The way Wellcome funds is changing to support our new strategy. We’ll support discovery research in any discipline through a simplified set of funding schemes. The new schemes are designed to give researchers across career stages more freedom, time and resource to pursue their ideas and build a better research culture.
Join this webinar to hear more about our new schemes from Alyson Fox, Director of Research Funding and Michael Dunn, Director of Discovery Research.
As a third wave of COVID-19 infections looms, the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Professor Marc Mendelson shared some lessons scientists learned during the second wave. He also sketched a picture of the anticipated third surge and offered some tips and advice on how to prepare.
Preparing to assess and manage ill patients in a clinical setting for the first time can cause considerable stress and anxiety for fourth-year medical students at the University of Cape Town (UCT). But that’s a thing of the past, following the introduction of the Bootcamp Orientation Programme. The initiative was organised by the convenors of the fourth-year Internal Medicine rotation programme and roped in staff from the Department of Medicine in UCT’s Faculty of Health Sciences for support.
Attendees are required to register in order to secure their place and receive the log-in link & password to the live sessions on Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 April (those details will be emailed 48 hours prior to the registrant).
Treating diabetes is possible, yet not nearly enough is being done in South Africa and around the world to win the war on a disease that directly impacts millions of families in the country and globally, said the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Professor Naomi Levitt.