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Third 100UP Workshop on Biomedical Engineering
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 19:00

The Division of Biomedical Engineering hosted 85 grade-10 pupils from Khayelitsha for the third 100UP Workshop on Biomedical Engineering on 20 October 2018.

Tania Douglas named Quartz Africa Innovator 2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:00

Prof Tania Douglas, SARChI Chair in Biomedical Engineering & Innovation, has been named as one of 30 Quartz Africa Innovators 2018 for driving innovation that revolutionizes healthcare | Read more on Quartz Africa

Calling all 4th year Engineering & Honours Maths and Physics Students
Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 10:15

Do you want to create impact in medicine, health sciences & health care using your engineering, maths or physics skills? Join our 2019 MSc in Biomedical Engineering! Applications close on 30 September 2018. | Apply | More Info: Web or Email

Dr Keri Woods wins best poster prize
Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 09:15

Congratulations to Dr Keri Woods who won a prize for her poster "Functional MRI Analysis of the Auditory Cortex in HIV Infected Children" at the 62nd Annual Academic Day of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University held on 29 August 2018.

BME Outreach Workshop hosted 130 Highschool Learners from SDU's Siyazakha Project
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:15

The Division of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Human Biology hosted 130 Grade-9 high school learners for an outreach workshop on 26 June 2018. This event was organised in collaboration with UCT’s School Development Unit (SDU) and formed part of SDU’s Siyazakha Project.

To Design Better Tech, Understand Context
Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 15:45

Prof Tania Douglas explains in this TED talk how we are often oblivious to the real needs in the pursuit of technology -- and how we can create better solutions with a deeper understanding of the context of the technology's use.

Medical Devices Lab's ZibiPen scoops International Medtech Award
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 14:30

Reloadable adrenaline auto injector 'ZibiPen' developed by the Medical Devices Lab secures 2nd place in the Emerging Medical Innovation Valuation Competition of the Design of Medical Devices Conference in Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Alumnus Prof Mazin Sirry receives STIAS Iso Lomso Fellowship
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 15:15

Congratulations to alumnus Prof Mazin Sirry for receiving a prestigious Iso Lomso Fellowship for Early Career African Researchers from the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study.

Welcome to 2018 Class in PGDipl Healthcare Technology Management
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 16:00

The Division of Biomedical Engineering welcomes the 2018 class of our Postgraduate Diploma in Healthcare Technology Management who completed the first block of courses in February.

Congratulations to our 2017 Graduates
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 13:30

Congratulation to all postgraduate students from our division who graduated in 2017 and best wishes for the adventures ahead.

Emeritus Professor Kit Vaughan elected as new member of ASSAf
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 17:00

Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Kit Vaughan to his recent election as new member of the Academy of Science of South Africa.

Call for Abstracts for Africa-focussed Biomechanics Session at WCB 2018 in Dublin
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 12:15

Your biomechanics research addresses challenges in Africa - then submit an abstract to session "Integration of Global Health and Biomechanics: Addressing the Challenges in Africa" at World Congress of Biomechanics in Dublin, 8-12 July 2018. Deadline: 19 Dec 2017 | Submission | Download call