Giving the defenceless a voice in court

Crimes committed against people with disabilities remains largely unaddressed. Three large-scale studies currently under way at UP aims to change this.

Energetics gives new insight into the decline of cheetahs

An acclaimed international study looking into new reasons behind the dwindling numbers of cheetah in southern Africa had its inception at the University of Pretoria.

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Department of Informatics focusing on Mobile Empowerment

The Department of Informatics secured a partnership in MOSAIC2B – an EU FP7 Fire Project – in 2014.


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UP researcher finds ways to improve the well-being of wildlife

14 November 2014

Dr Leith Meyer, Veterinary Sciences Pharmacology researcher at the University of Pretoria, is committed to finding solutions to improve the well-being of wild animals.


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'Icon of business' shares winning secrets at alumni breakfast


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