The IDM has curated a go-to range of reliable information to guide and assist staff and students during this time of crisis. We are continuously updating the various COVID-19 resources listed on our webpage below.
Since the onset of the pandemic in 2020, the evolution of the work of Associate Professor Darren Martin, weaving in computational elements and delving into COVID-19 lineage, has contributed directly and indirectly to the advances made in researching the virus.
“What is a meaningful life?” This is one of the major questions University of Cape Town (UCT) Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health head, Professor Dan Stein, and a panel tried to tackle at a recent in-person and online discussion hosted by the university’s Summer School team at the Neurosciences Institute.
Over 50 million people worldwide live with epilepsy, a neurological disorder that arises from malfunctioning brain networks that result in seizures. Emerging researcher Dr Joseph Raimondo, a senior lecturer in the Department of Human Biology at the University of Cape Town (UCT), is investigating this disorder through his recently awarded Wellcome Trust International Intermediate Fellowship.
A new partnership formed by the H3D Foundation (the H3D-F) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and a global pharmaceutical body is set to ensure and accelerate medicinal drug research and discovery in Africa.