Monday, 24 January 2022
CoMSIRU assists high school students with Young Scientists project

Two high school students from local St Cyprian's Girls High School in Cape Town recently came to UCT's civil engineering lab to design, mix and test an environmentally friendly concrete mix for dolosse. Dolosse are concrete blocks ...

Publication Date:
Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 10:15
Season's greetings

The year 2020 has been a challenging one, not just for CoMSIRU, but for the world as a whole. Despite the challenges of managing work and life in the current pandemic, the research unit managed to get together at Cape Town's scenic Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden...

Publication Date:
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 15:45
UCT and India's IITM to collaborate in civil engineering

The civil engineering departments of the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa and Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), India have signed a memorandum of understanding to secure further research co-oporation and engagement ...

Publication Date:
Sun, 15 Nov 2020 - 08:15
CoMSIRU provides video lectures for Europe's concrete industry

Professor Hans Beushausen, Co-Director of CoMSIRU, has been selected by the European Ready-Mixed Concrete Organization (ERMCO) to educate professionals in Europe's concrete industry on durability of concrete structures ...

Publication Date:
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 16:15