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Thursday, 29 June 2017
Welcome to John Nchejane

Welcome to John Nchejane at Mechanobiology Lab as new PhD student. John joins the UCT Three-way PhD Global Partnership Programme "Computational Mechanobiology and Bioengineering towards Cell Therapies for Heart Attack and Heart Failure".

Publication Date:
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 12:00
Congratulations to Drs Fulufhelo Masithulela and Hugo Krynauw

Fulufhelo Masithulela and Hugo Krynauw graduated with a PhD in Cardiovascular Biomechanics during UCT's graduation ceremony on 13 June 2016. Congratulations to Fulu and Hugo for this achievement!

Publication Date:
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 11:30
Fulu Masithulela and Hugo Krynauw to graduate on 13 June 2016

Fulu Masithela and Hugo Krynauw both received excellent examiners' reports for their PhD theses and will be bestowed with the PhD degree during UCT's graduation ceremony on 13 June 2016 at 18h00. You can watch the ceremony as it happens through the live streaming. Congratulations to Fulu and Hugo.

Publication Date:
Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 13:00
Welcome to Chimwemwe Msosa

Chimwemwe Msosa recently joined the Mechanobiology Lab to undertake PhD studies that form part of his professional development as Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Malawi.

Publication Date:
Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 12:45