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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
Prof Kelly Chibale was named one of Fortune Magazine's 50 World's Greatest Leaders in 2018.
Three of our PhD students were capped at the April Graduation ceremony this year. Congratulations to Antonina, John, and Savannah!
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.
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.