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Heritage Resources Management
04 Mar - 08 Apr

Effective course communications using Vula - Part 1
04 Mar

Beethoven Choral Fantasy – Concert
04 Mar

Is Southern Europe different from the rest of Europe? by Joaquim M Molins
04 Mar

ACDI Student Conference on Climate Change and Development
04 Mar

Reweighting the OHSs to deal with sampling changes, by Prof Martin Wittenberg
05 Mar

Project Management; Principles and Methods for use in Business
05 Mar - 11 Jun

The world, the text and the manuscript, by Shamil Jeppie
05 Mar

Ebola – Where next? How safe are we after the world's worst outbreak? by Tim Butcher
05 Mar

Teaching, Learning and Assessment Online short course (Module 1)
05 Mar - 17 Apr


Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Reflecting on the life and work of André Brink

Man Booker Prize

Past and present members of UCT's Department of English remember a writer, a friend, a colleague, a teacher, and a source of inspiration – the late André P Brink.


Kidney transplants a viable option for some HIV-positive patients

Professor Elmi Muller The survival rates of HIV-positive patients who have received kidney transplants from HIV-positive donors are showing significant success, according to a recently published paper by UCT academics.


The conundrum of provisional truth in science

Professor Bengt Gustafsson Leading astrophysicist Professor Bengt Gustafsson asked researchers to consider the way they express 'provisional truth' in their quest for knowledge, when he addressed a packed lecture theatre in the New Snape Building earlier this month.


Ad hominem promotions celebrated

Faculty of Health Sciences ad hominem promotions

The university celebrated the achievements and recent ad hominem promotions of 104 members of staff at an event on 17 February 2015 at Smuts Dining Hall.


Making a MOOC


Given UCT's recent entry into the world of massive open online courses (MOOCs), Monday Monthly spoke to Sukaina Walji of the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT)'s MOOC team for an inside look into what making a MOOC takes.


UCT launches student start-up revolution

UCT dance troupeAn uprising of a different kind was launched recently when Vice-Chancellor Dr Max Price announced the start of a 20-week initiative in which UCT students are invited to imagine a new Africa.


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Click to visit the latest Byte-size newsTierney fellows visit Michaelis

Up and coming young visual artists benefited from the biannual Tierney Fellowship workshops that took place recently at the Michaelis School of Fine Art under the auspices of the Market Photo Workshops, WITS and the Michaelis School of Fine Art.

Created by Matthew Tierney in 2003, the fellowship identifies talented artists and photographic leaders and assists them in advancing their careers. At the workshop, the fellows had the opportunity to present and discuss their work with distinguished artists and academics such as David Goldblatt and Marilyn Martin.

The Tierney fellows work with mentors to develop a body of work for a professional exhibition. The 2014/15 Tierney fellows include Thandiwe Msebenzi from Michaelis who is mentored by UCT's Jean Brundrit and Svea Josephy.

Caption: From left: Market Photo Workshops founder David Goldblatt attends the Tierney workshop with UCT's senior scholar Marilyn Martin and Senior Lecturer Svea Josephy.

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