About CeBER
About CeBER
CeBER strives to equip scientists at the postgraduate level with expertise that will allow them to excel in every sector of the bioprocess arena, from research to industry. Our goal is to provide for and transform South Africa with an advancing...
Algae under a Microscope
Research Areas
CeBER have five main research areas which include: Algal Biotechnology; Mineral Bioprocessing; Biocatalysis & Bioproducts; Water & the Environment; and Engineering Aspects of Bioprocesses.
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Chemical Engineering
Home to the largest national research programme, the Chemical Engineering Department provides a range of research opportunities that help tackle social and environmental challenges in South Africa, Africa and the world.
Prof. Sue Harrison
CeBER is home to an array of researchers that supervise and add expertise to projects within the Bioprocess Engineering sector. This diversity spans everything from reactor design to microbial engineering.
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Tuesday, 25 January 2022
2021 Invitation to Apply for MSc

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!

Publication Date:
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 - 12:30
The CeBER Team fills in new spaces

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.

Publication Date:
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 - 10:30
CeBER's Director, Sue Harrison, is taking UCT further

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. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 - 10:45
Michael Odidi receives award for 5 minute video presentation at Sustainable Minerals Institute Next Generation Resources Student Conference

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”.   

Publication Date:
Fri, 26 Jul 2019 - 08:30