As part of a series of information sessions initiated to encourage and enable CHED academics to share their research online, Jill Claassen and Lena Nyahodza spoke to us this week about the benefits of sharing CHED research via OpenUCT, UCT's institutional repository.
When Tefelo Mathibane received the news that he had been awarded the Santilal Parbhoo Prize for best study project in molecular medicine, he felt like he was dreaming. As surreal as it may be, this is an accustomed reaction for someone who may easily be considered to be living his dream.
Dr Gideon Nomdo has been a Mellon co-ordinator since the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Programme was formally established at UCT in 2002. Having being funded by the Mellon Foundation himself, Nomdo unpacks the idea behind the programme that aims to boost the numbers of black academics at UCT.