Food Systems for New Realities - Call for abstracts
Posted on May 17, 2021
To progress towards sustainable and just food systems, Agri4D will bring together
researchers, policymakers and practitioners to engage actively with the challenges
of food systems. The conference aims to be a platform to take stock of the current
knowledge frontier, connect science to...
ARUA Early-Career Research Fellowships
Posted on May 13, 2021
Research Fellowship initiated by the African Research Universities
Alliance (ARUA), with support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, to support a total
of thirteen (13) Early-Career Research Fellows to undertake globally competitive research at
the ARUA Centres of Excellence (CoEs).
SAFEGUARDING AND COMPLIANCE TRAINING SEMINAR FOR RESEARCHERS
Posted on May 10, 2021
SAFEGUARDING AND COMPLIANCE TRAINING SEMINAR FOR RESEARCHERS - Free online event.
Date: 21 MAY 2021
Time: 07:00 GMT / 09:00 SAST / 10:00 EAT
Invitation to Submit Abstracts - ARUA Biennial International Conference 2021
Posted on May 06, 2021
Invitation to submit abstracts for the ARUA 2021 Biennial International Conference, taking place 18-20 November 2021.
Theme: Global Public Health Challenges – Facing Them in Africa. Deadline: 31 May 2021
Science is exhilarating
Posted on April 22, 2021
NAS Featured scientist: Prof Lise Korsten (Professor in Plant Pathology and Co-Director of the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security
Tasty, healthy and African: UP plays its part in international project to promote local crops and develop new food products
Posted on February 11, 2021
UP is representing South Africa in a 20-partner African and European consortium to boost food security and nutrition in Africa.
Change of Centre of Excellence Name - ARUA Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Food Systems
Posted on January 28, 2021
Food systems are central to addressing the global challenges of poverty, hunger, and the triple burden of malnutrition. Radical global changes, including emerging technologies both inside and outside the agriculture sector, are creating new challenges and opportunities. How these global trends...
Doctoral research by UP Food Science grad may help lower obesity and diabetes rates
Posted on November 26, 2020
Research by Dr Clarity Ropafadzo Mapengo, who recently graduated from UP has found that infrared energy can be used to make starch in foods like maize meal less digestible, thereby promoting satiety and potentially decreasing the risk and incidence of diabetes and obesity.