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The Faces Behind the UCT eResearch Centre
In March 2014 the Senior Leadership Group at UCT approved the establishment of the eResearch Centre – a collaborative initiative between ICTS, UCT Libraries, Research Office and Researchers and supported by the DVC - Prof Danie Visser.
Research Support Throughout the Research Lifecycle
By mapping the research landscape at UCT, support units are able to provide relevant and optimal support to researchers from all disciplines. Contact us if you’d like to discuss your needs across the research lifecycle with one of our eResearch Analysts.
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Senior Leadership Group gives the green light for UCT eResearch Centre

In 2009, UCT identified the need to increase its ICT-based research support. Since then, Sakkie janse van Rensburg, executive director of ICTS, have been pushing for implementation of high performance computing, additional storage and specialist support services available through ICTS. Read more

eResearch staff appointed to assist UCT researchers

With the development of the first eResearch Centre on African soil underway at UCT, the first dedicated staff have been recruited to enhance a variety of research capabilities on campus. Read more

Featured Resource

LibGuides: The Library’s Tree of Knowledge

One of the most valuable research resources offered by the UCT Libraries is the online LibGuides.  LibGuides are self-help web-based resources provided by libraries around the world. Read more

Research Professional Africa - New funding opportunities

The Research Office is pleased to announce that UCT subscribes to Research Professional Africa. Research Professional Africa is a platform that allows access to the latest global coverage of Research Funding Programmes as well as Science and Technology News and Innovation Policies. Read more

Featured Case Study

Data processed quicker using HPC

By using ICTS’s high performance computing service (HPC), Shaun Garnett who is doing his PHD in Medical Biochemistry has been able to process his data in half the time that it used to take him on a desktop computer. Read more

ICTS managed HPC service proves to be cheaper and less time consuming to run data

With a background in computer science and chemistry, Associate Professor Michelle Kuttel, has been using the high performance computing service offered by ICTS for her latest research in carbohydrate vaccine components. Read more