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
2020 HUB Research Day call for abstracts

Calling all HUB Honours, Masters & PhD students & post-doctoral researchers: Submit your abstract for the 2020 HUB Research Day! Share your research and win a prize! Closing date: 30 Oct | Download call

Publication Date:
Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 17:45
Simple tech solution is an ear saver

MSc student Lara Timm from HUB's Division of Biomedical Engineering calls her ear saver solution the UCT Hearo. It’s a neat and practical design that improves the comfort and fit of face masks worn by frontline medical staff to contain COVID-19.

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Aug 2020 - 15:45
Off-the-shelf tech solutions for Africa

The shortage of ventilators for critical COVID-19 cases has been a challenge worldwide and was taken up by South Africa's National Ventilator Project. The Medical Devices Laboratory OpenAir Ventilation project in HUB's Division of Biomedical Engineering identified the need long before it became critical.

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Aug 2020 - 15:15
Celebrating Women's Day

On 9 Aug 1956, 20,000 women courageously stood against social injustice. Today we celebrate their determination and strength as we continue to fight against inequality, domestic violence and poverty. Happy Women’s Day from all of us in HUB!

Publication Date:
Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 00:15