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Inaugural Lecture of Professor Thomas Franz
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 - 18:15

Professor Thomas Franz will deliver his inaugural lecture entitled "Mechanics, Mitochondria and More" on Wed 20 Nov 2019, 16h00-17h00 at the New Learning Centre Lecture Theatre at that Faculty of Health Sciences.

Prof John Frank from University of Edinburgh (UK) to present workshop on The Basic Principles of Public Health
Mon, 07 Oct 2019 - 10:00

The School of Public Health and Family Medicine will host a workshop on The Basic Principles of Public Health presented by guest speaker, Professor John Frank, from the University of Edinburgh (UK).

Division of Epidemiology to present Introduction to Causal Inference Short Course
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 - 13:15

The Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the School of Public Health and Family Medicine will present a four-day Introduction to Causal Inference short course. The course is scheduled to take place from Monday 4th to Thursday 7th November 2019 at the University of Cape Town's Faculty of Health Sciences.

CUBIC to host next Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Workshop in November
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 - 14:00

The Cape Universities Body Imaging Centre (CUBIC) will host its next 'Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance' workshop from 15 to 17 November 2019.

Dr Tinashe Mutsvangwa elected Secretary and Treasurer of IEEE EMBS South African Chapter
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 - 15:15

Dr Tinashe Mutsvangwa has been elected as the inaugural secretary and treasurer of the South African chapter of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.

Workshop with Grade-10 Khayelitsha Learners of UCT's VC SII 100up Project
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 - 13:30

The Division of Biomedical Engineering held a workshop with 60 grade-10 learners from several secondary schools in Khayelitsha on 10 September 2016 as part of the 100up Project of UCT's School Improvement Initiative.

Family Medicine – twinning with the University of Namibia
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 - 15:30

In an effort to grow training in family medicine, the Division of Family Medicine has had a “Twinning Partnership” with the University of Namibia (UNAM) as part of the University of Ghent’s Primafed initiative to stimulate partnerships between South African Departments of Family Medicine and their counterparts in SADC countries.

Prof Ernesta Meintjes' SARChI Chair in Brain Imaging Renewed
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 - 17:15

Prof Ernesta Meintjes' SARChI Chair in Brain Imaging was just renewed for a further 5-year term! This is a confirmation from the South African National Research Foundation and Department of Science and Technology of the excellence of her contributions to science over the last ten years. Congratulations to Ernesta!

NRF Community Engagement Award for Dr Tinashe Mutsvangwa
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 - 16:45

Congratulations to Dr Tinashe Mutsvangwa for receiving a three-year Community Engagement Award from the National Research Foundation. The award will strengthen Tinashe's engaged scholarship activities with the Neighbourhood Old Age Home (NOAH) in Cape Town.

From the Dean's Desk: New HOD for Medicine is Dr Ntobeko Ntusi
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 - 09:15

Dr Ntusi replaces Professor Bongani Mayosi, who is Dean designate for the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Welcome to New Academic Staff Members
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 - 10:30

Dr Jill Fortuin, Dr Martha Holmes and Dr Frances Robertson recently joined the Division of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Human Biology as new academic staff members.

Inaugural Department of Human Biology Learnership Programme
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 - 18:45

The Inaugural Department of Human Biology Learnership Program was hosted by the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine on the 7th October 2015. 60 learners from Belgravia High, Curro Schools and other learners from the 2015 Sports Science Institute Careers Program participated in this full day program.