Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Top marks for interdisciplinary and collaborative approach

What do you get when you combine the knowledge and work of a supervisor, two bright young students and a PhD candidate from another discipline? In Tobie Steyn and Tyler Kantor’s case, it’s earned them recognition from their department for one of the best papers in their year, and has provided new insight into epidemic modelling.

Publication Date:
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 12:00
UCT’s first-ever Google Research Scholar Program recipients

Two researchers from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment (EBE) have become the institution’s first-ever recipients of search engine giant Google’s Research Scholar Program.

Publication Date:
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 11:30
Two new NRF A-ratings for UCT

The University of Cape Town (UCT) recently welcomed two new additions to its growing list of A-rated researchers. They are Professor Michael Claeys from the Department of Chemical Engineering and Professor Giona Tuccini from the Department of Italian Studies.

Publication Date:
Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 15:45
Win-win for municipalities and engineering students’ professional skills

COVID-19 may have shrunk vital vacation work opportunities, essential for some degree requirements, but not for a group of 38 University of Cape Town (UCT) engineering students. Working in virtual teams, they built on UCT’s input into the Data for Municipal Infrastructure Assets (Data4MIA) initiative. In doing so, they gained vital data analysis and project management skills.

Publication Date:
Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 12:30