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Dates Title Details Venue Contact Type
03 Apr 3D models of cosmic explosions by Dr Shazrene Mohamed Dr Shazrene Mohamed is a computational astrophysicist working at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) and the University of Cape Town. Read more...
R100 (full fee); R50 (staff); R30 (students).
LT3 Kramer Building, Middle Campus, UCT, 18:00-19:00 ems@uct.ac.za
021 650 2888
Seminars, talks & public lectures
03 Apr Becoming a changemaker: Introduction to Social Innovation 6-week free online course for anyone who wants to make a difference; debunks the common assumptions around what resources are needed to begin acting as a social innovator. Read more... Online UCT MOOC team Short courses & workshops
03 Apr - 07 Apr Introductory Course in Laboratory Animal Science The course is aimed at all persons who direct, design or conduct animal research, testing or teaching activities at UCT and in South Africa, with the objectives to present the basic principles. Read more... Chris Barnard Building, Faculty of Health Sciences, 09:00-17:00 Continuing Education
021 650 5246
Short courses & workshops
03 Apr - 06 Apr Practical Introduction to Diabetes for Beginners This 4-day course is designed to equip non-medical health care providers with essential knowledge and skills in diabetes care. Groote Schuur Hospital, 08:30-16:00 Continuing Education
021 650 5246
Short courses & workshops
03 Apr - 07 Apr Medical negligence & health sector mediation training Presented by UCT Law@work and Mediation In Motion. You will learn from two of South Africa’s most experienced mediators – to use mediation skills more effectively in the health sector, or any other preferred area of practice. The plans of the Department of Justice to implement court-aligned mediation, will form part of your learning experience. This course is accredited by Dispute Settlement Accreditation Council (DiSAC), and is registered with the Faculty of Health Sciences (crediting you with 30 CPD points).
Course fee: R17 500 per delegate. UCT staff and students receive 50% discount.
Nelson Peace Centre, Nelson Wine Estate outside Paarl, 45 minutes drive from Cape Town International Airport. Don Coue
021 650 3242
Short courses & workshops
03 Apr - 04 Apr Concrete Technology Course The workshop will refresh the engineer’s and technician’s knowledge and understanding of concrete properties to enable him/her to rationally specify economic design solutions for reinforced concrete structures. Read more... Birchwood Hotel, Johannesburg Sandra Jemaar
021 650 5793
Short courses & workshops
03 Apr - 07 Apr Law of Conservation, Heritage Management and Development Introduction to South African law; administrative law; heritage resources law and management; current legislative framework for planning and development control. Read more... Centlivres Building Sandra Jemaar
021 650 5793
Short courses & workshops
03 Apr - 07 Apr Conservation Disciplines and Practices The course introduces several of the disciplines engaged in conservation of the built environment, most specifically the current practices of pre-colonial and historical archaeology, architectural restoration and conservation, historical town and urban conservation, conservation of the cultural landscape. Read more... Centlivres Building Sandra Jemaar
021 650 5793
Short courses & workshops
03 Apr - 07 Apr Mathematics for Radar and Electronic Protection This course provides a useful mathematical toolkit for the Radar and Electronic Defence Engineer. Read more... Menzies Building Sandra Jemaar
021 650 5793
Short courses & workshops
04 Apr Child abuse in South Africa: prevalence, risk factors, prevention and measurement issues CSSR Seminar presented by Dr Franziska Meinck, postdoctoral research fellow in the Centre for Evidence-Based Interventions at the University of Oxford. Read more... CSSR Seminar Room 4.29, Level 4, Leslie Social Science Building, Upper Campus, 14:30-15:30 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 4656
Seminars, talks & public lectures
04 Apr Racial and ethnic politics in the United States CSSR Seminar presented by Carole Uhlaner. Read more... CSSR Seminar Room 4.29, Level 4, Leslie Social Science Building, Upper Campus, 12:50-14:00 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 4656
