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Latest News of the Division of Biomedical Engineering

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.

Congratulations to our Graduates
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 - 11:00

Congratulation to all postgraduate students from the Division of Biomedical Engineering who graduated in December 2018 and the best wishes for their future.

Two divisional staff members successful in ad hominem promotions
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 - 14:00

Congratulations to Dr Marcin Jankiewicz and Dr Martha Holmes to their ad hominem promotions to Senior Research Officers.

Gizeaddis Simegn receives award at CEST 2018
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 - 08:30

Congratulations to PhD student Gizeaddis Simegn for receiving a travel award from the 7th International Workshop on CEST Imaging.

Third 100UP Workshop on Biomedical Engineering
Sat, 20 Oct 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
Sat, 22 Sep 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
Sat, 01 Sep 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
Sat, 01 Sep 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
Fri, 29 Jun 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
Sun, 20 May 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.

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