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The Periodic Tables 4 New Elements
The Periodic Table’s Four New Elements
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 - 08:30

If you take even the slightest interest in chemistry news, you’ll probably already have heard about the official confirmation of the discovery of four new elements, which even achieved widespread coverage in mainstream news outlets. So what do we actually know about these new elements?

Secretaries Day 2015
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 - 16:00

The Administrative staff was spoiled on Secretaries Day

Francoise Amombo Noa at the Cambridge Structural Database stand
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 - 16:00

The CSD staff were delighted to meet Francoise as she is a co-author on the 750 000th crystal structure to be added to the database.

Husband and Wife Graduate with PhDs in Chemistry together
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 - 14:45

Married Couple Ahmed Hammouda and Fatin Elmagbari are graduating with their PhD's in Chemistry in June. Not only have they achieved their PhD's together, but they also produced a baby during their studies.

SHAWCO schools project visited the Chemistry labs
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 - 14:45
About 300 Grade 12 learners from the Shawco Saturday School and Shawco Shine programmes visited the first year labs from 29 June till 2 July 2015.
Honours Class of 2015
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 - 14:45

The Chemistry Honours Class of 2015

Africa Day 2015
Mon, 25 May 2015 - 14:45

Chemistry Department celebrated Africa Day with delicious traditional food.

Young Spectroscopy Symposium Winner
Wed, 13 May 2015 - 14:45

The Young Spectroscopy Symposium was held recently. 

Chemistry Open Day 2015
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 - 14:45

The Chemistry display was buzzing on Open Day. Hundreds of scholars were entertained with activities such as distillation of coke, making ice-cream using liquid nitrogen, molecular models and slime making. 

Winners, judges and organisers of the Young Chemists' Symposium
SACI/RSC Western Cape Young Chemists’ Symposium 2014
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 - 14:15
On 23 October, over 100 postgraduate students from across the Cape’s four tertiary institutions – Stellenbosch University (SU), the University of the Western Cape (UWC), the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) – descended on UCT’s Chemistry Department for the SACI/RSC Western Cape Young Chemists’ Symposium.