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Alumnus Dr Fulufhelo Nemavhola promoted to Associate Professor
Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 13:45

Congratulations to our PhD alumnus Dr Fulufhelo Nemavhola for his ad hominem promotion to Associate Professor at the University of South Africa.

Call for Abstracts for Africa-focussed Biomechanics Session at WCB 2018 in Dublin
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 12:15

Your biomechanics research addresses challenges in Africa - then submit an abstract to session "Integration of Global Health and Biomechanics: Addressing the Challenges in Africa" at World Congress of Biomechanics in Dublin, 8-12 July 2018. Deadline: 19 Dec 2017 | Submission | Download call

Alumnus Mazin Sirry appointed as HOD Department of Biomedical Engineering at UMST Khartoum
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 10:15

Prof Mazin Sirry, alumnus of the Division of Biomedical Engineering, has been appointed as Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Medical Sciences and Technology in Khartoum, Sudan.

Lee Kruse receives 2nd prize for oral presentation at HUB/IBMS/PAT Research Day
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 12:30

Congratulations to Lee Kruse who was awarded the 2nd prize for oral presentation "Mathematical modelling of early stage engulfment of HIV into host cells" at the HUB/IBMS/PAT Postgraduate Research Day held on 27 Sep 2017.

Dr Malebogo Ngoepe receives Iso Lomso Fellowship
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 17:30

Congratulations to Dr Malebogo Ngoepe for receiving an Iso Lomso Fellowship for Early-career African Researchers.

Julie Kohn to defend her PhD at Cornell University
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 11:00

Best wishes for visiting PhD student Julie Kohn who will defend her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University on 24 May 2017.

Cape Town March for Science
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 10:30

Join the Cape Town Satellite March for Science this Saturday 22 April 10h30 at the Observatory Swimming Pool, Willow Rd, Observatory

Farewell for Andie De Villiers
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:30

We bid farewell to (soon to be Dr) Andie De Villiers who left the Mechanobiology Lab on 31 March to take up a faculty position in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Stellenbosch University.

Ending and New Start for Lee Kruse
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00

Congratulations to Lee Kruse for the submission of her Masters dissertation and start of her PhD studies.

CANSA Shavathon at UCT Medical School
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 17:00

Come and support the CANSA Shavathon at UCT Faculty of Health Sciences Main Courtyard on Friday 17 March 2017 9h30-16h30.