Memorable moments: what makes a tourist experience?

A new feature has been published on Research Matters. This month the focus is on the work done by researchers in the Tourism Management Division in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences.

Scientists use statistics to differentiate African dolphin 'dialects'

Understanding how and when animal species use their environment is a fundamental ecological question and one that can be surprisingly difficult to answer, particularly when working in the marine environment.

Alien invasion - the threat is real

Dr Katelyn Faulkner and Prof Mark Robertson, from the Centre for Invasion Biology at the University of Pretoria, looked at the risks posed by alien species transported as stowaways on ships traveling to South Africa.

Nursing: A caring profession that has stood the test of time

As the single largest group of healthcare professionals, with a presence in all settings, nurses can have an enormous impact on the resilience of health systems.

Electric fences and small animals - a deadly combination

Electric fencing, although economical and effective, often result in the electrocution of non-target species. Among them are tortoises, and they are rapidly moving up on the Cites list of endangered animals.

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Curriculum transformation matters: The decolonial turn

Prof Norman Duncan, Vice-Principal: Academic at the University of Pretoria, cordially invites you to a public lecture on transformation titled 'Debates in the Decolonisation Movement and their Relevance for Curriculum Renewal in South African Higher Education', presented by Prof Crain Soudien, Chief Executive Officer of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC).

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May 24
08:00 - 12:00
Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria
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16:30 - 19:00
MakerSpace, Level 3, Merensky 2 Library, Hatfield Campus
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Amphitheatre, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria
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