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HOT TOPICS AT SUMMER SCHOOL 2018
Jacques Pauw, Crispian Olver, Brian Raftopolous, John Matisonn and Ronnie Kasrils bring topics of the moment to Summer School!
LSE-UCT JULY SCHOOL 2018
LSE-UCT July School runs from 25 June to 6 July 2018. Applications are now open.
Handspring elephants at Summer School
See them in the shrubbery around the Kramer building on Monday 15 January first thing in the morning!
Earthquakes in Africa
Summer School 2018 welcomes Dr Chris Hartnady, whose course gives an overview of significant African earthquakes and the East African Rift System. The course also assesses the geohazards – volcanoes, landslides and tsunami – associated with...
Summer School 2018
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Monday, 19 February 2018
UCT researchers discover bone disease in a 265 million-year-old mammal ancestor

The unusual bone tissue pattern that was suspected to be osteomyelitis was found in the femur of an omnivorous therapsid. The Summer School course Reptile to Mammal reveals more about our mammal ancestors.

Publication Date:
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 13:45
Fracking and earthquakes

Environmental groups and landowners are worried about possible increased seismicity associated with deep well waste water injection and fracking operations. To Learn more about earthquake risks in Africa, see our Summer School course by Dr Chris Hartnady.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 11:30
Two books that tell the unsettling tale of South Africa’s descent

South Africa has produced two must-read thrillers in the past week. They are non-fiction, yet are as gripping and readable as any page-turner. Jacques Pauw’s “The President’s Keepers”has, within a week, become a global best seller. Less well-known, but as important to those who want to understand what is happening in the country, is consultant and activist Crispian Olver’senticingly-titled “How to Steal a City”. Hear these authors speak at Summer School.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 11:30
SARS takes Jacques Pauw to court

SARS has filed papers in the Western Cape High Court against investigative journalist Jacques Pauw saying that he published confidential information in his book The President's Keepers. Hear Jacques Pauw speak at Summer School.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 11:15

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