UP's Section Sports Medicine: Working to reduce injury rates among athletes

According to staff at UP's Section Sports Medicine, successful injury surveillance could motivate sporting bodies to consider and implement rule changes to improve player safety.

South Africa's competitiveness as a tourist destination examined

In a recent study by Prof Berendien Lubbe and her team at UP, researchers set out to determine South Africa's competitiveness as a tourism destination by finding out how the country is performing against its competitors.

Man's best friend to benefit from new surgical technique

Dr Japie Venter is a master of his craft. Not only has he developed a new technique for preventative hip dysplasia surgery in dogs, but he is also embarking on other small-animal surgeries that have rarely been done before.

Turn it down!

Prof Bart Vinck and his research group from UP's Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology have done extensive research on the effect that exposure to recreational noise has on hearing loss in young people.

Finding the perfect balance between money, the environment and people

Ms Yvonne Reilly, of UP's Department of Auditing, is focussed on using her skills to bring attention to South Africa's multi-layered wildlife industry and to address related concerns.

Considering the University of Pretoria?

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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Swedish-South African Nobel Inspired Lecture Series

The National Research Foundation and the Swedish Embassy will host the annual Nobel Inspired Lecture Series from 12:00–16:00 on 12 October 2015 in the Musaion on the University of Pretoria’s Hatfield Campus.

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Oct 05
5 Oct - 10 Oct
University of Zambia
Oct 07
7 Oct - 11 Oct
08:00 - 14:00
Faculty of Law, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria
Oct 10
10:00 - 12:30
Kgorong Building, Unisa Main Campus
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UP students compete in international synthetic biology competition
8 October 2015

2015 marks the first year that a student team from the University of Pretoria (UP) participated in the International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition and only the third time that an African team participated in this prestigious event.

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UP in a nutshell - Faculty of Health Sciences

A day in the life of UP Health Sciences student