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  • UP veterinary science students make a difference

    Posted on March 04, 2016

    A group of veterinary science students from the University of Pretoria recently went to Makapanstad village in the North West province, where they had the opportunity to gain first-hand experience handling farm animals without the aid of standard animal-handling facilities.

  • UP veterinarians do their part to save our rhino

    Posted on March 03, 2016

    As the rhino poaching crisis escalates, this year's theme for World Wildlife Day, 'The future of wildlife is in our hands' is a chilling reminder of the situation in South Africa.

  • The future of wildlife in our hands

    Posted on March 03, 2016

    On 3 March 2016, the UN celebrates World Wildlife Day with the theme 'The future of wildlife is in our hands'.

  • SASAS awards Gold Medal to Prof Jannes van Ryssen

    Posted on December 01, 2015

    Prof Jannes Jansen van Ryssen, an extraordinary professor in the Department of Animal and Wildlife Sciences at the University of Pretoria, was recently awarded the Gold Medal from the South African Society for Animal Science (SASAS).

  • PhD student in Animal Science wins two esteemed scholarships

    Posted on November 18, 2015

    A PhD student in the Department of Animal and Wildlife Sciences, Nadia Swanepoel, was recently awarded two prestigious international scholarships.

  • The ethics of meat production

    Posted on August 05, 2015

    Prof Edward Webb has conducted years of intensive research in animal science to find acceptable ways of improving farming methods to enhance the well-being of animals, which, in turn, will result in better quality animal produce.

  • Saving our planet through research and scholarship

    Posted on June 10, 2015

    The various faculties at UP are making waves in their efforts in the field of conservation and are committed to promoting practices that make more sustainable use of the Earth’s natural resources.

  • UP research shows leopard numbers are vulnerable

    Posted on March 11, 2015

    UP research has found that leopard survival rates in protected, as well as in non-protected areas, are low and that this is largely a result of human activities.

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