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2021 Invitation to Apply for MSc
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 - 12:30

Are you currently completing a BSc Honours in Microbiology or a BSc in Chemical Engineering? Do you want to contribute to really worthwhile research, towards mitigating climate change and producing value with a negligible ecological footprint? Then this is the project for you!

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The annual CeBER Lab course for new students is late and distant, but live!
Fri, 23 Oct 2020 - 08:45

Some parts of research cannot be done virtually, and laboratory experiments are one of those. So the 2020 CeBER Laboratory Techniques course has been delayed by COVID-19 containment measures. But now it is up and running ... with a difference!

The CeBER Team fills in new spaces
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 - 10:30

Thanos Kotsiopoulos is now the Deputy Director of CeBER, coordinating our research teams for good collaboration as our multi-talented researchers tackle our portfolio of projects.

CeBER's Director, Sue Harrison, is taking UCT further
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 - 10:45

CeBER has now had three weeks' to get used to sharing our Director with the whole of UCT.  On 01 August Sue Harrison began in earnest with the momentous task of Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research and Internationalisation here at UCT. 

Michael Odidi receives award for 5 minute video presentation at Sustainable Minerals Institute Next Generation Resources Student Conference
Fri, 26 Jul 2019 - 08:30

At CeBER we are thrilled that Michael was chosen for the runner-up award - richly deserved - for the video presentation of his research “The effect of bed and fluid properties on capillary pressure and its impact on the hydrodynamic modelling of heap leaching systems”.   

Shilpa Rumjeet Green Talent Award Winner 2018
Shilpa Rumjeet Selected as Green Talent Winner 2018
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 - 11:45

CeBER are proud to announce that Shilpa Rumjeet, CeBER’s wastewater biorefinery Project Coordinator, was selected as one of 25 outstanding young scientists to win the Green Talents Competition 2018...

Brewing Team Win SAB Intervarsity 2018
Brewing UCT Win Again at SAB Intervarsity Beer Brewing Competition 2018
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 - 16:30

Brewing UCT have done it again! For the fourth time since the SAB Intervarsity Beer Brewing competition began 10 years ago, UCT have claimed the top prize as Overall Winners of the show...

CeBER and MtM Represent UCT at ICARD 2018
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 16:45

From the 10th-14th September 2018, representatives from CeBER and MtM left UCT for Pretoria to join 350 experts at the 11th International conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD)...

Shana Swart Represents CeBER at the International Conference on Biocatalysis 2018
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 - 12:15

The 9th International Conference on Biocatalysis took place from 26th – 30th of August in Hamburg, Germany, where one of CeBER’s PhD Students, Shanna Swart, received a Biocat Conference Grant to present her poster...

Durga Iyer achieves Distinguished Toastmaster Award
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 17:00

Durga Iyer, a CeBER PhD candidate, earned the Distinguished Toastmaster Award in August 2018...

ARD Deep Science Discussion 2018
CeBER Deep Science Discussion: Acid Rock Drainage
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 16:30

On Monday the 13th August 2018, CeBER hosted and participated in a Deep Science discussion focussing on the environmental dilemma of Acid Rock Drainage...

Prof Jill Banfield
Professor Jill Banfield Visits CeBER 2018
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 - 13:00

Prof Jill Banfield, CeBER Collaborator and Fellow of the UK Royal Society, has returned to CeBER for a much anticipated research visit from the 17th July to the 10th August...