 18 Oct 2021 - 10:00
Award for world-first textbook on ontological engineering

Associate Professor Maria Keet of the Department of Computer Science has won the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Open Textbook Award for her “exemplary resource”, An Introduction to Ontology Engineering. It is her first open textbook, and a world-first textbook on the subject for computer scientists.

Publication Date:
Mon, 18 Oct 2021 - 09:30
Climate change expert bags Social Responsiveness Award

Who can forget Cape Town’s record-breaking, once-in-a-century drought? Dam levels were at an all-time low, and that ominous phrase “Day Zero” dominated the news agenda both locally and abroad. Associate Professor Gina Ziervogel, a University of Cape Town (UCT) geographer and climate change adaption expert, was part of a multi-disciplinary team who raced to find solutions for the region’s water crisis.

Publication Date:
Mon, 18 Oct 2021 - 09:30
Shining the spotlight on women in palaeoscience

In the latest edition of the University of Cape Town (UCT) Human Evolution Research Institute’s (HERI) Winter Webinar Series, two women palaeoscientists had the opportunity to share their experiences of carving out a career path in this field. Dr Dipuo Kgotleng, the director of the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Palaeo-Research Institute and HERI #AdvancingWomxn PhD candidate Rivoningo Khosa delivered candid insights into their individual journeys to inspire those following in their footsteps.

Publication Date:
Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 12:30