Ms Ulpha Ismail has joined the UCT SpaceLab team as our new Postgraduate Programmes Administrator. Ms Ismail is a Bachelor of Social Science graduate of UCT and she has previously worked in the UCT Faculty of Health Sciences. In her new role at UCT, she will be responsible for the promotion and development of the UCT SpaceLab postgraduate programmes and will oversee the administrative aspects relating to programme participants.
The 2017 programme for the MPhil in Space Studies officially started on Monday the 20th of February, with the EEE5124Z Space and Society course.
SpaceLab doctoral student Stanislaus Nnadih had an opportunity to present his doctoral research work on observations of sprites at the American Geophysical Union's Fall Meeting in San Francisco.
SpaceLab masters student Wei-Yu Louis Feng received awards at the Space Generation Advisory Congress (SGAC) and International Astronautical Congress (IAC), both held in Guadalajara, Mexico in late September 2016.