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2019 Annual Science Postgraduate Showcase
Thu, 25 Jul 2019 - 12:15


UCT annual Science Postgraduate Showcase took place on 25 July this year in the S Baartman Hall.

Chris Barnett - Galaxy Community Conference 2019
Galaxy Community Conference 2019
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 - 12:15

Dr Chris Barnett recently attended the Galaxy Community Conference 2019 in Freiburg, Germany.

Africa Day Lunch - 2019
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 - 13:45

The Department of Chemistry transformation committee recently hosted Africa lunch. This important celebration of UCT’s Africa Month in May is in keeping with UCT’s core objectives to foster a more inclusive society. The Chemistry department has representation from 19 African countries (31 countries in total) amongst its postgraduate student and staff bodies!

UCT Chemistry Department attendees at SACI/RSC Symposium
UCT at SACI/RSC Young Chemists’ Symposium
Mon, 20 May 2019 - 09:45


Ten of our postgraduate students participated in the SACI/RSC Young Chemists’ Symposium, held in May at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

Graduation - April 2019
Graduation - April 2019
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 - 15:15

April Graduation saw our Honours 2018 class being capped, as well as some Master's and PhD graduates.

Student Assistantships: Ingxoxo
R8,000 Student Assistantships: Ingxoxo Physical Chemistry Fundamentals Project
Thu, 28 Mar 2019 - 12:45

Chemistry and Computer Science students please apply!

Prof Egan cutting the ribbon
Lab 7B revamp
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 10:30

Lab 7B was revamped recently and it was celebrated with a grand re-opening!

Professor Susan Bourne
International Science Award for Professor Bourne
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 - 15:00


Professor Susan Bourne has been honoured with a prestigious Distinguished Women in Chemistry award from the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular Modelling: Glycoinformatics
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 - 15:45

The Carbohydrate Vaccine Group, within the Department of Computer Science, University of Cape Town (UCT) is looking to recruit an outstanding candidate for a post-doctoral researcher position. The researcher will work within the High Performance Computing Lab and will be based in Cape Town.

Setting the scene
Welcome Back Day - 2019
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 - 14:15

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.

Larnelle Garnie
2018 Honours Poster Day and Awards
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 - 10:15

Our annual Honours Poster Day took place on 16 November. It is an opportunity for our Honours cohort to show the department what they have been working on during the year, and for our postgraduates to gather and celebrate their achievements.

Chemistry Research Day - 2018
Chemistry Research Day - 2018
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 - 10:45

The Annual Chemistry Research Day was held on 26 July, where an exciting mix of presentations, awards, tours and talks are held to showcase current research in the department.