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Latest News of the Division of Biomedical Engineering

Calls for 2018 NRF and DAAD-NRF In Country Postgraduate Scholarships Opened
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 12:30

Do you consider studying in the Division of Biomedical Engineering in 2018? If the answer is 'yes', please read on.

Save the Date: Healthcare Technology Conference
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 10:45

Save the Date for the Healthcare Technology Conference - 28 & 29 November 2017

Join our 2018 MSc Biomedical Engineering Programme
Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 11:45

Are you interested in applying your skills in engineering or quantitative sciences to healthcare? Join our 2018 MSc Biomedical Engineering Programme! More Info | Apply Online | Scholarship Opportunities

Apply: 2018 Bursaries for MPhil in Health Innovation
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 17:30

Bursaries are offered for our 2018 MPhil Programme in Health Innovation | All disciplines are eligible | Apply and join us next year.

Cara Mills, Lee Kruse and Rofhiwa Seletani receive distinctions
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 10:45

Congratulations to Cara Mills (nee Swanepoel), Lee Kruse and Rofhiwa Seletani for receiving distinctions for their Master's dissertations.


Julie Kohn to defend her PhD at Cornell University
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 11:00

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

ISMRM17 Award for Adam van Niekerk
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 10:45

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.

Dr Jill Fortuin appointed to Ministerial Advisory Committee on eHealth
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 11:30

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.

Medical Device from UCT BME receives TIA PreSeed Grant
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 17:30

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). 

Congratulations to our Graduates
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 17:15

The Division of Biomedical Engineering congratulates all postgraduate students of the division who graduated in the graduation ceremony on Friday 5 May 2017.

Cape Town March for Science
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 10:30

Join the Cape Town Satellite March for Science this Saturday 22 April 10h30 at the Observatory Swimming Pool, Willow Rd, Observatory

Farewell for Andie De Villiers
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:30

We bid farewell to (soon to be Dr) Andie De Villiers who left the Mechanobiology Lab on 31 March to take up a faculty position in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Stellenbosch University.