Through the annual Research Celebration, it was evident that the future of research excellence at the University of Cape Town (UCT) is in good hands. Four distinguished researchers with illustrious careers
Ten University of Cape Town (UCT) researchers have been inducted as members of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). Concurrently, the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) admitted one researcher from UCT.
The Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM) was established at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in 2004 as a cross-faculty postgraduate research institute, with a vision to be an international centre of excellence wher
On 17 October, Schmidt Futures, a philanthropic initiative of Eric and Wendy Schmidt, announced the second cohort of AI2050 Senior Fellows who will pursue bold and interdisciplinary research in artificial intelligence (AI) to help chart the
An imbalance exists between well-resourced laboratories in the Global North and the relative scarcity of research skills and infrastructure in Africa. This is in spite of the fact that the continent faces a disproportionately high burden o
UCT Fellowships have seen evolving criteria over a century, but the core remains 'truly outstanding scholarship,' emphasized by Emeritus Professor Daya Reddy during the induction of four new UCT Fellows on October 3. This induction is a pre
During a panel discussion of the United Nations High-level Meeting on Tuberculosis (TB) held in New York recently, Professor Mark Hatherill, the director at the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) based at the University o