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Around the world, many teachers are choosing to leave their home countries once they've qualified. It's a global phenomenon, and one that impacts both developed and developing nations.

Agriculture training in South Africa badly needs an overhaul. Here are some ideas

According to Prof Frans Swanepoel, one of the major reasons that the agricultural sector is currently unable to realise its full potential is the fact that education and training practices is in need of a very serious overhaul.

Unravelling the mysteries of meerkat behaviour

Researchers at the University of Pretoria form part of the Kalahari Meerkat Project in the Northern Cape's Kuruman River Reserve, which has studied groups of wild meerkats for over 20 years.

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The Faculty of Health Sciences has a long and proud tradition of excellence in the education of health care professionals. At the heart of this is the Faculty's commitment to quality in teaching and learning.

The pathogen discoverer – in search of novel and/or emerging tick-borne pathogens

Prof Marinda Oosthuizen is a pathogen discoverer, always on the lookout for novel and/or emerging tick-borne pathogens. Understanding what something is, why it is there and what it can do is her forte.

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Public lecture: Linking bats with emerging viral diseases: Do we know for sure?

The Poliomyelitis Research Foundation cordially invites you to the 12th James HS Gear Memorial Lecture on Monday, 20 November 2017, where Prof Wanda Markotter will deliver a public lecture titled 'Linking bats with emerging viral diseases: Do we know for sure?' Prof Markotter is the incumbent of the SARChI Chair in Animal Infectious Diseases (Zoonoses) and Director of the Centre for Viral Zoonoses in the Department of Medical Virology at the University of Pretoria.

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