Cancer Biology
Scientists in the Division of Cell Biology are studying the molecular mechanisms underlying cancer with a view to developing novel treatment strategies.
Cellular Neuroscience
Cellular neuroscientists in the Division of Cell Biology 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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Thursday, 9 July 2020
Five questions with Dorit Hockman, developmental biologist

Dr Dorit Hockman’s career to date has taken a full circle: starting with her undergraduate and master’s degrees at the University of Cape Town, continuing her research at institutions in the United Kingdom – and back again.

Publication Date:
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - 15:30
Tania Douglas receives 2019 SAWISA Award in Research and Innovation

Congratulations to Prof Tania Douglas for receiving the 2019 South African Women in Science Award as Distinguished Woman Scientist in Research and Innovation!

Publication Date:
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 - 10:00
50 Years BME at UCT - Calling all Alumni and Collaborators

All alumni and collaborators of the Division of Biomedical Engineering are invited to celebrate with us 50 years Biomedical Engineering at the University of Cape Town on 19 September 2019.

Publication Date:
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 19:00
HUB members amongst the 2019 Mail & Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans

Congratulations to Dr Sharief Hendricks and Warren Lucas from the Department of Human Biology who feature amongst the 2019 Mail & Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans.

Publication Date:
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 - 17:45