Seminars, talks & public lectures
05 Apr - 07 Apr Infecting the City Free movement workshops with Tamryn Pelser (SA), Enkidu Khaled (Iraq/Belgium) and Joan Catal? Carrasco (Spain) for all levels at City Hall. The festival is a collaboration between the Africa Centre and the Institute of Creative Arts. Read more... City Hall, Darling Street Cape Town, 10:00 onwards Sam Saevitzon
021 650 7156
Short courses & workshops
06 Apr Discrete-valued time series, hidden Markov models and agent-based models Actuarial Science and Demography seminar presented by Iain MacDonald, Actuarial Science, UCT, and hosted by the Actuarial Science Department in association with the Centre for Actuarial Research (CARe). Read more... | Seminar series... Beattie 114, Beattie Building, Upper Campus, 13:00-14:00 Shieyaam Jacobs Seminars, talks & public lectures
10 Apr Women miners negotiating femininities underground by Dr Asanda Benya Sociology Seminar Series with Dr Asanda Benya from the Department of Sociology at UCT. Read more... Sociology Seminar Room, 4.51, Leslie Social Sciences, Upper Campus, 13:00-14:00 Gina Fourie
021 650 3515
Seminars, talks & public lectures
10 Apr Imaginaries of geoengineering Jeremy Baskin (University of Melbourne) will speak about solar geoengineering, its power effects (geo-politically, economically and socially); knowledge systems and more. Read more... Snape Building, Teaching Studio 4B, UCT Upper Campus, 13:00-14:00 Bongeka Matubatuba
021 650 3230
Seminars, talks & public lectures
10 Apr Education for All: Disability, Diversity & Inclusion This free online course aims to help teachers, other professionals & parents to tackle inclusion, in a practical way in their own environment, while addressing barriers to learning and participation. Read more... Online UCT MOOC team Short courses & workshops
10 Apr Julia Scientific Programming 4-module course introducing users to Julia as first language. Julia is a high-level, high-performance dynamic programming language developed specifically for scientific computing. Read more... Online UCT MOOC team Short courses & workshops
11 Apr Thinking Historically about the "Black Tax": Gender, Schooling, and Race in Umlazi Township CSSR Seminar presented by Prof Mark Hunter. Read more... CSSR Seminar Room 4.29, Level 4, Leslie Social Science Building, Upper Campus, 12:50-14:00 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 4656
Seminars, talks & public lectures
12 Apr Great Texts / Big Questions with Monageng Motshabi This lecture draws on Motshabi’s experience staging the iconic play about the TRC, The Story I Am About to Tell, to explore how perpetrators and victims understand their roles in matters of reconciliation, and what forms their post-colonial identities take. Read more... Anatomy Lecture Theatre,
Old Medical School Building,
UCT Hiddingh Campus,
31-37 Orange Street, Cape Town, 18:00-19:30
ICA
021 650 7156
Seminars, talks & public lectures
13 Apr Social and structural drivers of HIV and interventions to reduce HIV incidence in high-risk populations in South Africa: insights from mathematical modelling Actuarial Science and Demography seminar presented by Dr Leigh Johnson, CIDER, UCT, and hosted by the Actuarial Science Department in association with the Centre for Actuarial Research (CARe). Read more... | Seminar series... Beattie 114, Beattie Building, Upper Campus, 13:00-14:00 Shieyaam Jacobs Seminars, talks & public lectures
17 Apr Climate Change Mitigation in Developing Countries This free online course explores the inherent complexity of developing country governments wanting to grow their economies in a climate friendly way while also reducing poverty. Read more... Online UCT MOOCs team Short courses & workshops
18 Apr Do electoral systems affect how citizens hold their government accountable? CSSR Seminar presented by Matthias Krönke, PhD Candidate University of Cape Town & Sarah J. Lockwood, PhD Candidate, Harvard University. Read more... CSSR Seminar Room 4.29, Level 4, Leslie Social Science Building, Upper Campus, 12:50-14:00 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 4656
Seminars, talks & public lectures
