Monday, 1 June 2020
Trains least safe public transport for women

Although rail offers the cheapest daily commute, trains are the most dangerous mode of public transport for South African women, says an award-winning paper by the University of Cape Town (UCT) transport engineer Professor Marianne Vanderschuren.

Publication Date:
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 - 10:30
One of six from Africa elected to National Academy of Engineering

Professor Sue Harrison has been elected as one of 18 international members to the National Academy of Engineering. She is just one of six from the African continent to be elected to the academy.

Publication Date:
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 - 16:30
Thesis award for top honours graduate

University of Cape Town (UCT) civil engineering honours graduate Mwana Mwale was not only top of the 2019 class, she’s also won second place for her research thesis in the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) National Investigative Project (IP) Showdown.

Publication Date:
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 - 09:30
Improving spatial and visual thinking skills

In January, the Centlivres Building was abuzz with students who had signed up do an intense four-week bridging programme. The programme is offered to students who do not have a design based undergraduate degree, who wish to enter the honours in landscape architecture or the master’s in urban design.

Publication Date:
Thu, 06 Feb 2020 - 08:45