Latest News of the Division of Biomedical Engineering
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Congratulation to all postgraduate students from our division who graduated in 2017 and best wishes for the adventures ahead.
Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Kit Vaughan to his recent election as new member of the Academy of Science of South Africa.
Paper "White Matter Abnormalities in Children with HIV Infection and Exposure" by Marcin Jankiewicz and colleagues attracts instantaneous media attention in ScienceDaily.
Congratulations to Sudesh Sivarasu from the Division of Biomedical Engineering for receiving the 2017 UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award.
News and Views "Building needs-based healthcare technology competencies across Africa" by Tania Dogulas and coauthors published in South African Journal of Science.
Study on Longitudinal increases of brain metabolite levels in 5-10 year old children by Martha Holmes, Ernesta Meintjes and co-autors published in Plos ONE.