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Dr Dorit Hockman (left) and Dr Joseph Raimondo (right)
Dr Dorit Hockman and Dr Joseph Raimondo awarded FLAIR fellowships
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 - 11:00

Congratulations to Dr Dorit Hockman and Dr Joseph Raimondo from the Division of Cell Biology in the Department of Human Biology who have both been awarded recently with prestigious FLAIR fellowships.

Dr Tinashe Mutsvangwa becomes Senior Member of IEEE
Sat, 09 Mar 2019 - 11:00

Congratulations to Dr Tinashe Mutsvangwa for his election as Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Prof Sudesh Sivarasu elected as member of Global Young Academy
Sat, 09 Mar 2019 - 10:00

Congratulations to Prof Sudesh Sivarasu for his recent election as member of the Global Young Academy from May 2019.

2019 Masters and PhD Students of Division of Biomedical Engineering
Welcome to 2019 Students in Division of Biomedical Engineering
Sun, 10 Feb 2019 - 11:00

The Division of Biomedical Engineering welcomes 37 postgraduate students who joined various programmes this year.

Administering drugs via mobile messaging
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 - 13:00

Biomedical engineers from UCT and Osmania University, India, have put their heads together to develop a tool for clinicians to administer medication to their patients remotely using mobile messaging technology.

Prof Tania Douglas awarded with UCT Fellowship
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 - 11:45

Congratulations to Professor Tania Douglas to her induction into UCT's College of Fellows at a graduation ceremony on 14 December 2018.

Congratulations to our Graduates
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 - 10:45

Congratulation to all postgraduate students from the Department of Human Biology who graduated in December 2018 and the best wishes for their future.

Welcome to Dr Adhil Baghwandin
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 - 10:45

Welcome to Dr Adhil Baghwandin who recently joined the Division of Clinical Anatomy and Biological Anthropology as Senior Lecturer.

Congratulations to Ad Hominem Promotions and Merit Awards
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 - 13:45

Congratulations to all staff members of the Department of Human Biology who were successful with their applications for ad hominem promotion and merit awards.

Gizeaddis Simegn receives award at CEST 2018
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 - 08:30

Congratulations to PhD student Gizeaddis Simegn for receiving a travel award from the 7th International Workshop on CEST Imaging.

When ‘Grumpy’ came to university
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 - 09:15

John Dawson, “Grumpy” to his granddaughter, used to joke that donating his body to the University of Cape Town’s medical school was just a ploy to get into university.

Welcome to Dr Ashwin Isaacs
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 - 11:00

The Department of Human Biology welcomes Dr Ashwin Isaacs as Senior Technical Officer in the Division of Cell Biology. Dr Isaacs will oversee the Histology Laboratory.