Friday, 25 June 2021
Global recognition for UCT’s Department of Construction Economics and Management

The Department of Construction Economics and Management at the University of Cape Town (UCT) has received the International Real Estate Society's (IRES) 2021 Corporate Leadership Award. The award recognises outstanding leadership at international level in support of real estate research and education. It also acknowledges the department’s support of the African Real Estate Society (AfRES).

Publication Date:
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 10:30
National innovation award for UCT engineer’s urine project

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Associate Professor Dyllon Randall has won the South African Institution of Chemical Engineers (SAIChE) 2021 Innovation Award for a project on the development of a fertiliser-producing urinal and urine bio-brick process.

Publication Date:
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 12:30
Simulated satellite camera to aid vegetation monitoring in SA

A master’s student from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) SpaceLab, whose dissertation focuses on how a simulated satellite can aid vegetation monitoring in South Africa, was handpicked to present his paper at the 2021 SpaceOps Conference, the 16th International Conference on Space Operations held virtually last week.

Publication Date:
Wed, 12 May 2021 - 16:15
Earth Day: Cheaper renewable energy a game changer in SA’s emissions targets

Cheaper renewable energy is beginning to change South Africa’s greenhouse gas emissions dramatically, and the prognosis for South Africa’s 2030 climate mitigation targets under the Paris Agreement is that these emissions can be reduced significantly.

Publication Date:
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 - 11:45