Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Use what you have before you take from others

As South Africa celebrates National Water Week from 16 to 22 March, Professor Neil Armitage, from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Department of Civil Engineering and a member of UCT’s Future Water Institute, takes a look at the City of Cape Town’s (CoCT) current water supply and what alternatives might be viable future water sources.

Publication Date:
Mon, 23 Mar 2020 - 14:45
Trains least safe public transport for women

Although rail offers the cheapest daily commute, trains are the most dangerous mode of public transport for South African women, says an award-winning paper by the University of Cape Town (UCT) transport engineer Professor Marianne Vanderschuren.

Publication Date:
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 - 11:45
Bio-brick exhibited in an Austrian Museum

UCT’s world-first bio-brick made using human urine is currently being exhibited at the MAK Design Lab in the Austrian Museum for Applied Arts/Contemporary Art in Vienna.

Publication Date:
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 - 13:15
Thesis award for top honours graduate

University of Cape Town (UCT) civil engineering honours graduate Mwana Mwale was not only top of the 2019 class, she’s also won second place for her research thesis in the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) National Investigative Project (IP) Showdown.

Publication Date:
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 - 09:30