Knowledge exchange symposium
Taking place on Tuesday 11 July 2017. UCT eResearch, in conjunction with DataFirst and UK Data Service is hosting a joint symposium to discuss the requirements for scaling up data infrastructure for data‑intensive research.
eResearch Africa 2017
Launch of data visualisation wall at UCT will support researcher engagement
“Visual technology is transforming the way research is conducted by magnifying data that was previously invisible, and enabling researchers to interrogate these extremely big datasets in real-time,”
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.


Friday, 23 June 2017
UCT is the first South African university to benefit from SAFIRE’s eduGAIN membership

UCT has recently signed the Participation Agreement and joined SAFIRE, the South African Identity Federation. Furthermore, UCT has completed technical integration as an identity provider and thus becomes the first South African university to be able to benefit from SAFIRE’s membership of eduGAIN.

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 15:45
Sci-GaIA Final Event
Sci-GaIA Final Event

The “User Forum & Final Event” of the EU-funded Sci-GaIA project will be held on March, 23-24, 2017 at the CSIR International Convention Centre (CICC), Pretoria, South Africa. The event will be hosted by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), a member of the Sci-GaIA consortium.

Publication Date:
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 13:00
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Visit and workshops: Dr. Teng-Leong Chew, Director: HHMI Advanced Imaging Centre

Dr. Teng-Leong Chew, Director of the Advanced Imaging Center (AIC) at the Janelia Farm Campus of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), will be visiting the IDM/UCT during the week 13th-17th March.

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 15:45
RDM Workshop: Defining support roles and responsibilities at UCT

The Research Office recently hosted a workshop to define the roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders engaged in the support of research data management at UCT. 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 08:15