Emeritus Professor Michael Meadows Elected President of International Geographical Union
Emeritus Professor Meadows is proud to be only the second person from an African country to be elected as IGU President in almost 100 years.
The Water Hub: From polluted water to safe reuse for growing food
The Water Hub in Franschhoek is an urban living lab where research is being undertaken by members of the EGS Department and Future Water Institute at UCT. The researchers are learning how to work with nature rather than against it.
Peninsula Paddle 2020: Journey of hope
Each year the paddle is a reminder about this message and each year the paddle encourages action to be taken to address the problem by civic organisations and the City of Cape Town
Third year EGS students produce Air Quality Information Posters
A panel of judges made up of individuals from the Western Cape Provincial Government Air Quality Directorate, Saldanha Bay Municipality and UCT staff selected the top 5 posters.Overall winner Catherine Gwynn-Evans
Congratulations Sharon on your 30 years work anniversary!
Work anniversary is not only a milestone but also brings emotions with years of service and meeting amazing people throughout my journey.
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Friday, 15 January 2021
EGS plays host to Urban Biodiversity and Design (URBIO ) 2018

In September 2018 the EGS Department had the pleasure of hosting the Urban Biodiversity and Design (URBIO) biennial meeting

Publication Date:
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 11:45
Congratulations Kolosa, Lillian and Stefaan!

The standard of presentations at the 2018 EGS Colloquium  was excellent, but these three stood out among their peers

Publication Date:
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 11:30
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
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