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Important Contacts for Research

Statistical & Admin advice


administrative advice:


MMed Support

Courses and pointers from the Clinical Research Centre MMed support services. (

General Enquiries: Please contact the CRC Administrative Assistant: Faldeelah (Fee) Fisher 021 650 1975

Physical Location: The CRC office is at L51 Old Main Building, Groote Schuur Hospital, however its staff will also come to UCT’s various clinical research centres/groups/units if required (contact the CRC for details of the latter).

Thesis writing: Writing Services UCT

Human Research Ethics Committee


The Human Research Ethics Committee 
Old Main Building
Groote Schuur Hospital
Observatory, 7925
 021 650 1236

Departmental Research Council Contact

Submission deadlines

Electronic Submission Service DRC 

Fast Track Form for retrospective folder reviews

Dr Maritz Laubscher / Dr Timothy Pennel
H49, Old Main Building
Observatory 7925, South Africa
Tel:(021) 404 5108

Postgraduate Office University of Cape Town

Manager: Postgraduate Academic
Administration: Adri Winckler
Tel: 021 406 6634
Fax: 021 404 7652

For all Postgraduate Diploma programmes, honours programmes and doctoral programmes:
Taryn-Lee Safers
Tel: 021 406 6028

Foreign doctors, registrar and sub-speciality training:
Thobeka Mngaza
Tel: 021 404 7768