Call for papers now open
The eResearch Africa 2017 call for papers is now open. Researchers are invited to submit poster, paper and workshop abstracts showing how they are using IT resources to conduct their work and what methods they have in place to process their data
UCT eResearch as a broker
UCT eResearch works as a broker: connecting researchers to the right ICT solutions. Our goal is to build partnerships to connect research
UCT eResearch as a partner
UCT eResearch will partner with key research groups across the university to connect them with the most appropriate hardware, software and services in order to accelerate research
What is eResearch?
eResearch is 21st century discovery through the application of advanced computing and information and communication technologies.


Tuesday, 17 January 2017

This course is aimed at postgraduate students (Masters and Ph.D.), researchers, and officials in state agencies wanting to analyse social surveys using Stata.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 11:15
big data

We are delighted to announce our first intensive summer school in the area of big data in the social sciences. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 14:00
big-data computer infrastructure

The rapid advance in scientific knowledge has created such vast and complex quantities of information, or big data, that scientists and researchers have had to develop new infrastructure, tools and approaches to capture, analyse and share it.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 15:45

A consortium of institutions in South Africa has been formed to establish a Western Cape Data Intensive Research Facility as part of the country’s National Integrated Cyberinfrastructure System. The aim is to dramatically increase data-intensive research capacity ahead of the global astronomy research initiative, the Square Kilometre Array.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 16:15