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Haptico-Visual Observation & Drawing | 23 February 2018
This is a one day workshop aimed at all medical professionals to introduce the value of observation using a novel method which includes touch (haptics) and drawing. This is known as the multi-sensory Haptico-Visual Observation and Drawing (HVO...
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"Why autism remains hidden in Africa"
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 13:45

Why autism remains hidden on the African continent was recently examined by Spectrum News, a leading source of news and expert opinion on autism research.

Prof Leslie London wins prestigious PHILA award
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 15:30

The Public Health Association of South Africa’s (PHASA) PHILA Award is an award that honours excellence and commitment to public health. PHILA is an acronym for Public Health Innovation and Lifetime Achievement and also plays on the isiZulu word “phila” meaning life.

Professor Diane McIntyre trades in academia for a quiet life in the Eastern Cape
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 14:45

A tiny notice: the humble beginning of an illustrious and impactful career for one Diane McIntyre. Along the way she’s added South African Research Chair in ‘Health and Wealth’ and Professor in the School of Public Health and Family Medicine and Executive Director of the International Health Economics Association (iHEA) to her name.

Marathon fundraiser boosts brain injury research
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 15:30

The brain is the most complex organ in the body and yet our understanding of it remains very limited.

Medical student wins 'SA’s Got Talent'
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 15:15

Final-year medical student and one-fifth of a cappella group AnecNote, Morné Kahts can now add winner of South Africa’s Got Talent to his list of varied achievements. All University of Cape Town graduates, the group beat stiff competition to take home the coveted R500 000 prize.

Addressing the need for evidence-based psychological therapies
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 13:45

There is an urgent need to develop brief, evidence-based, scalable psychological interventions at primary healthcare level in South Africa.

Emeritus Professor Peter du Preez dies
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 20:45

Peter du Preez dies

Mr South Africa launches new book
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 09:45

UCT alumnus, sports scientist and reigning Mr South Africa, Dr Habib Noorbhai, has published his first book, Heart, a guide to inspire people to live empowered, socially conscious lives. The book will be launched on 27 November.

Prof. Karen Sliwa receives Honorary Doctoral degree from Paris Diderot University
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 09:00

On the 18 October 2017, Prof. Karen Sliwa was awarded an Honorary Doctoral degree by Paris Diderot, Sorbonne University in recognition of the extensive work that she has done in South Africa, Africa and the world at large predominantly in the fields of Clinical and Pathophysiological research in Cardiovascular disease in pregnancy and post-partum.

Prof Sharon Prince and Emeritus Prof Kit Vaughan elected as new members of ASSAf
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 16:30

Congratulations to Professor Sharon Prince and Emeritus Professor Kit Vaughan to their recent election as new members of the Academy of Science of South Africa.

Progression from infection to Pulmonary Tuberculosis follows distinct timeline
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 08:15

SATVI researchers have uncovered a sequence of biological processes that occur in humans infected with the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis as the infection progresses to pulmonary tuberculosis, according to new research published in the PLOS Pathogens Journal

UCT scientists strike blow against tuberculosis
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 11:45

Researchers have uncovered a sequence of biological processes that occur in humans infected with the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis as the infection progresses to pulmonary tuberculosis, according to new research published in the PLOS Pathogens Journal.

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