Invitation to a series of free webinars on "Incentives for sharing research data"
Although many researchers are already sharing their raw data and data sets, there are researchers who still question why they should share their data, and what benefits are in it for them.
software carpentry
Software Carpentry Workshop
This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation.
Knowledge exchange symposium
This joint symposium, held on 11 July 2017, was run by UCT eResearch, in partnership with DataFirst and UK Data Service 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


Friday, 20 October 2017
Apply now! CODATA International Training Workshop in Open Data for Better Science

Apply now! In collaboration with CODATA China, CODATA is running an International Training Workshop Open Data for Better Science.  Deadline to apply: 25 April 2017

Publication Date:
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 15:15
Scientific Visualization: From Archaeology to Astronomy

Register now: "Scientific Visualization: From Archaeology to Astronomy" takes place on 20 June 2017 in Rotterdam.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 14:15
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