19 Apr Great Texts / Big Questions with Pippa Green As part of the Great Texts/Big Questions lecture series, and its current focus on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the ICA proudly presents renowned journalist Pippa Green. Read more... Anatomy Lecture Theatre, UCT Hiddingh Campus, 17:30 for 18:00 ICA
021 650 7156
Seminars, talks & public lectures
20 Apr Masters Proposal: Analysis of Disability Income Claims to Identify Return to Work Success Factors and Optimise Vocational Rehabilitation Utilisation Actuarial Science and Demography seminar presented by Landi du Toit, Actuarial Science, UCT, and hosted by the Actuarial Science Department in association with the Centre for Actuarial Research (CARe). Read more... | Seminar series... Beattie 114, Beattie Building, Upper Campus, 13:00-14:00 Shieyaam Jacobs Seminars, talks & public lectures
20 Apr - 21 Apr Speak with confidence in the legal profession Good presentation skills will empower you to be at ease and free of anxiety before a small or large audience and will enable you to 'think on your feet'. Ideal for anyone having to talk or present in public, e.g. law students, advocates, attorneys, lawyers, judges. Includes: presentation planning, structure, how to prepare for an interview, effective vocabulary, use of equipment and material, correct breathing, body language.
Course fee: R5 000 per delegate. UCT staff and students receive 50% discount. Read more...
Moot Court, Level 5 Kramer Building, UCT Middle Campus Don Coue
021 650 3242
Short courses & workshops
24 Apr South African University Student Trends by ‘Race’ and (possibly) Social Class, 1988-1998-2012: insights into a ‘stalled revolution’ by David Cooper This presentation will contain data and tables. As such, it will be useful if people read the material and arguments in the paper beforehand (to request, please contact us). Sociology Seminar Room, 4.51, Leslie Social Sciences Building, Upper Campus Gina Fourie
021 650 3515
Seminars, talks & public lectures
24 Apr Understanding Clinical Research: Behind the Statistics This free online course offers an easy entry into interpreting common statistical concepts without getting into nitty-gritty mathematical formulae & is suitable for working professionals & researchers. Read more... Online UCT MOOC team Short courses & workshops
25 Apr Induced Innovation and Total Factor Productivity: Has it promoted pro-poor rural outcomes in the Eastern Cape Province of SA and can it do so in the future? CSSR Seminar presented by Heinrich Gerwel. Read more... CSSR Seminar Room 4.29, Level 4, Leslie Social Science Building, Upper Campus, 12:50-14:00 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 4656
Seminars, talks & public lectures
25 Apr Great Texts / Big Questions with Nomfundo Walaza The final presentation in the first 2017 Great Texts/Big Questions lecture series takes place with renowned psychologist and conflict mediator Nomfundo Walaza. Read more... Anatomy Lecture Theatre, UCT Hiddingh Campus, 17:30 for 18:00 ICA
021 650 7156
Seminars, talks & public lectures
25 Apr - 26 Apr South African energy law UCT Law@work, Institute of Marine and Environmental Law, and experts in the field are presenting an introductory course on South African energy law with a particular focus on renewable energy. The course covers commercial, revenue, and environmental law, and will provide a broad understanding of the legal environment in which local and international transactions occur. Ideal for every player and stakeholder involved in energy and environmental issues in the energy sector.
Course fee: R5 000 per delegate. Includes parking, teas, lunches, course material. UCT staff and students receive 50% discount. Read more...
Moot Court, Level 5 Kramer Building, UCT Middle Campus Don Coue
021 650 3242
Short courses & workshops
29 Apr - 01 May African ENT Masterclass Academic Travelling Club The ENT Registrars' Society of South Africa,
together with the University of Cape Town Division of Otorhinolaryngology, will be hosting the first ever African ENT Masterclass Academic Travelling Club. Read more...
Groote Schuur Hospital Roxanne Adams 021 406 6330 Conferences

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