African Women in Data Science: 8-10 March 2022
This is a free online event open to anyone across Africa. Conference (8th March) - The Hackathon (9th-10th March) will only be open to women in SKA African Partner Countries. DEADLINE to register: 31 January 2022
Comments to the recent combo of wave heights in Cape Town
UCT physical oceanographer Mathieu Rouault said what was unusual about Wednesday’s waves was their swell direction and PhD student Marc de Vos further explains the rare occurrence based on scientific data.
SA’s first black observational ocean biogeochemist
PhD graduand from the Dept of Oceanography is SA's first black observational ocean biogeochemist
ICTP Prize winner 2021 - Dr Rondrotiana Barimalala
The 2021 ICTP Prize is awarded to Rondrotiana Barimalala for her outstanding and pioneering contributions that have advanced our understanding of the role of the Indian Ocean on the climate of Madagascar and southern Africa and its response to...
MARiS Postdoc opportunity
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Observations and Modelling of Polar Aerosols at the Marine and Antarctic Research Centre for Innovation and Sustainability (MARIS), University of Cape Town


Thursday, 27 January 2022
Large waves batter Cape Town shores a 'one-in-twenty-year event

What caused this unusual event - The high swells seen along the coastline on Wednesday, was the large waves related to recent seismic events near Tonga?

Publication Date:
Fri, 21 Jan 2022 - 17:30
2021 Africa Award for Research Excellence in Ocean Sciences: Dr Marjolaine Krug

Honorary Research Associate, Dr. Marjolaine Krug from the Dept of Oceanography is the recipient of the 2021 Africa Award for Research Excellence in Ocean Sciences

Publication Date:
Fri, 17 Dec 2021 - 23:45
SA’s first black observational ocean biogeochemist

When Mhlangabezi Mdutyana graduates with his PhD from UCT, he will make history as South Africa’s first black observational ocean biogeochemist.

Publication Date:
Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 07:00
ICTP Prize winner 2021 - Rondrotiana Barimalala

Congratualtions to Dr. Barimalala who receives the highly prestigious ICTP  Prize Award 2021 (International Center for Theoretical Physics)

Publication Date:
Sun, 12 Dec 2021 - 11:00