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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, 23 August 2017
Julie Kohn to defend her PhD at Cornell University

Best wishes for visiting PhD student Julie Kohn who will defend her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University on 24 May 2017.

Publication Date:
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 11:00
ISMRM17 Award for Adam van Niekerk

Congratulations to BME PhD student Adam van Niekerk and co-authors for being awarded an ISMRM Magna Cum Laude Merit Award and one of 200 power pitch presentations selected from 6700 abstracts at recent ISMRM17.

Publication Date:
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 10:45
Dr Jill Fortuin appointed to Ministerial Advisory Committee on eHealth

Dr Jill Fortuin, Lecturer in the Division of Biomedical Engineering, has been appointed by the Minister of Health as a member of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on eHealth.

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 11:30
Medical Device from UCT BME receives TIA PreSeed Grant

A project on a novel adrenaline auto-injector device designed and built in the Medical Devices Lab of the Division of Biomedical Engineering received pre-seed funding from the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA). 

Publication Date:
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 17:30