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
YCS 2018
Young Chemists shine at YCS 2018

The SACI/RSC Young Chemists' Symposium is an annual gathering of Chemistry postgraduates from tertiary institutions in the Western Cape during which they have an opportunity to present their current research.


Publication Date:
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 - 11:45
Worms at home
A Worm Welcome

The Chemistry Department has increased its ranks significantly in the last month.  We now have our very own worm farm...

Publication Date:
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 - 14:30
Water-saving posters
Water Saving - Chemistry doing its bit

The Western Cape water crisis has forced all of us to think carefully about how we use water.  Not only as individuals, but also in the collective context of our work and studies.  To this end, our indomitable Chemical Safety Officer Monique Muller (and the Science Faculty and Chemistry’s official Water Champion) has been getting us all to think carefully about saving - and not only to talk about doing it, but to implement it as well.

Publication Date:
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 - 12:15
Adrien and Ibiye - our 2018 PG reps on the SRC
Our 2018 representatives on the Science Postgrad Students' Council

Congratulations to Ibiye Dagogo and Adrien Ndamyabera, who were recently elected to be the 2018 PG representatives on the Science PG Students' Council.

Publication Date:
Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 12:45