Members' postings

Professor Daya Reddy elected as president of the International Science Council

Submitted by Sebastian Skatulla on Thu, 07/05/2018 - 13:39

Professor Daya Reddy, who holds the South African Research Chair in Computational Mechanics at UCT, has been elected as the first president of the International Science Council (ISC). Forty international and over 140 national and regional bodies participated in this election process, which took place at the ISC general assembly in Paris, France. The ISC was formed following the merger of the International Social Science Council and the International Council for Science.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR FUNDING: For relevant projects of NSTF proSET member organisations

Submitted by Sebastian Skatulla on Thu, 07/05/2018 - 09:19

It is that time of the year. The NSTF proSET (Professionals in Science, Engineering and Technology) Committee is hereby issuing its fifth round of call for proposals as per the attached letter and proposal form, and according to the current guidelines for proposals. In the next round, proposals for the launch of new and innovative projects may be called for.

ABAQUS FEA Training Courses

Submitted by Etienne Horn on Fri, 06/08/2018 - 09:27

FEAS’ engineers are ideally suited to conduct training having have spent time at tertiary institutions teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Many of these courses are based on formal lecture notes and workshop examples developed over time by Simulia.

Feel free to have a look at our course offerings and training schedule for 2018 (http://www.feas.co.za/training/).

For more information, please contact FEAS at feas@feas.co.za or +27 21 556 6462. 

MSc, PhD and Post-doctoral Fellowships in Computational Cardiac Mechanics

Submitted by Sebastian Skatulla on Thu, 11/09/2017 - 16:06

The Computational Continuum Mechanics Research Group of the University of Cape Town together with the Department of Medicine, the Department of Human Biology and the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine invite applications from suitable candidates for Post-doctoral, PhD and MSc Scholarships as part of the collaborative project "Patient-Specific Simulation of Ventricular Remodelling in Inflammatory Heart Diseases” funded by the NRF Blue Skies Programme".