Professor Susan Bourne
International Science Award for Professor Bourne
Professor Susan Bourne has been honoured with a prestigious Distinguished Women in Chemistry award from the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).
Welcome Back - 2019
Our academic year started with a Welcome Back function at the Gardens Bowling Club. Also a chance to greet our new Honours students and any other new postgrads and staff.
Finding funding
Planning to Apply? Don't be caught by bursary deadlines!
Many funding deadlines start falling due from mid-year for the next year's studies. This includes the NRF Freestanding, Innovation and Scarce Skills Masters and Doctoral Scholarships. Be sure to catch these before it's too late!
Larnelle Garnie
Honours Poster Day - 2018
Our annual Honours Poster Day is an opportunity for our Honours students to show the department what they have been working on during the year, and for our postgraduates to gather and celebrate their achievements.
Science PG Showcase 2018
Showcasing Chemistry at the Science PG Showcase 2018
Our busy stand at the 2018 UCT Postgraduate Showcase - a great opportunity to show Undergrads what we're all about and that Chemistry is the place to be!
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Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Thandokhulu High School
Turning "So near, yet so far" into "Close, and getting closer": the Thandokhulu Science Initiative (ThaScI)

UCT Chemistry Department staff and Science postgrad students are taking time out to take part in the new Thandokhulu Science Initiative (ThaScI), which aims to assist learners at Thandokhulu High School (THS) with their Science Curricula.

Publication Date:
Fri, 11 May 2018 - 15:45
Kelly Chibale
Kelly Chibale in the news: One of Fortune Magazine's 50 World's Greatest Leaders in 2018

Prof Kelly Chibale was named one of Fortune Magazine's 50 World's Greatest Leaders in 2018.

Publication Date:
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 - 12:30
Doctoral Hat-trick at April Graduation

Three of our PhD students were capped at the April Graduation ceremony this year.  Congratulations to Antonina, John, and Savannah!

Publication Date:
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 - 15:00
Honours Class of '17
Honours' honours at April Grad - better late than never!

They had to wait a few months more than usual due to the end-year grad being re-scheduled to this year, but this didn't dampen any spirits as another jubilant Honours class came to be capped at the April Graduation.


Publication Date:
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 - 10:45