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Saturday, 20 April 2019
Super student soars to new heights

Richard Burman, a UCT graduate, who has a MBChB, Honours and MSc with distinction to his name, all of which was achieved in just seven short years,  has recently been awarded a fellowship at Oxford.

We took some time to catch up with Richard to find out how his journey started and what his future holds.

Publication Date:
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 09:15
New horizons, future collaborations: connecting the hemispheres in Neuroscience Research

After six wonderful years as a Lecturer in Neuroimaging at the UCT Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health – and about 65 publications later – Dr. Samantha Brooks is looking ahead to joining the bright lights of Liverpool UK, later this year. Dr. Brooks will commence a tenure- track Senior Lectureship position in Cognitive Neuroscience, in her home country, at Liverpool...

Publication Date:
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 - 18:15
PhD awarded for mental health training and education research

Addiction research is a rapidly growing area of neuroscience, and is highly relevant to the South African context. We have the world’s highest prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome, and methamphetamine psychosis accounts for a significant proportion of inpatient psychiatric admissions. UCT Neuroscience Institute work on addictions ranges from basic neuroscience, through to clinical research (e.g. on brain imaging), and on to public health research.

Publication Date:
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 - 18:15
Top research prize for Prof Mark Solms

UCT’s Professor Mark Solms has been awarded the prestigious Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award, which is considered to be the pre-eminent research prize on the African continent.

Publication Date:
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 - 18:15