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Welcome to new staff member Shirees Benjamin
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 19:15

The Department of Human Biology welcomes Ms Shirees Benjamin who joined the Department on 3 April 2017 and will be working in the Mortuary.

Welcome to Glenrose Manale
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 13:45

The Department of Human Biology welcomes Mrs Glenrose Manale as a new staff member. She joined the Division of Human Nutrition as a Clinical Educator.



CANSA Shavathon at UCT Medical School
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 17:00

Come and support the CANSA Shavathon at UCT Faculty of Health Sciences Main Courtyard on Friday 17 March 2017 9h30-16h30.

Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 19:00

The women scientists and engineers of the Mechanobiology Lab celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February 2017.

Congratulations to all HUB Graduates
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 10:30

Congratulation to all postgraduate students from hte Department of Human Biology who received their degrees during UCT's graduation ceremony on 20 December 2016.

Faculty’s Best Publication Awards Ceremony
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 18:00

The Faculty of Health Sciences recently honoured Dr Jade Peres, Nicole Ellman and Dr David Hume of the Department of Human Biology with the annual Young Investigator’s Best Publication Award.

Congratulations for Ad Hominem Promotions and Merit Awards
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 15:00

Congratulations to the colleagues from the Department of Human Biology who received ad hominem promotions and merit awards: Elizabeth van der Merwe, Dr Charles Slater, Dr Robea Ballo, Dr Tinashe Mutvangwa, Dr Jacqui Friedling and A/Prof Marjanne Senekal.

Mechanobiology Lab Presented at Second SA Nanomedicine HIV/Aids Symposium
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 16:15

Lee Kruse, Tamer Abdalrahman, Absalom Maluleke and Tom Franz attended the 2nd SA Nanomedicine HIV/Aids Symposium in Pretoria on 2 Dec 2016.

Farewell for Mazin Sirry
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 13:15

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 receives UCT Award for Research Visit to Zaman Lab
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 16:00

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.

Best Publication Awards to Dr Jade Peres, David Hume and Nicole Ellman
Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 16:30

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!

African Shoulder Morphometry – Are we different?
Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 13:30

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.