UP research focuses on women in African agriculture
Posted on August 12, 2020
As we celebrate Women’s Month in South Africa, it is a fitting time to reflect on the role of women in food and nutrition security on the African continent.
Ubuntu and the Principle of Co-Agency in African Ecology – Conversation with James Ogude
Posted on August 06, 2020
On 6 August 2020, Professor James Ogude participated in STREAMS, an international conference for the Environmental Humanities. Professor Ogude participated in a conversation on "Ubuntu and the Principle of Co-Agency in African Ecology" with Isabel Perez.
Partnerships are crucial for delivering food for Africa in a transforming agri-food system in the ‘new normal’, say experts at regional universities forum webinar
Posted on July 22, 2020
The recently awarded Food Systems Research Network for Africa, a collaborative initiative between the University of Pretoria, the University of Leeds and the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network, is a good example of partnerships for building capacity that are key for...
Call for Postdoctoral Fellowship Applications: Humanities for the Environment
Posted on May 25, 2020
The Humanities for the Environment (HfE) programme at the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship, the University of Pretoria, invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship commencing in the second half of 2020 or at the start of 2021.
The University of Pretoria in a CHCI-Mellon Global Humanities Institute Grant
Posted on April 28, 2020
Pretoria, 22 April 2020 – The Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship at the University of Pretoria is collaborating with the University of Texas Humanities Institute in a grant awarded by the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI), located at the University of Wisconsin...
Academy of Sciences of South Africa (ASSAf) congratulates our Director on his A rating
Posted on April 01, 2020
At the start of 2020, Director of the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship, Professor James Ogude, was awarded an A-2 rating by the National Research Foundation (NRF).
UP increases number of NRF A-rated scientists to 16 as two academics score coveted A grade
Posted on March 11, 2020
Two highly respected University of Pretoria academics, Professor Jean M-S Lubuma and Professor James Ogude have been awarded A-2 ratings by the National Research Foundation (NRF), bringing UP’s total number of scientists in this category to 16.
UP’s Prof Frans Swanepoel recognised for creating impact for Africa’s agricultural development
Posted on December 10, 2019
Professor Frans Swanepoel, Fellow at the Centre for Advancement of Scholarship and Director: International Strategic Partnerships, was recently honored by RUFORUM during its 15th AGM in Ghana for his significant contributions in pursuit of excellence in higher education in Africa and creating...