Home to many of South Africa's top-rated researchers, UCT is committed to protecting and encouraging curiosity-driven research that has a real impact on our communities and environment.
13%of NRF-RATED RESEARCHERS
The National Research Foundation allocates ratings based on a researcher’s recent research outputs and impact, as perceived by international peer reviewers.
30%of A-RATED RESEARCHERS
A-rated researchers are international leaders in their field. Just under a third of the country’s A-rated researchers are at UCT.
18%of SARCHI CHAIRS
Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation South African Research Chairs are designed to strengthen the ability of the country’s universities to produce high-quality research, innovation and students.