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Sunday, 9 August 2020
Ubuntu Booth prioritises frontline healthcare workers

With the spirt of ubuntu in mind, a team of academics led by Associate Professor Sudesh Sivarasu in the Division of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Human Biology, put their heads together to develop a special COVID-19 testing station to safeguard healthcare workers at the coalface of the pandemic.

Publication Date:
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 15:30
When crisis cultivates collaboration

One way of viewing a crisis is as an opportunity to pursue and contribute to a better future. For Associate Professor Sudesh Sivarasu and his team of biomedical engineers in the Department of Human Biology, COVID-19 has brought just that: the opportunity to serve the greater good through collaboration and sharing of knowledge.

Publication Date:
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 15:30
UCT breathes LIFE into ventilator solution

The Department of Human Biology's Medical Devices Lab in the Division of Biomedical Engineering has played an integral role in developing a locally manufactured ventilator that has been approved for nationwide rollout to support COVID-19 patients.

Publication Date:
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 18:15
Alumnus Dr Adam van Niekerk finalist for ISMRM I.I. Rabi Young Investigator Award

PhD alumnus Adam van Niekerk was named one of three finalists for the ISMRM I.I. Rabi Young Investigator Award given for original basic science research in magnetic resonance.

Publication Date:
Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 14:15

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