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Former UWC Postdoc in Nature

27th Sep 2015

Robert Thompson, a former post-doc of Romeel Davé, has co-authored a recent publication in Nature [1]. While still bearing an affiliation to UWC, he co-authored the paper which takes a look at the formation of submillimetre galaxies which are the …

SKA Key Science Workshop in Stockholm

10th Sep 2015

The SKA Key Science Workshop kicked off on Monday 24th August in Stockholm, Sweden. In attendance of the event which terminated on Thursday the 27th, were some 150 astronomers from 23 different countries. The event also marked the first of a …

UWC researchers honoured at 2015 NRF Awards

7th Sep 2015

  The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, presented UWC researchers with top honours at this year’s National Research Foundation (NRF) Awards, held in Johannesburg in August. Professor Alan Christoffels, Director of the South African National Bioinformatics Institute (SANBI​) …

Three SA Universities join forces to bolster SKA

3rd Sep 2015

New initiative will make SA data science globally competitive  Three South African universities have established a partnership to form the Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA), a flagship project that responds to the big data challenge of the Square …

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UWC Featured in Recent SKA-Newsletter

9th Mar 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 …

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UWC Postdoctoral Positions in Cosmology with the SKA

18th Feb 2015

 The Astrophysics Group at the University of the Western Cape, invites applications for two postdoctoral positions in cosmology. The group has grown dramatically in recent years, with 6 faculty members, 17 postdocs and 14 postgrad students. The group is deeply …