African Researchers Break the Ice




Tuesday, 25 June 2019
Excellence Award for research into plastic marine pollution

An engineering approach to the issue of plastic marine pollution has received the 2019 Excellence in Academia PETCO Award.

Publication Date:
Fri, 21 Jun 2019 - 14:00
Tackling child safety on SA’s roads

Two University of Cape Town (UCT) researchers have joined forces, combining their diverse expertise in a bid to reduce child injuries and fatalities on South Africa’s roads.

Publication Date:
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 14:15
Goal setting got him his PhD in record time

Malibongwe Manono is an extraordinary young man. He grew up in Khayelitsha with his family and went to school there except for a short stint from Grade 3 to Grade 9 when he attended school in Willowvale in the Eastern Cape. He returned to Cape Town in 2003 and joined the Joe Slovo Engineering High School for Grade 10 to Grade 12. 

Publication Date:
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 11:00
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