Monday, 21 January 2019
Rethinking university rankings: we need to talk about (quality & inequality) of teaching

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.

Publication Date:
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 - 10:15
Water Outlook: What Next for Cape Town?

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.

Publication Date:
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 11:45
Neuroscience Institute Grant awards

The Neuroscience Institute put out a Request for Applications in 2018 in order to encourage start-up collaborative grants, that could be converted into larger grants to sustain independent investigators. We are pleased to announce that 3 grants have been awarded.

Publication Date:
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 17:00
Dr Ying Zhao, registrar in the Department of Medicine, presents her MMed study findings at AIDS 2018 Conference in Amsterdam

Dr Ying Zhao’s MMed study is entitled “Improved treatment outcomes with bedaquiline when substituted for second-line injectable agents in multidrug resistant tuberculosis”. Her MMed is supervised by Dr Sean Wasserman and Professor Graeme Meintjes. 

Publication Date:
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 - 12:30