The Mechanobiology Lab gathered over breakfast to bid farewell to Mazin Sirry who will take up an academic position at the University of Medical Sciences and Technology in Khartoum, Sudan.
Ghodeejah Higgins has been awarded a UCT Max & Lillie Sonnenberg Scholarship for a 5-months research visit on cancer mechanobiology to Muhammad Zaman's Laboratory for Molecular & Cellular Dynamics at Boston University.
Dr Jade Peres, David Hume and Nicole Ellman received awards for Best Publication in 2015 from the Faculty of Health Sciences. Congratulations to all three for these excellent achievements!
Congratulations to Roopam Dey and co-authors for receiving the award ‘Best Clinical Study done in Laboratory Setting’ for the presentation ‘African Shoulder Morphometry – Are we different?’ at the Research Day of UCT's Department of Surgery.
The Department of Human Biology hosts the 45th Annual Conference of the Anatomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA) at Club Mykonos near Cape Town from 22 to 26 April, 2017.
“There are a lot of kids that need to have an MRI, but it is a pretty unpleasant experience for them. So knowing that I might be able to help is a really good feeling.”
Dr Sudesh Sivarasu’s path to becoming a clinician-centered inventor of biomedical devices has had its twists and turns.
Dr Tinashe Mutsvangwa has been elected as the inaugural secretary and treasurer of the South African chapter of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.
The Division of Biomedical Engineering held a workshop with 60 grade-10 learners from several secondary schools in Khayelitsha on 10 September 2016 as part of the 100up Project of UCT's School Improvement Initiative.
Prof Ernesta Meintjes' SARChI Chair in Brain Imaging was just renewed for a further 5-year term! This is a confirmation from the South African National Research Foundation and Department of Science and Technology of the excellence of her contributions to science over the last ten years. Congratulations to Ernesta!
Congratulations to Dr Tinashe Mutsvangwa for receiving a three-year Community Engagement Award from the National Research Foundation. The award will strengthen Tinashe's engaged scholarship activities with the Neighbourhood Old Age Home (NOAH) in Cape Town.
The Sports Injury Clinic, a first in South Africa, at Groote Schuur Hospital aims at providing sports injury rehabilitation services to the public.