Professor Maano Ramutsindela is the new Dean of the Faculty of Science
Professor Maano Ramutsindela from the Department of Environmental and Geographical Science is now the Dean of the Faculty of Science
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...
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Monday, 17 June 2019
Whose nature is it Anyway?

The urban ecology class recently went on a fieldtrip around Cape Town where they were exposed to a variety of different kinds of urban nature....

Publication Date:
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 08:30
EGS hosts International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA)

The  EGS Department recently hosted Luke Moore (Western Cape Branch Young Professionals) and Claudia Schroder (Western Cape Student Branch) and Nqobile Lushozi (National Student Representative) of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA)

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Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 07:45
EGS students named in the top 200 YOUNG South Africans 2018 in Mail & Guardian

Now into its second decade, the list continues to show the wellspring of talent that this country has to offer and indeed not to be outdone and showing the strength and quality of students emerging from the Environmental & Geographical Sciences Department are two of the 2018 nominees


Publication Date:
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 - 14:30
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