Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Boost for electrolyser technology development towards commercialisation

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Electrolyser Research Group within the HySA Catalysis Competence Centre has secured almost R3 million from Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) for a two-year project to advance its electrolyser catalyst-coated membranes (CCMs) used for hydrogen production.

Publication Date:
Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 15:00
Diseased livestock: infrared system’s early warning

Like humans, animals are threatened by deadly pandemics that spread quickly and, in the case of commercial livestock, decimate herds and flocks. But an inexpensive early warning diagnostic tool developed by the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Professor Amit Mishra and start-up company 3DIMO holds hope for small- and medium-scale livestock farmers, many of whom are black women.

Publication Date:
Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 13:30
TLC2020: construction students hungry for 4IR-driven education

In line with the growth of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), the demand for digital and smart technology-based education related to the built environment is growing, driven by the demand from all industry stakeholders. And students at the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Department of Construction Economics and Management in the Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment are hungry for a curriculum driven by the 4IR, said Dr Alireza Moghayedi.

Publication Date:
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 - 16:15
Videos unpack intricacies of land administration in SA

An inter-institutional collaboration between the University of Cape Town (UCT) and the University of the Western Cape (UWC) – with input from civil society – has delivered videos that unpack the multiple layers associated with land administration in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 - 16:00