Saturday, 25 September 2021
68th Snape memorial lecture

On 11 November, Professor Marianne Vanderschuren presented the 68th Snape Memorial Lecture online to 90 delegates. Her lecture was titled “Is transport planning and implementation failing 75% of our citizens?”

Publication Date:
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 11:45
Obituary Emeritus Professor Dereck Sparks

Emeritus Associate Professor Dereck Sparks passed away at the age of 85 on Saturday 10 August 2019. A/Professor Sparks joined UCT on 1 January 1965. He served as an academic in the Department of Civil Engineering for over 50 years, which includes the years he supported civil engineering as a retiree.

Publication Date:
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 15:15
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