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CPUT researcher honoured at ‘Oscars of Science’ for data publication
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 - 10:15

Earlier this year Professor Tandi Matsha was awarded the NSTF Data for Research Award at the National Science and Technology Foundation-South32 Awards – dubbed the ‘Oscars of Science’ – for her work in identifying cardio-metabolic risk factors in South African populations of mixed ancestry and making that data available for re-use through the CPUT instance of Figshare, funded through the ilifu project.

Why decolonisation of IP matters
Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 13:15

Professor Ruth Okediji, Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and Co-Director of the Berkman Klein Center will speak on the decolonisation agenda for copyright law in South Africa.

eResearch Africa 2019: Data Science for Development
Wed, 15 May 2019 - 12:15

Digital technologies have changed the way research is conducted globally. These technologies have enabled researchers to collect vast volumes of data which then needs to be processed, analysed, managed, secured and stored for future reuse

Reserve your space at the HPC Roadshow 2019
Mon, 13 May 2019 - 12:15

The Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) cordially invites you to join us on Wednesday, 15th May at the University of Cape Town for the inaugural edition of our HPCnroadshow.

Mapping Cyclone Idai at UCT’s eResearch Africa 2019
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 - 12:15

Updated maps are an integral part of emergency response planning in humanitarian disasters, but in many areas of the developing world accurate maps simply don’t exist. This is true of the areas hit by Cyclone Idai: one of the worst humanitarian crises in Mozambique’s recent history.

Notice of meeting: Research Facilities Management Project
Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 12:15

Thursday 7 March, 14:00-15:30

Health Sciences Library, Level 8 Meeting Room 

Open data needs ethical, efficient management
Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 12:15

Opening access to the University of Cape Town’s (UCT’s) substantial body of research will foster development and empowerment, and not only personal advancement for individual researchers. But there are watchpoints, participants heard at the opening of UCT Libraries’ Open Data Day 2019 on 2 March.

Breaking barriers in fine art
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 12:15

Digital technologies have created new media for fine art, believes Warren Marais, a Michaelis School of Fine Art graduate who used the eResearch Oculus Rift to create a virtual reality short film for his final project.

Applications Invited to Participate in the CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Advanced Workshops
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 - 12:00

The CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School and Research Data Science Advanced Workshops will run for their fourth and third year respectively at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy.

SA-EU Open Science Dialogue Report available
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 - 12:00

The nature of science is changing from a closed system to an open and sharing one. It affects virtually all components of doing science and research and shifts in particular the focus from publishing as fast as possible to sharing knowledge as early as possible.

Enterprise Infrastructure Services: A holistic approach to research support at ICTS
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 - 12:00

UCT eResearch is a virtual service made up of three partners: Information and Communication Technology Services (ICTS), the Research Office and UCT Libraries.

Sharing research resources at UCT: help us find the right solution
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 - 12:00

UCT is home to a myriad research facilities and resources that provide not only instruments and equipment but also specialised support. These resources are expensive to buy and maintain, and often not used to optimal capacity or duplicated across the university.  

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