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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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Wednesday, 1 April 2020
50 Years of Biomedical Engineering

While a feat of vision, engineering and innovation was putting men on the moon in 1969, at the tip of Africa, at the University of Cape Town (UCT), a nascent centre of engineering and innovation was being born.

Publication Date:
Tue, 01 Oct 2019 - 19:00
Free Open-access Book "Biomedical Engineering for Africa" Published

The field of biomedical engineering is central to health technology innovation. In response to the need for biomedical engineering capacity in Africa, a free open-access e-book "Biomedical Engineering for Africa" edited by Prof Tania Douglas has recently be published.

Publication Date:
Wed, 25 Sep 2019 - 13:15
Tania Douglas receives 2019 SAWISA Award in Research and Innovation

Congratulations to Prof Tania Douglas for receiving the 2019 South African Women in Science Award as Distinguished Woman Scientist in Research and Innovation!

Publication Date:
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 - 10:00
50 Years BME at UCT - Calling all Alumni and Collaborators

All alumni and collaborators of the Division of Biomedical Engineering are invited to celebrate with us 50 years Biomedical Engineering at the University of Cape Town on 19 September 2019.

Publication Date:
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 19:00