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Wednesday, 24 April 2019
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
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