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UP researchers weigh in on bird flu outbreak

University of Pretoria (UP) researchers are working with the poultry industry and the National Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to contain the current bird flu outbreak in South Africa.

Alternative currencies are the future: why it matters for development

Prof Lorenzo Fioramonti from the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation (GovInn) at the University of Pretoria, discusses the future of alternative currencies and why it matters for development.

Ensuring better health and proper care for cheetahs in captivity

Dr Adrian Tordiffe, from the Department of Paraclinical Sciences at UP, has been intrigued by diseases in captive cheetahs since his days working as a clinical veterinarian at the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa.