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Em Prof Ian Scott
A proud day for Ian Scott and a triumph for Academic Development work
Thu, 02 May 2019 - 17:30

ADP Director, A/Prof Ermien van Pletzen, reflects on the proud moment that Em Prof Ian Scott is awarded an Honorary Doctorate for his life's dedication and contribution to Academic Development. 

Includes links to video excerpts of his citation and graduation.

Conflict leaves children traumatised, anxious – for life
Thu, 29 Aug 2019 - 10:00

In Africa 14.5% of children under the age of 16 are suffering from the effects of violence – both collective and interpersonal violence – resulting in long-term trauma. In the Western Cape the prevalence is 17%, with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affecting 8% of under-16s and generalised anxiety disorder affecting 11%.

Professor Faizel Ismail at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies: Founders' Day Lecture Series
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 - 14:00

Director Designate from the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, Professor Faizel Ismail, recently delivered a lecture at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS): Founders’ Day Lecture Series; the event was held on 26 March 2019.


The Mandela School appoints Advocate Vusi Pikoli and Dr Ian Goldman as new Adjunct Professors
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 07:30

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance is pleased to announce the appointment of Advocate Vusi Pikoli and Dr Ian Goldman as new Adjunct Professors; they are joined by Dr Maria Phalime, Dr Shanil Haricharan and David Schmidt in their appointments as adjunct senior lecturers. 

CUBIC to host next Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Workshop in November
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 - 14:00

The Cape Universities Body Imaging Centre (CUBIC) will host its next 'Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance' workshop from 15 to 17 November 2019.

New Faces at CUBIC
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - 17:30

Dr Tessa Kotze has been appointed as the Director of the PET-CT Suite starting Tuesday, 1 October 2019. Dr Kotze previously headed the Department of Nuclear Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital. She will be joined by Senior Radiographer, Ms Shereen Bejai, who has a vast experience in the field of Nuclear Imaging and Ms Zintle Mdiza, Nuclear Medicine Radiographer.


New addition PET-CT installation has commenced
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - 17:15

The PET-CT project is one significant step closer to completion. Sunday, 15th September 2019 marked the commencement of the installation of the PET-CT Siemens Biograph mCT 64 flow. The scheduled completion of this ambitious project has been set for Friday, 25th October 2019.


CUBIC staff participate in Cape Town Marathon
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - 15:45

CUBIC’s radiographers successfully completed the 10km run in the Cape Town Marathon, which took place on Sunday, 15th September 2019. The trio are looking forward to recruiting fellow colleagues to join them for the next marathon event in the Mother City.

Tania Douglas receives 2019 SAWISA Award in Research and Innovation
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 - 10:00

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

Sign up for the next Research Series at Impilo Junction
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 - 08:00

The Research Series consists of workshops aimed at improving your researching skills. The series will take place every Friday 2-4pm during the semester at Impilo Junction, Health Sciences Library.

Safety Measures at CUBIC
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 16:00

To upgrade the safety of our unit, we have recently put up signs to demarcate the different zones within the MRI department. We urge you to please take note of these and familiarize yourselves with the meaning of these signs.

Africa Month Public Symposium: 10 May 2019
Thu, 02 May 2019 - 08:30

The President of UCT Convocation, Professor Eddy Maloka, together with the African Union’s African Peer Review Mechanism Secretariat (APRM) and the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance invite you to an Africa Month public symposium symposium titled: Interrogating the role of young leaders in Pan-Africanism and regional integration.