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ASTEROIDS AND IMPACTS
This lecture by Dr Robin Catchpole of the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University, takes place on Thursday 15 June.
Henry Morton Stanley
By charting the Congo River, H.M. Stanley uncovered an economic rationale for Europeans to colonise Africa. Tim Butcher examines the journey that fired the starting gun for The Scramble for Africa. Saturday 5 August 4.00–6.00 pm. COURSE FEES...
Winter School 2017
Don't miss out on Winter School 2017, a brand new offering from Extra-Mural Studies. Over forty lecturers present the latest research on genetics, healthy ageing, archaeology and astronomy. Questions are asked and answered: How can tree...
Boscia
Learn how to identify trees at Winter School
How can tree identification be made easier for ordinary people who do not have access to flowers and microscopes, tree DNA and/or herbaria? Professor Eugene Moll shares some tips and tricks.
Roger Smith holding whaitsid therocephalian from Badshoek
Earliest tetrapods in Gondwana
What were the earliest terrestrial vertebrates in the ancient supercontinent of Gondwana? What could they tell us about the evolution of life on land? Find out what a multinational team of palaeontologists discovered in the Huab river valley ...

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Friday, 23 June 2017
Winter School 2017 booking opens

Winter School 2017 is a brand new offering from the Centre for Extra-Mural Studies . Over forty lecturers present the latest research on genetics, healthy ageing, archaeology, and astronomy.  Courses cover the full range of disciplines, from literature and writing to finance, ageing, ancient Greece, anthropology, evolution and the philosophy of religion. Big names include John Maytham, Antjie Krog and Major-General Jeremy Vearey.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 14:45
LSE-UCT July school

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) are delighted to offer the fifth LSE-UCT July School from 17 - 28 July 2017. This innovative and prestigious two-week 'summer school' style programme provides the highest calibre students, graduates and professionals from across the globe with an exciting opportunity to study important social science issues relevant to Africa today across subject areas as diverse as international relations, economics, management, government, geography, law, media and social policy. Bookings are now open.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 15:00
Antarctic adventure

Fancy floating around Antarctica for three months?

Three UCT scientists certainly did.

Professor Peter Ryan from the Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology, and Dr Sarah Fawcett and postgraduate student Heather Forrer from the Department of Oceanography, jumped at the chance to join one of the biggest and most ambitious scientific expeditions in history.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 14:15
Peter Ryan lectures on birds and the Antarctic at Winter School

Professor Peter Ryan of the Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology, who has recently returned from the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE), one of the biggest and most ambitious scientific expeditions in history, will talk about seabirds and his experiences in the Antarctic in a Winter School course entitled A Birder's Perspective on the Antarctic.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 15:00

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