Public showings at the Planetarium: Data to Dome
Tour the universe from the comfort of your chair at the Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome these holidays!
Research data management project manager
We're looking for a competent and experienced research data management project manager with a background and interest in research and big data to join our vibrant eResearch team – and specifically, the ILIFU project team.
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.


Friday, 15 December 2017
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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
Sign-up now: Understanding Complex Social Survey Data

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
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Learn about using big data in the social sciences: sign up for first intensive summer school

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