The UCT-RAF Introductory Course in Laboratory Animal Science, presented by Veterinary Scientific Services as a core component of the foundational training for scientists, has received international accreditation from FELASA – the Federation of Eu
Congratulations to Natasha Hendricks, a PhD fellow based at the Children’s Institute, for being selected as a recipient of the Resources and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (RAPCAN) Legacy Doctoral scholarship in July 2019.
The toxic spill from State Capture and the Steinhoff saga has underscored the importance of business ethics. But how do you teach ethics to commerce students wired for hard facts and figures? Associate Professor Jimmy Winfield explored possibilities at
After a long sickness, South African music icon Johnny Clegg passed away on 16 July 2019. Clegg is remembered by his family, community and country as a gamechanger in the South African music world, having performed with two popular multi-racial bands,
Biomedical engineers from UCT and Osmania University, India, have put their heads together to develop a tool for clinicians to administer medication to their patients remotely using mobile messaging technology.
Lynne Coleman, Senior Lecturer at Cape Peninsula University of Technology, takes a look at recently published collection, Teaching in Extended Programmes in South Africa, which features reflections by ADP le
Two valuable historical datasets have been rescued thanks to a partnership between the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) DataFirst research data service, the Neil Aggett Labour Studies Unit (NALSU) and Rhodes Library at Rhodes University (RU),
The ACDI's collaborative project with the Western Cape government's departments of Agriculture and Environment & Development Planning was awarded top honours in last night's Public Service Excellence Awards.
Heatwaves are one of the more easily predicted weather phenomena and can cause mass fatalities in vulnerable groups such as the elderly, young children and outdoor workers (e.g. construction), but heat is often a ‘silent killer’.