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.
Appointment of new lecture: Dr Moagabo Rogoasha
Wellcome to Dr Moagabo Rogasha, our newest lecturer in the Oceanography Dept.
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.


Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Earth Day: All-UCT trio of Atlantic ambassadors

Oceanography post graduate students, Kirstin Petzer & Thando Mazomba are two of the ALL-UCT trio of ambassadors. The only South Africans among the new cohort, to be part of the All-Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance (AANCHOR) project.

Publication Date:
Mon, 10 May 2021 - 12:30
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 Ragoasha (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


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

Publication Date:
Thu, 20 Aug 2020 - 14:00