Climate Mitigation online course
Climate Mitigation in Developing Countries
Free online course presented by Prof Harald Winkler, director of UCT's Energy Research Centre, and colleagues from MAPS programme.
Tamzon Jacobs
Treasures of the earth
Tamzon Jacobs started working in retail at the age of 16 as a way to help support her family. Today she’s working as a process mineralogist on one of the largest copper mines in Zambia, after completing her MSc in chemical engineering.
UCT final year Electrical and Computer Engineering students Wayne Huang, Michael Evans and Kuziwa Sachikonye.
App wins second place in Discovery’s GradHack
"Gobble" an intelligent solution to maintaining a healthy lifestyle won second place in Discovery's illustrious annual GradHack.
11th International Heavy Haul Association conference
2 - 6 September 2017, CTICC, Cape Town


Saturday, 23 July 2016
Professor Sue Harrison

Professor Sue Harrison from the Department of Chemical Engineering  received the 2015/2016 NSTF-South32 Award in the category for engineering capacity development over the last five to ten years. It is awarded to individuals who, over the last five to ten years, demonstrated ding leadership in increasing the participation of young researchers or engineers in their chosen SET fields.

Publication Date:
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 10:00
Ben Biggs

A presentation at the Water Institution of South Africa 2016 Conference by Ben Biggs, an MSc student in the Urban Water Management Research Group, made quite an impression. An article on his presentation ‘A water supply from roads’ appeared in The Mercury.

Publication Date:
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 09:00
Iain Paton and Dr Denis Kalumba

Iain Paton recently made history as the first person to graduate from the newly introduced Professional Masters Degree in Geotechnical Engineering (MGeotech) programme.  Iain’s degree was awarded with distinction and his dissertation entitled An investigation into the geotechnical nature of aeolian coversands in the Knysna area of the Southern Cape. 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 15:00

“Higher education must change the person and it must change their capacity to act in the world, what they can do and how they do it,” says Case, who is based at UCT’s Centre for Research in Engineering and Science Education. Her 2014 book, Researching Student Learning in Higher Education: A social realist approach, has won UCT’s Meritorious Book Award for 2015.

Publication Date:
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 15:30