Study aims to address complex genomics of human diversity and prostate cancer

Prof Riana Bornman is the South African Study Director of the Southern African Prostate Cancer Study (SAPCS) - a project that is shedding light on the scope and impact of prostate cancer in the central to northern regions of SA.

Empowering communities to beat malaria

Dr Taneshka Kruger, from the UP CSMC is very passionate about eliminating malaria in South Africa, and eventually in Africa as a whole and has been involved in research on the subject for a number of years.

UP postdoctoral fellow studies the effects of divorce on children in Tanzania

Dr Chris Mauki's research focusses on exploring and explaining the potential effects of marital dissolution (both positive and negative) on the academic development and psychosocial well-being of children in Tanzania.

Help for pets suffering from noise phobia

Dr Quixie Sonntag, veterinarian and animal behaviourist at UP's Faculty of Veterinary Science, advises pet owners to pay attention to signs that their pet may suffer from noise phobia.

Fighting breast cancer in the laboratory

Prof Annie Joubert and her team at UP are committed to finding novel treatments that target cancer cells specifically, while causing the least possible amount of discomfort to the patient.

Considering the University of Pretoria?

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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Inaugural address: Professor Paul Sumner

Professor PD (Paul) Sumner, Head of the Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology at the University of Pretoria, cordially invites you to his inaugural address entitled, 'Geographical paradigms: from past to present, from point to planet', on Thursday, 26 November 2015.

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Nov 25
Lecture Hall 3-29, HW Snyman North Building, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria
Nov 26
09:30 - 11:30
Merensky Library, Research Commons, Seminar Room 1, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria.
Nov 26
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UK Commonwealth Awardee returns to UP after collaborative research abroad
24 November 2015

Ms Tracey Hurrell, a PhD student in the Department of Pharmacology at UP and one of UP's UK Commonwealth Awardees, says that the opportunity to complete part of her studies at one of the leading academic institutions in the world has changed the paradigm of her thinking, research endeavours and future aspirations.

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World Teachers' Day Celebration

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