A winning streak at the Cape Town Ocean Hackathon 2023

AOS Masters student, Andile Kuzwayo represented UCT in the 2023 Cape Town Ocean Hackathon® in team SARDASH while taking on the challenge to develop a prototype web application that could simulate a potential path of sardines over 48 hours.

ACDI-MARIS Climate Change Workshop for Teachers

The ACDI research unit recently partnered with MARiS to host an interactive workshop entitled “How can we survive the century?”. Local Grades 7-9 Geography & Natural Sciences teachers were invited to engage & discuss Climate Change.

Southern Ocean in a Changing World

UCT-MARiS joins hundreds of international scientists that are sounding a clarion call for urgent expansion of Southern Ocean science in the emerging climate crisis.

ESKOM Cape Town Science Expo 2023 for Young Scientists

From pipettes to pencils – MARiS has it all covered as researchers from the multidisciplinary sea ice team took off their polar gear and lab coats to participate as judges at the ESKOM Cape Town Science Expo 2023 for Young Scientists.

Marine Microbiology: From DNA samples to sequences

In light of understanding the phylogenetic and community diversity of surf-zone diatoms in Muizenberg and their associated microbiome, Dr Emma Rocke takes the AOS students through the process of extracting DNA samples to sequencing them.

Have you ever been to sea? Join SEAmester!

The annual SEAmester‘ floating classroom’ programme is to train a new generation of marine scientists onboard the RV SA Agulhas II and to encourage and enthuse the new generation through innovation in teaching platforms.

MARiS Quiz Night 2023

A night of fun, general knowledge testing and socializing with the MARiS research team and friends.

UCT taking a closer look at our Rocky shores

For any marine biologist, it is important to be able to identify organisms, and make observations in the field about how things function and how organisms interact with one another. 

MARIS Women in Science Series Part 3

In celebration of Women’s Month, we will be sharing a few of the many stories shared by some of the most influential female scientists associated with MARiS. This week's article will be focusing on the women ...

MARIS Women in Science Series Part 2

In celebration of Women’s Month, we will be sharing a few of the many stories shared by some of the most influential female scientists associated with MARiS.

MARIS Women in Science Series Part 1

Did you know that in South Africa, only 13% of graduates with qualifications in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are women? Since August is Women’s month, we have decided to pay tribute ...