SatRday Cape Town Conference at UCT in March
The R community and some of South Africa's most forward-thinking companies have come together to bring satRday back to Cape Town.
eResearch Report 2016-17 now available
Our 2016-17 annual UCT eResearch report highlights many challenges presented to eResearch in the past year. We are proud to showcase our work – not only at UCT but regionally – in building new eResearch partnerships to support data-intensive...
Africa must keep its rich, valuable data safe from exploitation
Dr Dale Peters, director of UCT eResearch, writes about the need for data stewardship in Africa during the age of data-intensive research.


Saturday, 17 March 2018
Software & Data Carpentry Instructor Training for South Africans

The next round of carpentry instructor training is for people who are already using tools such as R, Python, Shell, Git, Matlab. It will run from 21 to 23 February in Kleinmond, South Africa.

Publication Date:
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 09:45
URISC@SC17 and the #LongestLastMile

For more than 50 years, HPC has supported tremendous advances in all areas of science but research centres based in sparsely-populated regions are extremely disadvantaged.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 14:00
Visualising a universe of data

Cape Town’s planetarium has been revamped by Iziko Museums to create a facility that brings data to life through immersive visualisations. The new planetarium – the result of a partnership that includes UCT – could be a model for others around the world.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 11:30
Conference to address the SKA-driven big data challenge in Africa

The Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA) is organising a conference "SKA-Driven Big Data Challenge in Africa: Science, Innovation and Opportunity” to be held from 28 to 31 May 2018.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 09:30