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.


Thursday, 22 June 2017
Software Carpentry Workshop at PyConZA 2016: 5 & 6 October in Cape Town

The Software Carpentry Foundation is an international organisation which helps scientists and engineers to get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 13:45
UCT led consortium to build first regional data node of national cyberinfrastructure

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) announced on Tuesday that it has approved a proposal by a Western Cape consortia of institutions, led by the University of Cape Town, to establish a Western Cape Data Intensive Research Facility (DIRF), as part of DST’s National Integrated Cyberinfrastructure System (NICIS).


Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 17:00
Govt boosts research development in SA

Over the next three years, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) will invest R60 million towards the establishment of a regional data centre and a national e-science teaching and training platform.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 16:30
Inaugural Conference of the Digital Humanities Association of Southern Africa (DHASA 2017)

DHASA 2017 intends to bring together both National and Internationals scholars in the DH domain covering applicable topics in the Humanities and Social Sciences arenas. The topics will focus on DH within the African and Southern African contexts, as well as on topics related to methodology and computation.


Publication Date:
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 17:00