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SatRday Cape Town Conference at UCT in March
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 09:00

The R community and some of South Africa's most forward thinking companies have come together to bring satRday back to Cape Town.

South African Centre for Digital Language call for proposals
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 10:00

The South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) focuses on the digitisation of language resources and the high-level training of scholars in the use of digital language resources. 

New NRF A rating for Keertan Dheda
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 11:30

In recognition of his excellent contributions to the field of pulmonology – with a specific focus on tuberculosis (TB) – Professor Keertan Dheda, head of the Division of Pulmonology at the University of Cape Town, has been awarded an A rating by the NRF.

African Pediatric Fellowship Programme featured on CNN
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 13:15

CNN Inside Africa has featured the APFP which in the past 10 years has successfully trained fellows from partner African academic institutions based on identified child health needs of these countries.

Medical student wins 'SA’s Got Talent'
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 12:00

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.

Alumnus Dr Fulufhelo Nemavhola promoted to Associate Professor
Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 13:45

Congratulations to our PhD alumnus Dr Fulufhelo Nemavhola for his ad hominem promotion to Associate Professor at the University of South Africa.

"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.

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