Artwork by Nina Liebenberg, part of Object Ecologies at the Iziko South African Museum
UCT lecturer in Fine Art and in Curatorship Nina Liebenberg has employed imagery of our bottled pathology specimens in her work CHEST: A BOTANICAL ECOLOGY, which explores healing practices at the Cape through a medicine chest dating to the early...
Photograph of pathology specimens in the UCT Pathology Learning Centre
International Pathology Day 2018
There are 1000 diseases but only one health...and you can find them all here / Daar is 1000 siektes maar net een gesondheid...en jy kan hulle almal hier vind / Kukho izifo ezi-1000 kodwa enye yempilo eyodwaeyodwa...kwaye ungazifumana bonke apha
Photo of Natasja de Wet artwork and lung pathology
October 2018
Two new artworks are on loan to the PLC by kind arrangement with artist Natasja de Wet. These works were spotted at the 2017 Michaelis Graduate exhibition and seemed to echo certain pathologies…
Pathology Audio Tours
We aim to make our collections accessible, and effective in teaching and learning. Lecturer Dr Lynelle Govender introduces our department’s new pathology audio tours here:
Surgical exposure of a section of the spinal canal containing several hydatid cysts (right)
UCT Surgical pathology photographic archive
This collection is in the care of the Pathology Learning Centre. View a snapshot here:

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Saturday, 19 January 2019