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Monday, 20 November 2017
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UCT Libraries goes cashless

From January 2016, UCT Libraries has decided to go cashless, and the reasons are three-fold:

to reduce the costs of handling cash across all the libraries (money will be saved on cash collection fees, bank charges and staff resources); to reduce the infrastructure requirements for cash handling and storage and; to reduce the potential physical risk to staff and students.

The move to a cashless environment will make our financial operations more efficient and cost effective.

Publication Date:
Monday, December 21, 2015 - 09:30
Professor Bongani Mayosi.
Appointment of new Dean of Health Sciences at UCT

Professor Bongani Mayosi, the Head of the Department of Medicine, has been appointed the new Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town. He will take up his post on 1 September 2016, after completing a sabbatical at Harvard University from January to August 2016.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 14:00
UpToDate
Introducing UpToDate® Anywhere

UpToDate includes more than 10,500 topics covering general internal medicine and more than 20 specialties; a select drug database and drug interaction tool (in partnership with Lexicomp®); nearly 1,500 patient education topics; more than 28,000 graphics; and links to more than 400,000 references.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 11:45
Clinical Research Data Management At UCT: Know Your Options

Effective clinical data management is key to generating high-quality, reliable and statistically sound data from clinical trials. It is the process of collecting, cleaning and managing clinical data in compliance with regulatory standards. The data that comes out of a clinical trial needs to be high quality data, that is, data that is accurate and suitable for statistical analysis. A researcher does not want to run the risk of having their work disregarded because of missing or inaccurate data.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 10:15

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