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
Precious Mahlalela featuring in Daily Maverick

Daily Maverick highlights Precious Mahlalela's  PhD research: Understanding why rainfall patterns are changing could help predict how droughts will affect parts of South Africa, particularly the Eastern Cape

Publication Date:
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 09:45
World Environment Day: Liisa Shangheta's inland-to-sea journey

Oceanography masters graduand, Liisa Shangheta - looking at ways to protect and educate people about the basics of the ocean.

Publication Date:
Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 09:15
Earth Day: All-UCT trio of Atlantic ambassadors

Oceanography postgrads, Kirstin Petzer and Thando Mazomba,  two of the ALL-UCT trio of ambassadors are 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