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Nelson Mandela revisits his prison cell on Robben Island in 1994, four years after his release from prison.
Celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela
UCT Libraries celebrate the extraordinary life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, affectionately known as 'Madiba'. The Libraries hold many unique photographs, films, and documents relating to the life and struggles of Nelson Mandela. As a tribute to...


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South African Child Gauge 2014.
South African Child Gauge 2014

The South African Child Gauge is the only publication in the country that provides an annual snap-shot of the status of South Africa’s children It is published by the Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town, to track South Africa’s progress towards realising children’s rights. The 2014 issue focuses on the theme 'Preventing violence against children - breaking the intergenerational cycle'.

Publication Date:
Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 10:00
Medical Research Council Invests R40 million in Critical Areas of Research

South African Medical Research Council invests R40 million in eight critical areas of medical research. A total of eight research units as of April 2015.  These units will be headed by researchers, each world renowned in their respective research fields, and based at various organisations and universities across South Africa.  

Publication Date:
Friday, November 28, 2014 - 09:45
Vacation Hours

Vacation hours will be in effect from Monday 24 November 2014 until 9 January 2015. UCT Libraries' staff wishes you a relaxing and peaceful rest.

Publication Date:
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 09:45
Professor Mark Davis, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Stanford University.
New Approaches to Human Immunology in Health and Disease

Some of the deep complexities of our immune system, once seen as a "black box" in medicine, have been demystified, but we need new approaches to reveal all its mysteries, says renowned Stanford University immunologist Professor Mark Davis.

Publication Date:
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 09:00