UCT, in March 2018, implemented its research data management (RDM) policy to support effective data sharing and to address the need for data to be findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable (FAIR) to specific quality standards.
The Division of Immunology hosted a superb day of outreach on Friday 26th October 2018 for high school students from Athlone, Langa, Lentegeur and Guguletu. The Outreach team, led by Dr. Reto Guler and co-organizers Mumin Ozturk, Julius Chia, Shandré Pillay, Shelby Jones, Maxine Höft, Sumayah Salie, Amkele Ngomti and Lorna Gcanga organised a full day of science, practicals and education for the pupils. The enthusiastic Grade 10’s learnt all about infectious diseases in South Africa and the opportunities for scientific studies at the University of Cape Town (UCT).
Is there a relationship between university world rankings and quality of teaching? What is the relationship between quality and addressing inequality at HEIs? A/Prof Suellen Shay reflects on these questions in this recent The Conversation article.
World Water Week 2018 is an opportune time to reflect on precious water resources, how we are using them and how we want to use them in the future, says Dr Kevin Winter, from the University of Cape Townʼs (UCT) Future Water Institute.