UCT medical student Jessica Pollock’s win in the Safari Half Marathon was just the latest arrow in an impressive athletic quiver.
Can I ask that you send this to your academic staff who may be interested in collaborating with us in a forensic science / pathology project for our Masters students; or interested in co-supervising such a project. As you know there are forensic aspects to all disciplines, for example, procedure related deaths (Section 56 of the Health Professions Amendment Act), trauma deaths, maternal mortality, child deaths, molecular autopsies, post mortem imaging / virtopsy, OP poisoning, etc.
In 2017 there will be 12 new awards valued at R75,000 each. These will be distributed as follows:
University of Cape Town
The Institute of Infectious Disease & Molecular Medicine
invites you to attend a
Seminar on Wednesday, 24th May at 13h00-14h00
Wolfson Pavilion Lecture Theatre
HeFSSA has established an annual “HeFSSA Travel Award”. This award will hopefully help enhance local expertise and interest in heart failure in South Africa. We hope that knowledge gained will be shared through appropriate channels with local colleagues.
UCT researchers, through global collaboration, have identified a new gene that is a major cause of sudden death among young people and athletes.
Professor Karen Sliwa’s career has been characterised by chance and a lack of convention, and she has now broken convention again: she is the first woman and the first person from Africa to be elected as president of the World Heart Federation.
for his work in better understanding cardiovascular disease, particularly in an African setting
In October 2015, the Deputy Vice Chancellor Francis Peterson , Prof Lionel Opie and multiple researchers from different Institutions in the Western Cape gathered together to celebrate the opening of the new Lionel Opie Preclinical Imaging Core Facility at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town,
At a ceremony on Tuesday 13 October, UCT announced the names of six new fellows – permanent academic staff who are being recognised by UCT Council for distinguished academic work.
Five UCT scholars were celebrated at the Academy of Science of South Africa’s annual award ceremony on 14 October in Stellenbosch.
Africa is likely to see a rise in dementia over the next decades. This is for two reasons: its ageing population, an increase in non-communicable diseases and the effects of the HIV pandemic.- Article by Celeste De Jager