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News

Wednesday, 14 November 2018
CPMH commemorates World Mental Health Day

On World Mental Health Day this year the Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health again organised a roundtable discussion to commemorate the day. With this year’s theme, set by the World Federation for Mental Health, being “Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World”, we invited three researchers to present on their work relating to this theme.

Publication Date:
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 15:45
British Federation of Women Graduates award

Catherine Wedderburn has been awarded the Johnstone & Florence Stoney Studentship from the British Federation of Women Graduates for her research on the ‘Neurodevelopmental effects of HIV and ART exposure: a prospective neuroimaging study of uninfected children born to HIV-infected mothers’.

Publication Date:
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 13:15
Neuroscience Institute Grant awards

The Neuroscience Institute put out a Request for Applications in 2018 in order to encourage start-up collaborative grants, that could be converted into larger grants to sustain independent investigators. We are pleased to announce that 3 grants have been awarded.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 17:00
In Memoriam: Bongani Mayosi
 

The University of Cape Town mourns the passing of Professor Bongani Mayosi, Dean of Faculty of Health Sciences, who left us on the morning of Friday, 27 July.

BONGANI MAYOSI (1967–2018)

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 08:00

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