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VC Concert 2014
View our latest photo essay on UCT's annual Vice-Chancellor's Concert.

NOTICE

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EVENTS

An Introduction to Teaching and Learning in the Cloud using Google Apps, Add-ons and Scripts
22 Aug

2nd International Symposium and Workshop of the Global Green Chemistry Centres (G2C2)
24 Aug - 26 Aug

Collaborative Mind and Concept Mapping in the Cloud with Google Drive
25 Aug

Knowledge Democracy: Reclaiming Voice for All, by Dr Rajesh Tandon
26 Aug

Jus ante Bellum, the Responsibility to Protect and the Cosmopolitan Approach to Humanitarian Intervention
26 Aug

Bionic Learning Network - Inspired by nature
26 Aug

Culture and Human Rights: Culture as facilitator, culture as inhibitor of human rights?
26 Aug

1994: The Bloody Miracle film screening
26 Aug

Live Art Festival
27 Aug - 06 Sep

Teaching & Learning with Google Spreadsheets, Forms and Presentations
27 Aug

IN THE NEWS


Friday, 22 August 2014

Ikeys regain the Vino Varsity trophy

Vino Varsity ChallengeThe skies were clear blue last Friday afternoon as the Ikeys were crowned the 6th Vino Varsity Challenge Champions for 2014 in the annual competition hosted by Backsberg.

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Students hone business skills at FLUX

Flux

Described as a combination of television programmes The Apprentice and Dragon's Den, UCT FLUX saw 24 teams, consisting of six people each, compete across two days to come up with business solutions to local challenges.

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Do gender dynamics really matter in continuing the work of liberation?

Zethu Matebeni

At a Gender-in-Dialogue event, hosted as part of the 12th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture Series in August, UCT researcher Zethu Matebeni spoke movingly about the importance of gender justice in the continuing work of liberation.

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Four Women in Science winners in 2014

WISA

Four UCT scientists – Professor Genevieve Langdon and Associate Professor Michelle Kuttel as well as PhD students Kwezikazi Mkentane and Maletsabisa Molapo – have been recognised by the Department of Science and Technology as part of the 2014 Women in Science Awards.

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Learning to fly: lessons from computational fluid dynamics

Prof Arnaud Malan

Aeroplanes with flexible wings that withstand the strain of turbulence and indestructible tubes that ensure arteries stay open. These are just a few of the innovations that computational fluid dynamics (CFD) technology may be able to ensure – and a UCT professor and his team are at the forefront of this high-tech development.

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Colloquium, film mark crystallography pioneer's 'extraordinary life'

Prof RW JamesFormer UCT physics professor RW James is the link between two key events this year: the International Year of Crystallography and the centenary of Ernest Shackleton's doomed Antarctic expedition. The physics department will host a colloquium and will screen a film to mark these milestones.

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