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Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Commerce Ted Talk
New commerce research unveiled, TED-style

The Faculty of Commerce and the Cape Town Alumni Chapter recently hosted the second in the UCT Talks series, a TED-styled showcase of new or recently published faculty research.

Publication Date:
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 - 16:00
UCT innovator on top-30 list for Africa

Professor Tania Douglas kicks off her TED talk with an image of what she calls an “equipment graveyard”, a “typical final resting place for useless medical equipment from hospitals in Africa”. Douglas, director of the University of Cape Townʼs (UCT) Medical Imaging Research Unit in the Division of Biomedical Engineering, firmly believes that Africa has its own unique medical challenges which require unique African solutions.

Publication Date:
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 - 15:45
Smuts Hall 90th anniversary weekend

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) iconic Smuts Hall men’s residence will hold a weekend reunion from 19-21 October to celebrate its 90th anniversary. The residence is named after Jan Smuts, UCT Chancellor from 1936 to 1950 and a former prime minister of South Africa.

Publication Date:
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 - 11:00
Graduation speakers call for activism

If there were a theme for day three of UCT’s seven-day graduation season in the first week of April, it would be the call for graduands to become active citizens and surpass the achievements of their parents.

Publication Date:
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 - 12:15