African Researchers Break the Ice




Sunday, 19 May 2019
Levelling the maths, physics playing field

South Africa continues to face a dearth of qualified engineers, and a final-year mechanical engineering student in UCT’s Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment (EBE) says he not only knows why, he’s also doing something about it.

Publication Date:
Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 08:15
UCT welcomes Professor Stephane Hess

International expert on choice modelling, Professor Stephane Hess, has joined UCT as an honorary professor. He explains how choice modelling can help address crucial issues in transport, health and education.

Publication Date:
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 - 13:00
‘Progressive’ new water strategy for Cape Town

As Cape Town prepares to transition to a water-sensitive city, the new water strategy ­– now open for public comment – appears to position ordinary citizens, already well acquainted with the narrative of “Day Zero”, as key to its success.

Publication Date:
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 - 09:00
How a rock and gold-plated watch swayed a research career

Professor Aubrey Mainza’s career has shifted from thoughts of studying medicine in Zambia to becoming a renowned researcher in mineral processing and metallurgy in South Africa. Now his work focuses on improving the efficiency of major mining operations around the world.

Publication Date:
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 - 11:15