Mafube dinosaur track
Mafube dinosaur track site!
UCT researchers describe the preservation conditions of a set of dinosaur footprints at the Mafube dinosaur track site from the Lower Jurassic, South Africa.
UCT student studies microfossils at Uppsala University, Sweden
MSc student, Bianca Harrison is spending two weeks at Uppsala University in Sweden studying organic-walled microfossils at the world-renowned lab of Professor Malgorzata Moczydlowska-Vidal.
Laingsburg 2015
2nd years learn the ropes from our new structural geologist Alastair Sloan
Dr Alastair Sloan instructs the 2nd years in mapping techniques as part of their fieldtrip to the Laingsburg fieldstation.
"Geology Today" features UCT student-lead study
Research in recent years has shown that natural forest fires can have a significant impact on sedimentation in terrestrial environments. MSc student, Robert Muir and colleagues studied Lower Cretaceous sediments from the Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Vredefort Impact Structure- A 2 Billion year old must see for any geologist
The Honours Class of 2015 visit the infamous Vredefort Impact Structure in the Free State. The crater is thought to have formed from an asteroid impact over 2 Billion Years ago and has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2005.

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Wednesday, 7 December 2016
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Abstract due date is 15 April for the upcoming annual PSSA Conference in Stellenbosch.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 22:30
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Only two of these prestigious conferences have been held in Africa before!

Publication Date:
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 22:45

Dr Pickering, a lead researcher involved in the discovery of an extinct monkey species in the Dominican Republic.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 12:15