International Mother Language Day

Today we celebrate International Mother Language Day. The theme for 2017 is mother tongue and multilingual education with a focus on celebrating and respecting cultural diversity and multilingualism.

Africa has an air pollution problem but lacks the data to tackle it

Prof Janine Wichmann from the School of Health Systems and Public Health at the University of Pretoria discusses Africa's air pollution problem and the data needed to address it in an article published on The Conversation.

Why it's hard to control the Fall armyworm in southern Africa

The Fall armyworm poses a serious threat to African agriculture and food security, and according to Prof Kerstin Kruger, its arrival is a particularly heavy blow for southern Africa which is just recovering from a severe drought.

Getting ready for the career you love

Prof Kobus Maree, from the Department of Educational Psychology in the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria, has some advice for students on choosing a fulfilling career.

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Arnold Theiler Building, Lecture Hall 1-35, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Onderstepoort
Feb 27
Tuks Stadium, UP Sport Campus, Hatfield
Mar 06
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Musaion, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria
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