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Our Department aims to be a leading department of academic excellence that produces transformative and integrative teaching, research, healthcare and public service relevant to mental illness and well-being in local, African and global contexts.
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Mental health has been included in the UN Sustainable Development Goals. However, uncertainty exists about the extent to which the major social determinants of mental disorders are addressed by these goals. The aim of this study was to develop a...
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Sunday, 23 September 2018
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
Ground-breaking Neuroscience centre

“We are gathered to mark a moment in the life of neuroscience at UCT; a moment to say ‘we believe in what you want to do; believe it’s worth investing in,’ ” said Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Internationalisation, during the breaking-ground ceremony of the new Neuroscience Centre on Tuesday night.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 12:15

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