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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%.

CUBIC PET-CT receives EARL accreditation
Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 09:30

CUBIC PET-CT, BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING Scanner: Siemens Biograph mCT is granted accreditation according to the requirements and specifications indicated in the EARL PET/CT accreditation manual for the 18F standards 1. program.

CUBIC's senior nuclear medicine radiographer, Shereen Bejai, presents at the 19th Biennial Congress of the SASNM
Tue, 16 Feb 2021 - 16:30

Shereen Bejai, CUBIC’s senior nuclear medicine radiographer, was invited to present at the 19th Biennial Congress of the South African Society for Nuclear Medicine (SASNM), conducted virtually from 11th to 14th February 2021. Her presentation reflects some of the work done at our new PET-CT facility, strengthening UCT’s research capabilities in this field.

 

The Hub Connexion: The Magnetic Charm of Inventor Adam
Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 14:00

Earlier this year HUB alumnus Adam van Niekerk won the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) I.I. Rabi Young Investigator Award. Adam did his PhD in biomedical engineering under Prof Ernesta Meintjes graduating in 2019 before taking up a postdoctoral post at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden.

CUBIC's Head Radiographer to present at "how-to" virtual meeting on abstract submission
Fri, 06 Nov 2020 - 12:15

CUBIC's Head radiographer, Petty Samuels, has been invited by the Virtual Meetings Program Committee to give a presentation on “Tips and Tricks for creating an SMRT Award Winning Abstract”. 

Adam van Niekerk honoured with ISMRM 2020 Young Investigator Award
Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 21:00

Adam Van Niekerk was honoured with the ISMRM 2020 Young Investigator Award for his PhD work at CUBIC published in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine: "Toward "plug and play" prospective motion correction for MRI by combining observations of the time varying gradient and static vector fields". 
 

Congratulations to alumnus Adam van Niekerk nominated for ISMRM Young Investigator Award
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 - 18:30

Alumnus Adam van Niekerk is named as one of three finalists for the ISMRM I.I. Rabi Young Investigator Award given for original basic science research in magnetic resonance. 

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. 

The Hub Connexion: The Magnetic Charm of Inventor Adam
Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 14:00

Earlier this year HUB alumnus Adam van Niekerk won the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
(ISMRM) I.I. Rabi Young Investigator Award. Adam did his PhD in biomedical engineering under Prof Ernesta
Meintjes graduating in 2019 before taking up a postdoctoral post at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden.

CUBIC Segway-Tour Team Building
Thu, 05 Mar 2020 - 15:00

While the CUBIC MRI needed some maintenance, the combined CUBIC team used the down-time time to strengthen the team spirit. The afternoon started with a Segway-Tour through the beautiful Spier Estate vineyards. 

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