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.
Two groups at the University of Cape Town (UCT) have been awarded grants by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) to expand access to and expertise in bioimaging and microscopy throughout Africa. These three-year grants will enable the Electron Microscope Unit and the African BioImaging Consortium, both based at UCT, to invest in education, training and networking opportunities to serve the scientific community throughout the continent.
“You are the university’s elders,” University of Cape Town (UCT) Vice-Chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng said in her address to welcome nine inductees to the UCT College of Fellows on 3 November. Her two challenges to the inductees centred on the university’s Vision 2030 and its massive transformative purpose to unleash human potential for a fair and just society.
The University of Cape Town (UCT) has been placed 109th in the 2022 US News & World Report Best Global Universities Rankings. UCT was also ranked in the top 100 for five subjects, including an outstanding position well within the top 20 for infectious diseases.