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Wednesday, 19 February 2020
UCT first university to adopt global ethics code

The University of Cape Town (UCT) Senate has adopted the Global Code of Conduct for Research in Resource-Poor Settings (GCC). The code, which is directed at all research disciplines from bioscience to zoology, emphasises close collaboration between partners in the global north and south through all stages of research. It was developed over the past four years by TRUST, a collaborative EU-funded project, with UCT as a key partner.

Publication Date:
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 - 13:15
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UCT alumnus, technology, part of black hole 'discovery'

University of Cape Town (UCT) alumnus and South African astrophysicist Roger Deane is part of an international team of scientists that captured the first image of a black hole, released to the world on 10 April. Remote sensing technology developed at UCT also played a role in the historic discovery.

Publication Date:
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 - 13:30
New script for shark survivor and drama graduand

When a great white shark attacked bodysurfer Caleb Swanepoel at Buffelsbaai near Knysna in June 2015, he thought he was going to die. But a new script was being written for the drama and performance student who graduates on 16 April.

Publication Date:
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 - 15:45
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SA's first deaf law graduate

When Qobo Ningiza becomes the country’s first deaf law graduate next Friday, 12 April, he will continue a tradition that has seen some of South Africa’s most prominent leaders become formidable heroes of social justice through their study of this challenging subject.

Publication Date:
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 - 08:00