Latest News of the Division of Biomedical Engineering
The Division of Biomedical Engineering welcomes 37 postgraduate students who joined various programmes this year.
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.
Congratulations to Professor Tania Douglas to her induction into UCT's College of Fellows at a graduation ceremony on 14 December 2018.
Congratulation to all postgraduate students from the Division of Biomedical Engineering who graduated in December 2018 and the best wishes for their future.
Congratulations to Dr Marcin Jankiewicz and Dr Martha Holmes to their ad hominem promotions to Senior Research Officers.
Congratulations to PhD student Gizeaddis Simegn for receiving a travel award from the 7th International Workshop on CEST Imaging.
The Division of Biomedical Engineering hosted 85 grade-10 pupils from Khayelitsha for the third 100UP Workshop on Biomedical Engineering on 20 October 2018.
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
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.
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.