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Ground-breaking surgical procedure by South African veterinarians regarded as the first of its kind

In what is regarded as a first of its kind, a group of South African veterinarians, together with a maxillofacial surgeon, succeeded in surgically lengthening the misaligned jaw of an adult male chimpanzee.

Some flies like crowds

Entomologists at the University of Pretoria are assessing which flies are best for recycling organic waste.

Free Entrepreneurship Programme supports budding entrepreneurs at UP

Join the entrepreneurship support ecosystem at UP at no charge. You have youth and time on your side and if you have entrepreneurial passion to boot you have much to gain by starting to utilise the system without delay.

Chair in Innovative Rock-breaking Technology established at UP

The newly established AEL Mining Services Chair in Innovative Rock-breaking Technology will reside within the Department of Mining Engineering at the University of Pretoria (UP).

Another veterinary painkiller found to be toxic to vultures

In South Asia, the frequent and widespread use of certain drugs to treat cattle and buffalo has led to a catastrophic decline in the populations of vultures that consume livestock carcasses.

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10th Annual SPMA International Conference on Public Management and Administration

In celebration of a decade of debating public administration and management issues in an era of multiple challenges and constraints, Professor Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu, Director of the School of Public Management and Administration (SPMA) at the University of Pretoria, will be hosting the 10th Annual SPMA International Conference on Public Administration at the Burgerspark Hotel from 26 to 27 October 2017.

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Oct 18
13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Hall 8, Groenkloof Campus, University of Pretoria
Oct 26
26 Oct - 27 Oct
Burgerspark Hotel, Pretoria, South Africa
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