Sport medicine and lifestyle researchers fight diabetes, heart disease and depression

At the University of Pretoria, we believe that the solutions to global problems can be found in the research we do today. Visit Research Matters to find out more about how UP researchers are making their days matter.

Harmonising the legal environment for adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights

A research project by researchers at the Centre for Child Law in collaboration with Enterprises UP, examined laws, policies and related sources that impact adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights in 23 African countries.

HIV and discrimination: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons and their unique HIV vulnerabilities in SA

On World Aids Day 2016, Geoffrey Ogwaro from the Centre for Human Rights at UP writes about leveling the plane for all vulnerable groups in South Africa in terms of disparities that fuel the discriminatory regime of HIV and Aids care.

Ending the Rape Culture

Gender inequalities are at the heart of rape culture in South Africa and without conscious, sustained and deliberate efforts to dismantle them, the problem will prevail, writes Patience Mungwari-Mpani from the Centre for Human Rights.

Anything to declare? UP makes a move to protect South Africa’s borders from invaders

Ms Katelyn Faulkner and Prof Mark Robertson from the Department of Zoology and Entomology at the University of Pretoria, developed a model to prioritise inspections aimed at preventing biological invasions.

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