Death is temporary - the resurrection of the naked mole rat

Prof Nigel Bennett and Dr Heike Lutermann, of the University of Pretoria's Department of Zoology and Entomology, are involved in an exciting study on the naked mole rat that has been featured in Science.

Malaria Awareness Week: Spreading the word about a killer disease

The University of Pretoria Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control has initiated an awareness campaign about malaria, during which focus will also be placed on some of the research being done at the Institute.

Africa's protected areas have only a quarter of the elephants they should

A new study from the Conservation Ecology Research Unit (CERU) at the University of Pretoria provides an estimate of the number of elephants that should be present in 73 protected areas spanning 21 African countries.

New compounds show promise for the treatment of tuberculosis

A study by researchers in the Department of Chemical Pathology at the University of Pretoria has identified three compounds that may have potential for the treatment of tuberculosis.

Video message from the VC to students and staff | End of first quarter 2017

With the first quarter of 2017 behind us we have plenty to celebrate. Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, Professor Cheryl de la Rey, highlights some of our successes over the past four months.

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Autumn Graduation Ceremonies 2017

The University of Pretoria's Autum Graduation Ceremonies will take place from 30 March to 10 May 2017. The sessions will be livestreamed via YouTube so that family and friends who cannot attend the ceremonies can also be a part of our students' big moment. Click on 'Find out more' to watch the events as they take place.

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Apr 25
12:00 - 14:00
Auditorium, Level 3, Merensky 2 Library, Hatfield Campus
May 04
12:00 - 13:30
Auditorium, Merensky 2 Library, Hatfield Campus
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