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PhD student, Doaa Ali, receives award for research excellence
Chemistry PhD student, Doaa Ali, has been honoured for research excellence by the prestigious L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa programme.
IUPAC Global Women’s Breakfast 2020
The third Global Women's Breakfast took place at Rhodes Memorial in February, attended by chemists from UCT, Stellenbosch, UWC and CPUT.
2019 Inter-departmental PG Soccer Tournament
An enthusiastic team of Chemistry postgraduates won a fiercely contested inter-departmental soccer tournament held on 18 November at the UCT Sports Centre.
2019 Honours Poster Day
Our Honours Poster Day took place on 22 November. This is one of the highlights of our annual postgraduate calendar, when our Honours students present their research for the year to the department and panel of examiners.
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Monday, 21 June 2021
Chris Barnett - Galaxy Community Conference 2019
Galaxy Community Conference 2019

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

Publication Date:
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 - 12:15
Africa Day Lunch - 2019

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!

Publication Date:
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 - 13:45
UCT Chemistry Department attendees at SACI/RSC Symposium
UCT at SACI/RSC Young Chemists’ Symposium


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

Publication Date:
Mon, 20 May 2019 - 09:45
Graduation - April 2019
Graduation - April 2019

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

Publication Date:
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 - 15:15