Monday, 27 September 2021
Simulated satellite camera to aid vegetation monitoring in SA

A master’s student from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) SpaceLab, whose dissertation focuses on how a simulated satellite can aid vegetation monitoring in South Africa, was handpicked to present his paper at the 2021 SpaceOps Conference, the 16th International Conference on Space Operations held virtually last week.

Publication Date:
Wed, 12 May 2021 - 16:15
Earth Day: Cheaper renewable energy a game changer in SA’s emissions targets

Cheaper renewable energy is beginning to change South Africa’s greenhouse gas emissions dramatically, and the prognosis for South Africa’s 2030 climate mitigation targets under the Paris Agreement is that these emissions can be reduced significantly.

Publication Date:
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 - 11:45
Top marks for interdisciplinary and collaborative approach

What do you get when you combine the knowledge and work of a supervisor, two bright young students and a PhD candidate from another discipline? In Tobie Steyn and Tyler Kantor’s case, it’s earned them recognition from their department for one of the best papers in their year, and has provided new insight into epidemic modelling.

Publication Date:
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 12:00
UCT’s first-ever Google Research Scholar Program recipients

Two researchers from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment (EBE) have become the institution’s first-ever recipients of search engine giant Google’s Research Scholar Program.

Publication Date:
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 11:30