Chair in Shopping Centre Studies founded at UP

A partnership between the South African Council for Shopping Centres and the Department of Construction Economics at the University of Pretoria, has resulted in the founding of a Chair in Shopping Centre Studies.

Employing the arts in the fight against malaria

A group of drama students from UP recently had the opportunity to perform an educational play on malaria at two rural primary schools in HaMakuya, a village in the Vhembe District of Limpopo.

Bill Gates to deliver the 14th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

The Nelson Mandela Foundation, in association with the University of Pretoria, is delighted to announce that Bill Gates will deliver the 14th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture on 17 July 2016, the eve of Mandela Day.

BANKSETA grant changes the lives of UP students

The Banking Sector Education and Training Authority (BANKSETA) changed the lives of 75 students when it donated R9 million to the University of Pretoria (UP) for student bursaries.

The fruit industry's big problem

Dr Chris Weldon, of the Department of Zoology and Entomology at UP, is researching the prevalence of fruit flies and how certain species are able to tolerate certain weather conditions better than others.

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7th Annual Neuroscience Conference

The Neuroscience Research Group of the University of Pretoria cordially invites you to attend Neuroscience Day on 26 May 2016. This annual conference is characterised by its rich diversity of topics and multidisciplinary nature, and aims to provide a platform for individuals involved in all the various facets of the neurosciences to share their research findings and future aspirations.

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Uniting researchers and journalists to bring about positive change
19 May 2016

UP's Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being is involved in an international programme working towards bridging the gap between academia and the media by bringing them together to drive policy change in food security.

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Future Africa Campus ground-breaking ceremony

A window into southern African ceramics conservation