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Preserving the gift of sight

Eyesight is something that is easily taken for granted. It is so fundamental to a person’s being that it is difficult to imagine life without it.

AIME launches at UP

“We know that education is the most powerful weapon in the world (in terms of tackling society’s inequalities), as the late Nelson Mandela espoused; and by building bridges between the haves and the have-nots, the powerful and...

Food policy and nutrition economics in the SDG era

For analysts and academics alike, the world of development policy changes quickly. Decision-makers are faced with increasing complexity and a growing list of elements that have to be taken into account in policy reform and design.

Hearing loss, a silent epidemic: get your hearing tested

More than 3 million South Africans suffer from permanent disabling hearing loss, while about 6 million have some degree of hearing loss and might not know it, according to Professor De Wet Swanepoel, professor of Audiology at the...

The Great Karoo – a refuge for the trapdoor spider

The Karoo stretches 400 000 square kilometres over the provinces of the Eastern, Northern and Western Cape. Its vast, open semi-desert landscapes offer a sense of escapism and nothingness, guaranteeing peace and tranquillity for...

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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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Sci-Enza Holiday Programme

The University of Pretoria’s Sci-Enza science centre on the Hatfield Campus is hosting a 'Science is Fun' holiday programme.

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Mar 01
1 Mar - 18 May
Edoardo Villa Museum, University of Pretoria, Hatfield
Mar 22
14:30 - 15:30
MakerSpace 3-14, Merensky 2 Library, Hatfield Campus
Mar 25
Aula, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria
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International study says SA school reading literacy is in trouble

From audits to action: UP data is saving moms and babies