'Naledi, an African journey', a real triumph

The UPYC's musical production, Naledi, an African journey aims to instill in our youth pride in their African heritage, background, language and race, and to act as a baseline for our identity as South Africans.

New Centre for Viral Zoonoses established at UP

The newly established Centre for Viral Zoonoses at the University of Pretoria will strive to generate new knowledge of zoonotic pathogens in humans and animals, and to identify intervention strategies for effective disease control.

Model enables risk predictions for avian flu

Most countries are not well prepared to cope with a possible avian influenza pandemic. Dr Folorunso Oludayo Fasina from the Faculty of Veterinary Science has developed a risk model to limit the spread of this disease.

How safe is our drinking water?

South Africa is one of only a handful of countries that has drinkable tap water. With ever increasing water pollution levels however, the quality of our water is fast becoming a debateable topic.

Livestock protein supplement of the future

Ms Nina Parry, a master's student in the Department of Zoology and Entomology at UP, is investigating the use of fly maggots to reduce organic waste and to process these maggots into a protein for livestock and farmed fish.

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Parent-Child Programme

The University of Pretoria and Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital will once again present the multi-award-winning Parent-Child Programme on 5 and 6 July 2016. The programme focuses on exploring the relationships between caregivers and children in their care, behavioural techniques, working with children and adolescents with mental health special needs, and ethical conundrums in the context of child and adolescent mental health.

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11:00
Leadership Centre, Economic and Management Sciences Building, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria
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School of Public Management and Administration Boardroom 3-118, Economic and Management Sciences Building, Hatfield Campus
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Room 3-47, Economic and Management Sciences Building, Hatfield Campus
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Prof De Wet Swanepoel awarded British Association Medal
30 June 2016

Prof De Wet Swanepoel, professor of Audiology at the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at the University of Pretoria, was awarded the S2A3 British Association Medal for his contributions to the use of technology and connectivity to fight hearing impairment.

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Future Africa Campus ground-breaking ceremony

A window into southern African ceramics conservation