Opinion: How to create jobs in the age of robots and low growth
Posted on June 26, 2017
Prof Lorenzo Fioramonti, a full professor of Political Economy and founding director of the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation (GovInn) at the University of Pretoria, discusses how jobs can be created in the age of robots and low growth in an article that recently appeared on The...
Science has the power to boost farming in Africa. But a lot has to change
Posted on June 26, 2017
Professor Frans Swanepoel from the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship at the University of Pretoria, discusses the possibilities that science offers for the future of farming and food security in Africa.
Opinion: The path towards a 'human economy' needs no help from elitist agendas
Posted on June 09, 2017
Dr Jason Musyoka, a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Pretoria (UP)'s Human Economy Programme, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship at UP, discusses the path towards a 'human economy' in article that recently appeared on The Conversation.
Opinion: As Trump smacks the climate, the world must do better to save the planet
Posted on June 06, 2017
In an article that was recently published on The Conversation, Prof Lorenzo Fioramonti writes that it is high time to ask whether conventional approaches to sustainable development are enough to deal with the multiple crises facing the world.
Opinion: Growth is dying as the silver bullet for success. Why this may be a good thing
Posted on May 31, 2017
Prof Lorenzo Fioramonti writes about how growth is dying as the silver bullet for success and why this may be a good thing in an article that recently appeared on The Conversation.
Prof Jan Boeyen's final book launched in 2017
Posted on May 11, 2017
On 2 March 2017, " The Quantum Gamble" by Professor Jan Boeyen's was launched at the University.
UP lead support on Higher Education and Science Technology & Innovation for Africa
Posted on May 10, 2017
In March 2015 the African Union Commission (AUC) established a Committee of 10 Heads of State as African Champions of Education, Science and Technology.
Third round of the ASLP connects young science leaders across Africa
Posted on May 03, 2017
The Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP) serves early-career researchers in basic and applied science, engineering, social sciences, the arts and the humanities, using a highly interactive approach to training, application of skills to leadership projects, peer support and mentorship.