Education Innovation: Schools as sites for social change

An interfaculty research team at UP is focussing on schools as sites for social change and the training of teachers to impart health-related messages.

Chair trains small-scale farmers and uplifts rural communities

The training of small-scale farmers and livestock handlers in primary animal health care not only uplifts and empowers rural communities, but also contributes to ensuring rural development and food security.

Sibo and the UP CSMC fight malaria at Mjejane Primary School

One of the University of Pretoria Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control (UP CSMC)’s key focus areas in the attempt to help eliminate the disease is educating people, especially those who live in malaria-endemic areas.

UP research waves the red flag against BTB

Prof Anita Michel of the Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases strongly doubts that there is a single buffalo herd in the nearly two million hectares of the Kruger National Park that does not have bovine tuberculosis (BTB).

In the front line of the fight against malaria

The University of Pretoria’s Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control believes that research is critical in combating malaria in a manner that is sustainable and without the potentially adverse health effects of toxic chemicals.

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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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Polio surveillance and diagnostic tools convening and training event

The University of Pretoria (UP), in collaboration with the University of Washington (UW) and PATH, an international non-profit organisation and a leader in global health innovation, will host a convening and training event for members of the global poliovirus steering committee and other key stakeholders at the UP’s Prinshof Campus from 1 to 5 June 2015.

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May 27
Senate Hall, University of Pretoria
May 28
14:00 - 16:00
Aldoel L9, Groenkloof Campus
May 29
Musaion, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria
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Inaugural GIBS report on alternative future scenarios released
22 May 2015

The Future of Business in South Africa project, conducted by the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), recently announced the launch of its inaugural GIBS alternative future scenarios for South African mining, manufacturing and financial services report.

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Launch of the Institute for Cellular and Molecular Medicine (ICMM)


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