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Wednesday, 19 December 2018
‘Set your super-power dials to “in service” ’

“Set your super-power dials to ‘in service’,” Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng told graduands at a special graduation ceremony on Thursday, 13 December, where she was officially robed as Vice-Chancellor.

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 14:30
DataFirst rescues historical apartheid-era datasets

Two valuable historical datasets have been rescued thanks to a partnership between the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) DataFirst research data service, the Neil Aggett Labour Studies Unit (NALSU) and Rhodes Library at Rhodes University (RU), UCT Libraries, and the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN).

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 13:00
Turning SA’s children into successful readers and writers

What is the best way to teach children to read? This apparently simple question has, in fact, has been the subject of robust and often polarised debate.

Publication Date:
Wed, 05 Dec 2018 - 08:30
UCT Open Access Week 2018 Video Series now available

The Digital Open Textbooks for Development (DOT4D) website is now live and with a series of videos from the Open Access Week seminar held in October. These videos document the three thematic threads of the event - open access and social justice, open access and publishing, and voices from the UCT community.

Publication Date:
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 - 14:30