News of the Department of Human Biology
The Division of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Human Biology hosted 130 Grade-9 high school learners for an outreach workshop on 26 June 2018. This event was organised in collaboration with UCT’s School Development Unit (SDU) and formed part of SDU’s Siyazakha Project.
Welcome to Dr Dorit Hockman has recently been appointed as a Lecturer in the Division of Cell Biology of the Department of Human Biology.
Congratulation to all postgraduate students from the Department of Human Biology who graduated in 2017 and best wishes for the adventures ahead.
Congratulations to Professor Sharon Prince and Emeritus Professor Kit Vaughan to their recent election as new members of the Academy of Science of South Africa.
Congratulations to all staff members of the Department of Human Biology who were successful in their application for ad hominem promotion.
Congratulations to Professors Malcolm Collins and Mike Lambert who will be conferred the status of College Fellows at the end of the year graduations.
Are you interested in what our Division of Cell Biology has to offer? Go to their new web page that has gone live yesterday!
Congratulations to Sudesh Sivarasu from the Division of Biomedical Engineering for receiving the 2017 UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award.
Prof Mazin Sirry, alumnus of the Division of Biomedical Engineering, has been appointed as Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Medical Sciences and Technology in Khartoum, Sudan.
Congratulations to Dr Sudesh Sivarasu from the Division of Biomedical Engineering for being awarded the UCT Deputy Vice Chancellor's Award for Achievement in Innovation.
Congratulating to the Medical Devices Lab led by Dr Sudesh Sivarasu for winning the DST Best Innovation Award 2017 in the category 'Innovation most likely to find markets nationally or internationally' for their technology platform 'Additive Manufactured Medical Devices'.