African Researchers Break the Ice




Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Transformation crucial ‘at all levels’ at UCT

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is a “truly great” institution with an excellent reputation and a good history – but to sustain this greatness in the current political and social environment of South Africa, the university must deal practically with the issue of transformation.

Publication Date:
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 - 15:45
Drones add new perspective to geomatics

Geomatics is an applied science with its roots in traditional land surveying. With the advent of technology such as global positioning systems, three-dimensional laser scanning and geographic information systems, it was renamed in the 1990s. But, if a recent drone-based survey of UCT is anything to go by, geomatics is set to take off once more, writes Penny Haw.

Publication Date:
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 - 15:00