Solar-powered house to compete internationally
Three University of Cape Town (UCT) lecturers are part of Team Mahali, building a net-zero-energy house to compete at Solar Decathlon Africa in Morocco next year.
Mine closures: Addressing the fallout
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Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Three UCT finalists in the 2017/2018 NSTF-South32 Awards

The National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) in partnership with South32 annually honours excellence in science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa. This year, the 20th year of the awards, UCT celebrates three researchers who have made it into the final round.

Publication Date:
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 09:45
Value-added toilet hub wins global sustainability award

Dr Dyllon Randall and his team scooped a global sustainability prize at UNLEASH 2018 with their SaniHive prototype – a self-sustaining toilet hub that recovers value from waste. The innovation has huge potential in urban slums.

Publication Date:
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 09:45
Mqhele Dlodlo appointed VC at NUST

Associate Professor Mqhele Dlodlo has dedicated his life to academic scholarship. Now, as he takes up the role of vice-chancellor at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, he hopes to share his love of learning with a new generation of students.

Publication Date:
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 09:00