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CeBER Participates in Three Minute Thesis Competition
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 10:15

The Innovation and Research Department, at University of Cape Town (UCT), conducted their first ever Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT) on 22 February 2017. The Centre for Bioprocess Engineering Research (CeBER) were proud to see three of their students participate in this event -  Liabo Motleleng, Rajesh Sharma and Bronwyn White...

Gordon Dodge: Filippi Spirit Award Finalist 2016
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 14:45

Gordon Dodge, CeBER PhD Student, has been selected as a finalist for the 2016 Filippi Spirit Award. This award is presented to student rowers who demonstrate the core values of rowing in all faculties of their lives - academic, sporting & otherwise - and through these, encourage success in the lives of others. Read more...

WISA MWD Symposium 2016
CeBER attend WISA MWD Symposium 2016
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 13:45

CeBER’s Prof Sue Harrison, Dr Marijke Fagan-Endres and Dr Rob van Hille all recently attended the 2016 Water Institute of South Africa Mine Water Division (WISA MWD) Symposium as invited speakers...

CeBER publishes four cover stories in Quest Magazine Volume 12.3
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 17:00

Congratulations to Bronwyn White, Jennifer Couperthwaite, Rajesh Sharma and Sarah Jones for their articles published in Quest Magazine, and to Candice Mazzolini for the beautiful photos used in the articles.

CeBER Outreach 2016
CeBER Outreach 2016
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 15:15

It was in the midst of campus chaos that CeBER, in partnership with Zeiss Microscopy, embarked on this year’s visit to Siyazhaka Primary school.This community outreach programme has become an annual excursion...

Brewing UCT Winners 2016
Brewing UCT: Winners of SAB Intervarsity Beer Brewing Competition 2016
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 08:00

Brewing UCT once again dominated the SAB Intervarsity Beer Brewing Competition in a consecutive, astounding win...

Professor Sue Harrison
Launch of Future Water Institute
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 08:30

On the 8th September 2016, CeBER joined Prof Sue Harrison and the UCT community in launching the Future Water Institute at UCT...

CeBER Research Day 2016
Monday, September 5, 2016 - 14:15

CeBER’s 7th annual Research Day was received with appreciation as postgraduate students, staff and guests convened off-campus for a day of research revelry...

Prof Sue Harrison Finalist In NSTF Awards 2016
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 11:30

Congratulations to Professor Sue Harrison, who is a finalist in two categories of the NSTF Awards 2015/2016.  The first category is the for the Lifetime award which is awarded for an outstanding contribution to SET and innovation by an individual over a period of 15 years or 

DST-Netherlands Workshop
Monday, April 11, 2016 - 11:00

In 2014 South Africa’s Bioeconomy Strategy was developed, and is today one of only 5 in the world.  This puts us in an excellent position moving forward in the development of bio-based industry and technology.  The implementation of the bioeconomy will address some of the social, economic and environmental challenges facing South Africa and the

IBS 2015 Report Back
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 11:15

Prof. Sue Harrison and Dr. Rob Huddy recently attended the 21st International Biohydrometallurgy Symposium (IBS) in Bali, Indonesia. The conference began with a one day taught course, “Cultivation and molecular techniques for isolating, cultivating and identifying extreme acidophiles”.  The course was run by Dr. Barrie Johnson and Dr. Raquel Quatrini, and covered practical approaches and molecular techniques for

CeBER Research Day 2015
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 12:15

CeBER Research Day, in its 6 years of existence, has become much more than a progressive platform to showcase research. It is a unique opportunity in the CeBER calendar for postgraduate students and staff to engage in cross-disciplinary discussion and relax cohesively outside of UCT. This year the event was hosted on the 16th September at the Park Inn Radisson, Claremont, by organisers Durgaprasad Madras Iyer, Caryn Hobbs