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Research and innovation at the University of Pretoria

Research at UP is at the apex of the University’s long-term strategic plan, UP 2025, which is to be a leading research-intensive university in Africa. Equally important is the University’s international visibility and the impact of its research and innovation on socio-economic development in South Africa and in the region. UP therefore deliberately balances its focus on research and innovation and the partnerships fostered by creating an environment that is conducive to scholarly pursuits. A wide range of research and professional areas underscores the strength of UP in research and postgraduate education, and also the areas in which UP is positioned as a research leader in Africa and internationally. The information presented here relates to our leaders in research, a selection of UP’s research achievements, and the research focus areas and themes that define the research identity of the University.


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UP Research Review 2015

Research Matters

UPSpace Institutional Repository

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