Clear track to the future

Prof Hannes Gräbe is convinced that researchers at the University, in collaboration with railway stakeholders, have the technical expertise and facilities needed to be a leader in railway engineering in Africa.

Discovery leads to patenting and international demand

The recent UP discovery of a novel compound holds so much promise that some of the world’s leading scientists and pharmaceutical companies want to get involved in its future development.

Saving vultures across the world

Prof Vinny Naidoo, director of UP’s Biomedical Research Centre and specialist veterinary pharmacologist with the South African Veterinary Council, has led the way to find suitable NSAID alternatives that would be safe for vultures.