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Department of Family Medicine brings hope to drug users

The University of Pretoria’s Department of Family Medicine’s work with the City of Tshwane to assist drug users reduce and stop their drug usage is yielding results.

Collaboration leads to breakthroughs in cancer therapy

The Faculty of Health Science’s Department of Nuclear Medicine has entered a collaboration with the European Commission’s science and knowledge service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC), to develop a new breakthrough treatment...

Message from the Vice-Chancellor and Principal: UP’s 110th Birthday

February 10th 2018 is a very special day on the UP calendar as our university will be 110 years old.

UP leads the world in using nuclear therapy to fight cancer

Most people have, in some way or other, been affected by cancer, whether through the loss of a loved one or a personal fight against the big C, a dreaded and often incurable disease.

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The University of Pretoria is a multi-faculty research-intensive university with campuses in Pretoria, its surrounds, and in the country’s economic hub, Johannesburg. The University is conveniently situated in close proximity to government departments and major research entities in Pretoria, including the National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

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Creative Industry Imbizo at the Musaion Theatre

South Africa’s creative industries are gathering at the University of Pretoria on Saturday, 24 February 2018, to showcase how important copyright is for the vitality and growth of our creative industries (including music, publishing, literary and dramatic arts and film and entertainment) and to highlight how many of government’s recent proposals to amend our copyright legislation may harm the rights of our already vulnerable creatives.

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Feb 21
09:00 - 14:00
Rautenbach Hall
Feb 23
Sanlam Auditorium, University of Pretoria’s Hatfield Campus.
Feb 26
26 Feb - 2 Mar
Room 2-67, Graduate Centre, University of Pretoria, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria
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International study says SA school reading literacy is in trouble

From audits to action: UP data is saving moms and babies