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Friday, 24 May 2019
Atop Africa’s longest suspension bridge

Emeritus Professor Mark Alexander had always wanted to stand on top of a suspension bridge, just to soak in the combined forces of nature and structural engineering, the massive arcs of steel cable looping between pylons, mimicking the shape of a spider’s web, or a necklace around a woman’s neck.

Publication Date:
Tue, 07 May 2019 - 08:30
Inaugural African fellowships for young UCT scholars

Seven young University of Cape Town (UCT) scholars are among the inaugural 2019 cohort of Future Leaders – African Independent Research (FLAIR) Fellows. FLAIR Fellowships are awarded to talented African early-career researchers who have the potential to become leaders in their fields.

Publication Date:
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 - 12:15
Students continue winning tradition at Greenovate

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Civil Engineering department made it two out of two while the Construction Economics and Management department chalked up their fourth consecutive win at the prestigious Greenovate Awards for final-year students.

Publication Date:
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 - 14:45
Sasol’s partnership saves UCT water

In 2008, a partnership between Sasol and the University of Cape Town’s Catalysis Institute yielded the invention of the Magnetometer, a device that adds great value to research in a variety of fields including nano-technology.

Publication Date:
Fri, 24 May 2019 - 09:15

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