Research News

  • Turn it down!

    Posted on September 29, 2015

    Prof Bart Vinck and his research group from UP's Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology have done extensive research on the effect that exposure to recreational noise has on hearing loss in young people.

  • EBIT paper wins IEEE Africon 2015 Conference Best Paper Award

    Posted on September 29, 2015

    Prof Sunil Maharaj, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT), and one of his students, Mr Pandelani Munyai, won the Best Paper Award at the 2015 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Africon Conference.

  • Economics student receives medal for research on renewable energy

    Posted on September 18, 2015

    Exceptionally relevant and important research regarding renewable energy in South Africa was recognised on national level when Mr Jaco Weideman received the Economic Society South Africa (ESSA) Founders Medal for Masters Research 2015 at ESSA’s Biennal Conference, held in September 2015 at...

  • Four new SARChI research chairs awarded to UP

    Posted on September 03, 2015

    The University of Pretoria (UP) has been awarded four new research chairs under the South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI).

  • Three UP researchers receive NSTF awards

    Posted on July 13, 2015

    University of Pretoria (UP) Profs Zander Myburg, Nigel Bennett and Dr Thulani Makhalanyane were winners of National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF)-BHP Billiton Awards.

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