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.


Friday, 20 January 2017

The work of a PhD student from UCT’s Department of Chemistry has been published in the journal Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 09:15

A centuries-long war has been ongoing in the Western Cape: it is a battle between humans and baboons over territory and food; just one example of conflict between people and wildlife on our crowded planet.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 09:15

A team of UCT ecologists has used repeat photography to study the decline of the critically endangered Clanwilliam cedar. Their findings, published last month, suggest that climate change and more frequent fires are threatening the survival of this iconic conifer

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 09:00

Dr Sarah Fawcett, from the Department of Oceanography at UCT will set sail from Cape Town on the 20th of December onboard the Akademik Treshnikov, a Russian ship dedicated to scientific research. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 10:30