Science Communication in the spotlight at UP

The University recently launched Research Matters, an exciting new website that showcases and highlights some of its research and innovation output and emphasises the impact of this work in South Africa, Africa and globally.

Mining Resilience Research Centre established at the University of Pretoria

The newly established Mining Resilience Research Centre at UP will focus on multi-disciplinary research activities in the mining industry and developing lasting partnerships with leading international role players.

Bill Gates delivers 14th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

Well known philanthropist and entrepreneur, Bill Gates, delivered the 2016 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture at the University of Pretoria's Mamelodi Campus on Sunday, 17 July 2016.

UP collaborates to save the survivors

The Department of Paraclinical Sciences and various partners have initiated a project to determine how rearing conditions and environment affect orphaned rhinos' adaption to their natural habitat.

Muscle-building shakes don't always have as much protein as they claim to

A recent study by researchers at the University of Pretoria has found that when it comes to protein shakes, what is in the tub is not always what meets the eye.

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Seminar on Green Nanotechnology

Prof Kattesh V Katti from the University of Missouri, USA will deliver a seminar titled 'Green technology - implications in nanomedicine for the creation of holistic integrative medicine' in the Plant Sciences Auditorium on the University's Hatfield Campus on Friday, 29 July 2016.

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Jul 25
Tuks Stadium, University of Pretoria Sport Campus, Hatfield
Jul 25
25 Jul - 28 Jul
17:30 - 20:30
Law Auditorium, Room 1-54, Law Building, Hatfield Campus
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Prof Nkomo wins prestigious award
22 July 2016

Professor Stella Nkomo, Deputy Dean for Research and Postgraduate Studies in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the University of Pretoria, has been awarded the 2016 CEO Lifetime Country Achievement Award for South Africa.

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Future Africa Campus ground-breaking ceremony

A window into southern African ceramics conservation