Biomedical Engineering. In Africa. For Africa.
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Women in Biomedical Engineering
Our research and courses are attractive to women across disciplines from health care, engineering, physics, mathematics to the humanities and social sciences. Interested in finding out what our female students and researchers motivates? Our...
Statistical Shape Modelling
Statistical shape modelling is becoming an indispensable tool in medical image analysis with applications ranging from surgical planning, morphometric assessment to image segmentation
Stroke Rehabilitation
reScribe is a robotic hand exoskeleton developed as a rehabilitation tool for stroke patients to improve fine motor skills through task oriented handwriting therapy
3D fibre map of the brain from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
Brain Imaging
We use three-dimensional imaging of the brain to find out how HIV therapies affect the brain development in babies and children. You can help! Join our postgraduate programmes in biomedical engineering or neurosciences.
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Friday, 7 May 2021
Portrait of Prof Tania Douglas on stage durign her TED talk
In memory of Prof Tania Douglas

Prof Tania Douglas passed away on 20 March 2021 following a courageous battle with cancer.

Publication Date:
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 13:30
Photo of Dr Frances Robertson and Dr Tinashe Mutsvangwa
Congratulations on academic ad hominem promotions

Congratulations to Dr Frances Robertson and Dr Tinashe Mutsvangwa from our division who were successful with their application for ad hominem promotion. These promotions acknowledge the outstanding contributions made by both to the Department, Faculty and University.

Publication Date:
Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 09:45
Looking forward to graduation

Several postgraduate students in the Division of Biomedical Engineering have successfully completed their studies and will officially receive their degree at UCT's graduation ceremony in December this year. Congratulations to all for this achievement.

Publication Date:
Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 12:45
Simple tech solution is an ear saver

MSc student Lara Timm from HUB's Division of Biomedical Engineering calls her ear saver solution the UCT Hearo. It’s a neat and practical design that improves the comfort and fit of face masks worn by frontline medical staff to contain COVID-19.

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Aug 2020 - 15:45