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Grant drives genomic research
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:30

The African Academy of Sciences is awarding US$11 million to four leading African researchers to accelerate the use of genomics to better understand how the environment and human genes influence the susceptibility of Africans to certain diseases and their response to treatment.

Why do brains seize?
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 15:15

Dr Joseph Raimondo was a recipient of the 2017 Claude Leon Merit Award. The prize recognises his work in understanding the mechanisms that prevent seizures from stopping on their own.

Fogarty HIV-associated TB Training Program Fellowship
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 11:00

Fogarty HIV-associated TB Training Program

3 x 1-month fellowship to attend the Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology & Biostatistics Courses at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, US

The GSIEB runs from 11th to 30th June 2018

Application deadline: 28th February 2018

Open up access to advance healthcare
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 09:00

Within a context categorised by an already small emergency medicine research output, one in six African emergency care publications is inaccessible to African researchers.

Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between UCT FHS and University of Antananarivo (UA), Faculty of Medicine
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 09:30

On 30 January, 2018, a Memorandum of Understanding between UCT FHS and University of Antananarivo (UA), was signed. The MOU focuses on continued collaboration in the development of under and postgraduate Occupational Therapy education in Madagascar.

Prioritizing cancer
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 14:15

The University of Cape Town will be hosting Prioritizing Cancer: The UCT Cancer Research Symposium on Saturday, 17 February.

Tackling the continent’s paediatrician deficit
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 14:15

UCT’s African Paediatric Fellowship Programme (APFP), an initiative of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, was featured on CNN’s special feature Inside Africa in January 2018.

Welcome to new academic staff member Dr Dorit Hockman
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 15:45

Welcome to Dr Dorit Hockman has recently been appointed as a Lecturer in the Division of Cell Biology of the Department of Human Biology.

ESC Congress free registration and travel grants for young fellows and scientists
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 13:15

As indicated in the SA Heart® circular, there are support opportunities for young cardiologists and scientists to attend the ESC congress.

Newly-discovered TB blood signal provides early warning for at-risk patients
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 11:45

Tuberculosis can be detected in people infected with HIV via a unique blood signal before symptoms appear, according to a new study.

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.