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Jammie Shuttle: the exam timetable will be in operation
from 19 Oct - 12 Nov
Accept 2015 Student Housing offers online (returning students only)
Applications for UCT financial support
Closing date: 31 Oct
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Professional Education
Closing date: 31 Oct
Postgraduate Diploma in Psychotherapy
Closing date: 31 Oct


Anything to stay alive: the challenges of a campaign for an experimental drug
21 Oct

Transformation in higher education
21 Oct

The Business of Social and Environmental Innovation (BSEI) Conference 2014
23 Oct - 24 Oct

Object Relations: Essays and Images, by Stephen Inggs
29 Oct

School of Dance celebrates 80 years
30 Oct - 01 Nov

IDM Ten-Year Anniversary Symposium
02 Nov - 04 Nov

Navigating Research Writing short course
04 Nov - 07 Nov

Putting the urban at the heart of the 2030 sustainable development goals, by Aromar Revi
05 Nov

Income Tax in South Africa: The First 100 Years
(1914 - 2014)

17 Nov

Public Health Hearing Impairment Course
17 Nov - 21 Nov


Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Renovated laboratory boasts world-class facilities and equipment

Department of Molecular and Cellular BiologyThe Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology's recently revamped mammalian tissue culture facility is set to boost research output and capacity among South African researchers specialising in human health issues.


Cyber safety: How to protect yourself online

CybercrimeWhat is cybercrime, and what can you do to protect yourself? Staff at UCT's Information and Communication Technology Services offer practical advice on how to assess and mitigate your online risk.


UCT and Canadian biopharming group to develop HPV vaccine

Cervical CancerUCT's Biopharming Research Unit (BRU) has joined forces with Canada-based biopharmaceutical company Medicago to develop a vaccine against human papillomaviruses (HPV), the cause of cervical cancer.


New GSB course tackles SA's manager shortage

GSB CourseUCT's Graduate School of Business is launching a new Postgraduate Diploma in Management Practice aimed at producing more skilled middle managers on the continent.


Worldwide brain study is boosted by NIH grant

ENIGMAA global initiative to pool data about the human brain has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the USA. Project ENIGMA – named after an allied code-breaking initiative in World War II – unites brain researchers in 33 countries, including those at UCT, to discover factors that help or harm the brain.


Sitting on the fence as it gets cut from below

Prof Alexander PatersonLand reform or nature conservation? Is there a common ground? Legal expert Prof Alexander Paterson's inaugural lecture suggests that South Africa could fare much better when negotiating this balance, and that a policy change could hold the key. But there is one "inescapable truth" at the heart of the country's environmental struggles.