African Researchers Break the Ice




Tuesday, 23 July 2019
EBE graduate wins the prestigious Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Neo Hutiri, a 2010 UCT electrical engineer graduate has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s 2019 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. He is the first South African to win the prestigious Africa Prize.

Publication Date:
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 10:30
Green cities or concrete jungles?

In the face of unprecedented population growth coupled with rapid urbanisation rates, South African cities are shouldering an increasingly heavy burden of ensuring that all citizens have access to clean water – a basic human right. With large areas of the country plagued by drought, this is no easy task.

Publication Date:
Tue, 04 Jun 2019 - 16:30
Nine UCT researchers among NSTF-South32 Awards finalists

This year, nine University of Cape Town (UCT) researchers, in a total of 14 categories, have made it to the final round of the NSTF-South32 Awards, which the National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) considers the ‘Science Oscars’. The NSTF-South32 Awards are held annually to celebrate South Africans who make outstanding contributions in science, engineering and technology.

Publication Date:
Thu, 30 May 2019 - 13:30
UCT prof co-authors award-winning book

A book reflecting a University of Cape Town (UCT) academic’s research into the lives of people living in Rwanda more than two decades after the 1994 genocide has been named the winner of the Book Award in the Environmental Design Research Association’s (EDRA) 2019 Great Places Awards.

Publication Date:
Thu, 30 May 2019 - 13:30