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UWC scholar gives lecture at prestigious Kavli Symposium

17th October 2016

UWC scholar gives lecture at prestigious Kavli Symposium Professor Mario Santos, director of the UWC/DST Centre for Radio Cosmology in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, presented a lecture at the recent Kavli Prize Symposium in Astrophysics in Oslo, Norway. …

UWC Shines Brightest Of All In Physical Science

17th October 2016

UWC shines in global assessment of Physical Science: From humble origins to one of Africa’s best universities African universities are rising players in global higher education rankings, despite their difficulties – and the University of the Western Cape (UWC) is …

A beacon in the bush becomes an astronomy powerhouse

17th October 2016

South Africa’s University of the Western Cape has exceeded expectations. 13 October 2016 Linda Nordling Afripics / Alamy Stock Photo The architects of South Africa’s apartheid regime never meant for the University of the Western Cape (UWC) on the outskirts …

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UWC Featured in Recent SKA-Newsletter

9th March 2015

A map like nothing on earth Scientists from around the world have joined forces to lay the foundations for an experiment of truly astronomical proportions: putting together the biggest map of the universe ever made. Scientists from South Africa are …