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Ernesta Meintjes elected as ASSAf Member
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 - 14:45

Prof Ernesta Meintjes election as a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) is prestigious acknowledgement of her indisputable achievements in the pursuit and advancement of magnetic resonance imaging science.

50 Years of Biomedical Engineering
Tue, 01 Oct 2019 - 19:00

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.

Free Open-access Book "Biomedical Engineering for Africa" Published
Wed, 25 Sep 2019 - 13:15

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.

Tania Douglas receives 2019 SAWISA Award in Research and Innovation
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 - 10:00

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

50 Years BME at UCT - Calling all Alumni and Collaborators
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 19:00

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.

Women in the Division of Biomedical Engineering, lets start a conversation ...
Sat, 01 Jun 2019 - 16:00

Come and join us for our very first informal open discussion about your journey in academia.

Congratulations to our April Graduates
Wed, 08 May 2019 - 09:30

Congratulation to all students from the Division of Biomedical Engineering who graduated during UCT's graduation ceremony in April. We wish all graduates success in their further endeavours.

Dr Tinashe Mutsvangwa becomes Senior Member of IEEE
Sat, 09 Mar 2019 - 11:00

Congratulations to Dr Tinashe Mutsvangwa for his election as Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Prof Sudesh Sivarasu elected as member of Global Young Academy
Sat, 09 Mar 2019 - 10:00

Congratulations to Prof Sudesh Sivarasu for his recent election as member of the Global Young Academy from May 2019.

2019 Masters and PhD Students of Division of Biomedical Engineering
Welcome to 2019 Students in Division of Biomedical Engineering
Sun, 10 Feb 2019 - 11:00

The Division of Biomedical Engineering welcomes 37 postgraduate students who joined various programmes this year.

Administering drugs via mobile messaging
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 - 13:00

Biomedical engineers from UCT and Osmania University, India, have put their heads together to develop a tool for clinicians to administer medication to their patients remotely using mobile messaging technology.

Prof Tania Douglas awarded with UCT Fellowship
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 - 11:45

Congratulations to Professor Tania Douglas to her induction into UCT's College of Fellows at a graduation ceremony on 14 December 2018.