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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. 

PG Showcase 2018
Showcasing Chemistry at the Science PG Showcase 2018
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 - 14:15

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!

Finding funding
Planning to Apply? Don't be caught by bursary deadlines!
Mon, 14 May 2018 - 16:45

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!

Thandokhulu High School
Turning "So near, yet so far" into "Close, and getting closer": the Thandokhulu Science Initiative (ThaScI)
Fri, 11 May 2018 - 15:45

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.

Kelly Chibale
Kelly Chibale in the news: One of Fortune Magazine's 50 World's Greatest Leaders in 2018
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 - 12:30

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

Doctoral Hat-trick at April Graduation
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 - 15:00

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