Congratulations! Professor Michael Meadows elected as Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences
Professor Meadows has been on the forefront of reconstructing Southern Africa’s paleoenvironment. The work has made a significant contribution to our understanding of the Late Quaternary winter rainfall
UCT awarded E- waste Green Certificate!
A UCT green success story! We are delighted to be part of an institution that has recently been recognised for its e-waste recycling
Hurray!!! Prof Mike Meadows is elected to the UCT College of Fellows
Professor Michael Meadows is one of four UCT academics elected as UCT College of Fellows for 2018. This is to recognize his original, distinguished academic work.
EGS students scooped best presentation awards at SASAS 2018 Conference
The Environmental and Geographical Science Department post graduate students and staff recently attended the 34th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Science. This year’s conference theme was titled “interactions between the...
Whose nature is it Anyway?
Field trips always provide extra food for thought where debates in the classroom come to life in the face of lived realities in the city
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Sunday, 17 February 2019
PHD "Witness" on Africa's majestic baobab trees that are mysteriously dying

Witness has recently submitted his PhD on the governance of baobab in Zimbabwe.

Publication Date:
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 - 08:00
The EGS department in a joint colobaration comparing Estuaries with China


Knysna  News - A delegation of Chinese professors and students have partnered up with UCT's professor Mike Meadows and students to gather and collect information from the Knysna estuary in a comparative study with the Yangtze estuary, which is one of the world's largest alluvial estuaries, adjacent to the most developed economic zone in China.

Photo: Yaseen Gaffar


Publication Date:
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 - 10:15
Dr Zarina Patel the recipient of our Science Faculty Engaged Scholarship and Social Responsiveness Research Award

Well done, Zarina!

Dr Zarina Patel the recipient of our Science Faculty Engaged Scholarship and Social Responsiveness Research Award.

Publication Date:
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 - 06:45
Remapping Africa through peace parks: What future for the continent?

Peace parks and Africa’s Future

Professor Maano Ramutsindela delivered his inaugural lecture, ‘Remapping Africa through Peace Parks: what future for the continent? on 21 February 2018.

Publication Date:
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 07:45