Making today matter - creating a better tomorrow

‘Imagine the progress that would be made if all disciplines worked together to tackle environmental issues.’ This is the dream of Jasmine Jacob of the University of Pretoria's Greenline Student Society.

Searching for the dirty truth

The Endocrine Research Laboratory (ERL), in the Department of Anatomy and Physiology in the Faculty of Veterinary Science, has established numerous non-invasive tests for a wide range of species.

Hot birds provide information about climate change

Prof Andrew McKechnie, from the Department of Zoology and Entomology at UP, is a physiologist who is studying the potential of desert birds to predict the effects of climate change.

Team goes all-out to defend our kids

In a country where children are exploited, abused and hurt daily, the University of Pretoria’s Centre for Child Law stands as a fierce defender of the most vulnerable in our society.

Finding answers to herbicide resistance

The research component of the Monsanto/BE at UP Collaborative Research Programme aims to monitor whether glyphosate-resistance in weeds is developing and to assess the plant mechanisms involved.

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The University of Pretoria is a multi-faculty research-intensive university with campuses in Pretoria, its surrounds, and in the country’s economic hub, Johannesburg. The University is conveniently situated in close proximity to government departments and major research entities in Pretoria, including the National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

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FOFA presentations: ‘Words and beyond’

The Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication in collaboration with the English Department, the Department of Visual Communication...

Vacancy: Appointment of a Council Member

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Aug 31
17:30 - 20:30
Tuks Stadium, UP Sports Campus
Sep 02
12:30 - 13:30
Room 8-18, Humanities Building
Sep 02
18:00 - 19:00
Sci-Enza Auditorium, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria
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UP Engineering student awarded TATA Scholarship at South African Women in Science Awards
27 August 2015

In recognition of her outstanding academic and research ability, Ms Marilize Everts, a doctoral student in the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Pretoria (UP), was awarded a TATA Scholarship for doctoral studies at the South African Women in Science Awards earlier this month.

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First-in-Africa Virtual Reality Centre to Revolutionise Mine Safety

Launch of the UP Kumba Virtual Reality Centre for mine design (VRC) and Opening of the of the Department of Mining Engineering and the Mining Resilience Research Institute (MRRI)