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Women in Biomedical Engineering
Our research and courses are attractive to women across disciplines from health care, engineering, physics, mathematics to the humanities and social sciences. Interested in finding out what our female students and researchers motivates? Our...
Statistical Shape Modelling
Statistical shape modelling is becoming an indispensable tool in medical image analysis with applications ranging from surgical planning, morphometric assessment to image segmentation
Stroke Rehabilitation
reScribe is a robotic hand exoskeleton developed as a rehabilitation tool for stroke patients to improve fine motor skills through task oriented handwriting therapy
3D fibre map of the brain from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
Brain Imaging
We use three-dimensional imaging of the brain to find out how HIV therapies affect the brain development in babies and children. You can help! Join our postgraduate programmes in biomedical engineering or neurosciences.
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Sunday, 28 November 2021
Sudesh Sivarasu and Malebogo Ngoepe appointed as UCT Research Centre directors

Congratulations to Associate Professors Sudesh Sivarasu and Malebogo Ngoepe to their recent apointment as directors of the Biomedical Engineering Research Centre and the Centre for Research in Computational and Applied Mechanics at UCT.

Publication Date:
Sat, 11 Sep 2021 - 09:45
portrait of jerry ochola
Welcome to visiting researcher Dr Jerry Ochola

Welcome to Dr Jerry Ochola from Moi University in Kenya to a nine-month research visit to the Mechanobiology Lab funded through an Africa Research Excellence Fund fellowship.

Publication Date:
Wed, 01 Sep 2021 - 11:30
BME PhD student Xolisile Thusini awarded UCT VC Mamokgethi Phakeng scholarship

Ms Xolisile Thusini, PhD student in the Division of Biomedical Engineering under supervision of A/Prof Tinashe Mutsvangwa, has been awarded the 2021 UCT VC Mamokgethi Phakeng scholarship. Congratulations to Xolisile to this outstanding recognition!

Publication Date:
Sun, 13 Jun 2021 - 11:15
Portrait of Prof Tania Douglas on stage durign her TED talk
In memory of Prof Tania Douglas

Prof Tania Douglas passed away on 20 March 2021 following a courageous battle with cancer.

Publication Date:
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 13:30