Cancer Biology
Scientists in CNPS are studying the molecular mechanisms underlying cancer with a view to developing novel treatment strategies.
Cellular Neuroscience
Cellular neuroscientists in CNPS are exploring the properties of single brain cells in order to understand system-level phenomena relevant to brain function and dysfunction.
Social Responsiveness
The Department of Human Biology offers regularly open days and job shadowing opportunities for high school learners - to showcase our research and increase attractiveness of careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).
Bone Boxes
Bone samples provide a rich source to study variation in anatomical features
Stroke Rehabilitation
reScribe is a robotic hand exoskeleton developed as a rehabilitation tool for stroke patients to improve fine motor skills through task oriented handwriting therapy
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Sunday, 24 January 2021
HUB sports scientists celebrate Tour de France win

In September Tadej Pogačar won the 2020 Tour de France cycle race. Pogačar is a member of the rising UAE Team Emirates, whose medical team is led by Associate Professor Jeroen Swart and includes several other doctors from the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine in the Department of Human Biology.

Publication Date:
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 - 15:00
Desiree Bowers (left) and Dr Paul Steyn (right)
Ad hominem promotions of Desiree Bowers and Dr Paul Steyn

Congratulations to Desiree Bowers and Dr Paul Steyn to their ad hominem promotions to Principal Technical Officers.

Publication Date:
Fri, 23 Oct 2020 - 16:30
Participate in Prince Laboratory Online CANSA Shavaton 2020

Calling all HUB staff and students to contribute to the online CANSA Shavaton: Donate money to CANSA. Get hairspray can to spray your own hair. Show your exciting hairstyle at the online Shavathon on 2 November 2020. Details to follow. | Flyer


Publication Date:
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 11:30
Congratulations on academic ad hominem promotions

Congratulations to Drs Asfree Gwanyanya, Frances Robertson, Jacqui Friedling, Jeroen Swart and Tinashe Mutsvangwa on their academic ad hominem promotions who acknowledge the outstanding contributions made by these colleagues to the Department, Faculty and University.


Publication Date:
Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 09:30