Virtual inaugural lecture by Professor Isabelle Ansorge
Head of Dept. of Oceanography, Prof Isabelle Ansorge will deliver the first Vice-Chancellor’s Inaugural Lecture. The virtual lecture will take place on Wednesday, 14 April 2021 at 6pm through the Microsoft Teams platform.
DEEPICE Project: 15 PHD positions available
The DEEPICE Project calls for applications for 15 fully funded PhD positions (early-stage researcher, ESR) to be filled between July and October 2021.
Association of Polar Early Career Scientists of South Africa – National Committee of APECS International. An organization which focuses on improving communication between young polar researchers on a local and international level.
Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans - Winners
More wonderful news.... Congratulations! Dr. Moagabo Ragoasha for making it on the MG200Young South Africans list in the Science & Technology catergory. An achievement well deserved.
A big round of applause to final year PhD student, Kolisa Sinyanya who will be spearheading the theme Hydrosphere on social media. The first ever Black in Geoscience Week taking place 6th - 12th September 2020.


Saturday, 17 April 2021
NRF Awards 2020

Congratulation! to A/Prof Marcello Vichi who recently received a B2 NRF rating.

The NRF Awards celebrate the work of established scientist and are rated according to the quality and impact of their research over the past 8 years.

Publication Date:
Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 08:45
Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans - Winners 2020

Congratulations! Dr. Moagabo Ragoagsha (postdoctoral lecturer in the Dept. of Oceanography) has made it on the M&G200YoungSouthAfricans list 2020 in the Science & Technology category. She is also the first black South African woman to get a PhD in physical oceanography. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 12:30
UCT's Woman's Day event


Congrats to Dr. Katye Altieri (one of three grantees of the ForWomxnByWomxn scholarship) and Welldone! to her ocean womxn team (Faith February, Kolisa Sinyanya, Sizwekazi Yapi, Wanjiru Thiothi & Thando Mazomba) who participated in UCTs' virtual Womxn's Day event.

Publication Date:
Thu, 20 Aug 2020 - 14:00
World Economic Forum
World Economic Forum's 2020 Young Scientist Community

Congratulations! Dr Sarah Fawcett.

Sarah was honoured by the World Economic Forum to form part of the Class of 2020 Young Scientists,  in recognition of her contribution to cutting-edge research


Publication Date:
Fri, 29 May 2020 - 08:00