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Latest News of the Division of Biomedical Engineering

Call for Abstracts for Africa-focussed Biomechanics Session at WCB 2018 in Dublin
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 12:15

Your biomechanics research addresses challenges in Africa - then submit an abstract to session "Integration of Global Health and Biomechanics: Addressing the Challenges in Africa" at World Congress of Biomechanics in Dublin, 8-12 July 2018. Deadline: 19 Dec 2017 | Submission | Download call

Emeritus Professor Kit Vaughan elected as new member of ASSAf
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 17:00

Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Kit Vaughan to his recent election as new member of the Academy of Science of South Africa.

Paper by Marcin Jankiewicz in the Media
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 18:15

Paper "White Matter Abnormalities in Children with HIV Infection and Exposure" by Marcin Jankiewicz and colleagues attracts instantaneous media attention in ScienceDaily.

Dr Sudesh Sivarasu receives UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 09:15

Congratulations to Sudesh Sivarasu from the Division of Biomedical Engineering for receiving the 2017 UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award.

Paper out: Building needs-based healthcare technology competencies across Africa
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 12:30

News and Views "Building needs-based healthcare technology competencies across Africa" by Tania Dogulas and coauthors published in South African Journal of Science.

Paper out: Longitudinal increases of brain metabolite levels in 5-10 year old children
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:45

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.

Alumnus Mazin Sirry appointed as HOD Department of Biomedical Engineering at UMST Khartoum
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 10:15

Prof Mazin Sirry, alumnus of the Division of Biomedical Engineering, has been appointed as Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Medical Sciences and Technology in Khartoum, Sudan.

Published: Effects of tissue and gender on macromolecule suppressed gamma-aminobutyric acid
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 14:45

Study "Effects of tissue and gender on macromolecule suppressed gamma-aminobutyric acid" by M Saleh, E Meintjes and co-authors just published in International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology.

Dr Sudesh Sivarasu receives UCT DVC's Award for Achievement in Innovation
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 14:45

Congratulations to Dr Sudesh Sivarasu from the Division of Biomedical Engineering for being awarded the UCT Deputy Vice Chancellor's Award for Achievement in Innovation.

Medical Devices Lab wins DST Best Innovation Award 2017
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 14:15

Congratulating to the Medical Devices Lab led by Dr Sudesh Sivarasu for winning the DST Best Innovation Award 2017 in the category 'Innovation most likely to find markets nationally or internationally' for their technology platform 'Additive Manufactured Medical Devices'.

Lee Kruse wins 2nd prize for oral presentations and Christopher Mutsvangwa wins lucky draw at HUB/IBMS/PAT Research Day
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 13:00

Congratulations to Lee Kruse for her 2nd prize for oral presentations and Christopher Mutsvangwa to the win of Whitehead Scientific lucky draw at the HUB/IBMS/PAT Postgraduate Research Day held on 27 Sep 2017.

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