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Wednesday, 16 January 2019
UCT masterʼs student shines in Miami

The simple treat of eating ice cream and jelly in hospital after having her tonsils out was the first step in University of Cape Town (UCT) masterʼs student Maria Jose’s journey to becoming a medical doctor, and onwards to being chosen as a Mandela Washington Fellow.

Publication Date:
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 - 15:00
Taking food security to a wider audience

One of the most challenging aspects of conducting academic studies is translating crucial findings for a wider audience. With the launch of a new publication, Tomatoes & Taxi Ranks: Running our Cities to Fill the Food Gap, the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) African Centre for Cities (ACC) has made the topic of urban food security accessible and understandable to everyone – from primary school learners to policymakers.

Publication Date:
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 - 14:45
UK charity raises millions for UCT

From neurosciences to opera, schools improvement to drug discovery, the University of Cape Town (UCT Trust),  a United Kingdom (UK) registered charity, has played a significant role in promoting UCT and building support for the institution in the UK and Europe for nearly 30 years.

Publication Date:
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 12:15
Major advance in fight against TB

In a major advance for tuberculosis vaccine development, a multi-site trial across Africa has shown that the candidate tuberculosis vaccine M72/AS01Ecan prevent latent TB from progressing to active disease.

Publication Date:
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 - 16:00