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Postgraduate Diploma in Health Professional Education
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EVENTS

DC fund investment decision-making, by Dave Strugnell
02 Oct

Sound as symbol: Translating Yeats's Byzantium into a tone poem for voice and orchestra, by Hendrik Hofmeyr
02 Oct

Rustom Bharucha reflects on terror and performance at GIPCA's Great Texts
02 Oct

Models for pre-retirement investment strategy, by Dave Strugnell
02 Oct

Prezi: A new perspective on presentations
03 Oct

Wounds to the face by Howard Barker. Directed by Geoffrey Hyland
03 Oct - 07 Oct

These are sent to the abattoir: Voice recordings of African Prisoners of WW1
07 Oct

A Sense of Place: New frontiers for the law?, by Loretta Feris
08 Oct

A comparison of stochastic & deterministic approaches to modelling HIV & other sexually transmitted infections, by Dr Leigh Johnson
09 Oct

MDR/XDR TB Conference
11 Oct - 12 Oct

IN THE NEWS


Thursday, 2 October 2014

Phishing scams: you are the weakest link

Phishing

"Worldwide, higher education institutions are seeing more and more phishing attempts targeting both staff and students," says Kira Chernotsky, director of customer services at ICTS, UCT's Information and Communication Technology Services. Steff Hughes and Yacoob Manjoo offer advice on how to spot a phishing attempt and how best to protect yourself.

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Tipping the scales: SA's kids too fat, too sedentary

Active KidsFor the first time in many generations, children born from 2000 could have a shorter life expectancy than their parents, by up to five years. This is the result of poor diet and exercise habits, attendees at the launch of the 2014 Health Active Kids Report Card heard.

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Top postgrads and supervisors honoured

Research Associateship AwardsUCT's top research postgraduate students and their supervisors gathered recently to receive Research Associateship Awards – annual honours that support the university's strategic objective to be a research-led institution.

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Smallholder farmers pave the way for food security

SKIHow can we sustain the diversity of seeds that feed us? This was the central question at a workshop convened from 4-5 September at Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch by the Seed and Knowledge Initiative (SKI) – a long-term collaboration focused on securing food sovereignty for smallholder farmers in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region.

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Staff transformation at UCT: a response

EE and TransformationIn his article on staff transformation at UCT, Vice-Chancellor Dr Max Price offered his perspective on the employment equity challenges at UCT. In response to this article, a group of UCT academics who identify as black raise a number of concerns and challenge some of the assumptions made about black academic staff at the university.

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How to deal with disadvantage

DisadvantageWhat does it mean to be disadvantaged - especially in the South African context? How, as a society, do we begin to address its manifold and intertwined causes and symptoms?

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