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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

You are black excellence, vice-chancellor-elect Mamokgethi Phakeng tells Mastercard Foundation Scholars
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 15:30

UCT’s deputy vice-chancellor for research and internationalisation, who succeeds Dr Max Price as vice chancellor in July 2018, spoke to the Mastercard Foundation Scholars at their welcome reception. 

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UCT Careers Service celebrates 50 Years
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 12:00

UCT’s Careers Service (CS) started out in 1968 in a small wooden building next to the geology department.

Njica Siyabonga
UCT Mellon scholar awarded prestigious scholarship to Cambridge
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 13:30

UCT Mellon scholar, Njica Siyabonga, has been awarded the Gates Cambridge Scholarship to read for a PhD in History at the University of Cambridge.  The Scholarship is Cambridge's most prestigious award for international postgraduates who are selected from among the top of the world's academic applicants.

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Left Behind: The Realisation of Children’s Rights Undercut by Violence
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 12:00

"Where fundamental human rights are violated, we as a society need to stand up particularly when the rights violation affects the most vulnerable members of our society." CI's Stefanie Röhrs writes about how violence against children is undermining the realisation of their human rights.

Data sharing and protection in biobank and health research
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 10:15

The South African National Bioinformatics Institute, in association with NHLS Stellenbosch University Biobank, invites you to a seminar titled: Data sharing and protection in biobank and health research at the University of the Western Cape.    

DIRISA National Research Data Workshop
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 12:15

The National Research Data Workshop will be held on 19-21 June 2018 and is aimed at the academic and research community as well as participants who would like to share their knowledge and/or experience in data-intensive research and data management.

Can the new SANReN data transfer service help you move your data?
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 09:15

The South African National Research Network (SANReN) are looking for researchers, scientists and IT facilities of research institutes who need to transfer big data sets from/to one or more external sources to/from their institutions.

TET TALKS
TET TALKS
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 15:30

Something must be working well when a group of educators/researchers/clinicians leave a lunchtime meeting chatting to each other with a palpable buzz of energy. SInce September 2017 we have facilitated six Teaching & Educating with Technology Talks, known as TET Talks. Faculty staff are invited to share ideas for teaching and research, using technology

Governments Adopt a Global Resolution on Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease at the World Health Assembly
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 14:15

This historic decision marks the first time that Rheumatic Fever (RF) and Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) have been recognised as global health priorities on the world stage. Representing South Africa at the event was the newly-elected President of Reach, A/Prof Liesl Zuhlke from Red Cross Childrens Hospital  and WHF President-elect Prof Karen Sliwa, director of the Hatter Institute.

Making a case for investing in mental health
Monday, May 28, 2018 - 15:30

Drawing on his research and policy engagement work over the past two decades, Professor Crick Lund presented a compelling case for investing in population mental health during his inaugural lecture in the New Learning Centre on 23 May.

Remembering a warrior for social justice
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 14:15

Professor Jock McCulloch, who died from asbestos cancer (mesothelioma) on 18 January this year, not only distinguished himself with his research on the impact and machinations of the asbestos industry, but was also “a great friend of the people and especially the workers of South Africa”.

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