Saturday, 4 December 2021
A botanical journey through time - Prof Timm Hoffman

PCU Director, Prof. Timm Hoffman, recently appeared in UCT News for his work using repeat photography to understand changing landscapes in southern Africa. Read the article here.

Publication Date:
Fri, 19 Nov 2021 - 10:00
A bumper crop of publications from the PCU: 'Quaternary Vegetation Dynamics – The African Pollen Database'

Deputy director of the PCU, Prof. Lindsey Gillson, has produced a bumper crop of new work with the recent publication of the 35th volume of Paleoecology of Africa, titled 'Quaternary Vegetation Dynamics – The African Pollen Database'. Access the publication here.

Publication Date:
Fri, 19 Nov 2021 - 09:30
Sustainable Development Goals Summit at UCT: how biologists can help work towards sustainability

From 13th -15th September, UCT hosted an international summit on the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa. It was a call to action that brought together some of the world’s leading thinkers on sustainability.

Publication Date:
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 10:15
'The fine art of planting yourself in a mirror spot and reading the shadows' - article in Business Day

A wonderful article on Prof. Timm Hoffman and repeat photography, written by Assoc. Prof. Hedley Twidle of the UCT English Lit Studies department, appeared in yesterday's Business Day 'Life' section. The article is online here, and can be downloaded from our website.

Publication Date:
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 - 09:30