Tuesday, 28 January 2020
Balancing work, motherhood and studying

Amanda Mtya, a full-time working mother with two young children, is graduating with her MPhil in Construction Management. The title of her thesis is ‘Evaluation of Building Information Modelling (BIM) adoption, capability and maturity within South African consulting and construction firms.’ Her supervisor was A/Prof Abimbola Windapo.

Publication Date:
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 - 13:15
Mining for the Future

How can the mining industry continue to provide the materials that are essential to our lives while also becoming more people- and planet-centred? The Minerals to Metals Initiative at the University of Cape Town (UCT) aims to answer this question through research, education and engagement that unites technical expertise with a wide-ranging interdisciplinary approach.

Publication Date:
Thu, 28 Nov 2019 - 10:15
Graduating in record time

Mathew Dzingai comes from humble beginnings in Gokwe, a rural area in Zimbabwe, about 347 km from Harare. Before he started his formal primary education, he would read novels to his brothers and sisters and was always excited to learn and try new things. Mathew said, “This created a culture of reading and curiosity from a young age. I read a lot of books related to and unrelated to my field.” 

Publication Date:
Mon, 25 Nov 2019 - 16:00
UCT researchers excel at L’Oréal-UNESCO awards

Four women researchers from the University of Cape Town (UCT) were among the seven recognised by the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science South African National Programme for their excellent contributions to science.

Publication Date:
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 - 15:30