UCT Department of Electrical Engineering

SA jumps for joy as UCT students build Africa’s first jumping...

A leap in the right direction as UCT students design Africa’s first jumping robot, Baleka! In a first for South Africa, University of Cape Town...

Cape Town Schools Participate in Educational Projects with the International...

(Cape Town) - For the first time in South Africa, and on the African continent, two Cape Town High Schools are set to participate...
International Science Fair

Three young South Africans scoop prizes at International Science Fair

Three young South Africans did the country proud when they scooped prizes at the world’s largest and most prestigious high school science fair. Three young...

UCT-led team makes new dinosaur discovery

(Johannesburg) - A team of scientists from universities in SA, the UK and Brazil have discovered the first evidence of a large carnivorous dinosaur...

Diepsloot learners create solutions to community challenges, using Artificial Intelligence and...

Over the last 15 weeks, more than 150 Grade 9 students from Diepsloot Combined School have participated in the ‘AI & Robotics for the...

Diepsloot learners use Artificial Intelligence and Robotics to solve community...

STE(A)M educational specialist, I-Innovate has brought another 21st Century learning programme to South Africa to open up opportunities in our under-served school communities for...

Cape Town plans to use drones in fight against crime

The City of Cape Town is set to become the first municipality in the country to use drone technology in its fight against crime. Barry...

Election Integrity 2019: protecting national elections using data analysis

Many of the 20 million social media users in South Africa are likely to be influenced by internal and external actors in the build-up to...

Digital skills in South Africa show promise

South Africa is often seen as “slow to the party” when it comes to developments in the Internet or digital space. This isn’t necessarily...

Electric cars could soon be a hot commodity in South Africa

At the moment South Africa risks being left behind in the changeover to greener vehicles, but the good news is that Nissan, BMW and...

Brave South African Teens to fly from Cape to Cairo in...

Twenty brave South African teenagers will fly from Cape to Cairo (and back) in a self-assembled aircraft that uses ordinary motor fuel and was...

Saving little lives at Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital

Bongani Chauke* was born with a tumour on his brain. He needed lifesaving surgery within the first few days of his life. Bongani was...