Bee nutrition and human food security

The Department of Zoology and Entomology’s Prof Sue Nicolson, her colleague Prof Christian Pirk, and the Honeybee Research Group at UP are investigating how bees cope with varying diets.

Research yields interesting results about acute lower respiratory infections and HIV in children

Dr Salome Abbott has been collaborating with an international team of researchers to gather comprehensive data on the viral workings of acute lower respiratory infections among HIV-infected children in South Africa.

Mastercard Scholars at University of Pretoria keep the African dream alive

The University of Pretoria (UP) is proud to welcome 43 Scholars from all over the African continent as part of the 2016 cohort of the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program.

Key information on Zika virus and South Africa

Prof Leo Braack from the Zoonoses Research Unit and the Department of Medical Virology at UP, says that South Africans should be made aware that, in terms of Zika virus, there is no cause for panic in this country.

Research aims to bring human agency back to the environmental crisis

UP's recently established African Observatory for Environmental Humanities promotes the notion of ‘earth keeping’ and positions itself at the intersection of indigenous value systems and modernity.

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Research seminar: Managing the student-supervisor relationship: roles and responsibilities

The Department of Research and Innovation Support, in collaboration with the Department of Library Services, cordially invites you to attend this research seminar that will be presented by Prof Bernard Slippers on Friday, 12 February 2016.

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CGIS wins prize at Durban AgriHack Talent Challenge
12 February 2016

A team of postgraduate Geoinformation Science students from the Centre for Geoinformation Science (CGIS) recently won the climate change category at the Durban AgriHack Talent Challenge.

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