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Lockdown shuts down University of Cape Town research


Only Covid-19 research has kept going through South Africa’s lockdown

Most research activities at a top South African research institution have ground to a halt during the country’s Covid-19 lockdown.

Sue Harrison, the University of Cape Town’s deputy vice-chancellor of research and internationalisation, admitted in a letter to staff that research has been affected by the lockdown which began on 26 March.

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