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.
UP academic's latest book reviewed in the Financial Times
Posted on April 06, 2017
Professor Lorenzo Fioramonti's latest book titled The world after GDP: economics, politics and international relations in the post-growth era, has been reviewed in a full-page article in the Financial Times.
Mama Mudu’s Children
Posted on March 24, 2017
The Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship (CAS) and the Ubuntu Project cordially invite you to a performance by UP students of the drama, Mama Mudu’s Children. This play on ubuntu is written and directed by Masitha Hoeane and supported by UP Arts.
Scientists from around Africa gather to develop leadership capacity in the third round of the ASLP
Posted on March 14, 2017
Twenty-two outstanding scientists from all major regions of Africa will participate in the third round of the Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP). The scientists represent basic and applied sciences, and span a wide variety of disciplines including the social sciences and humanities.
UP academic discusses politics of developmental state-making in post-apartheid SA in new book
Posted on March 06, 2017
Dr Sihle Moon, a Research Fellow at the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship and Lecturer in Developmental studies at the University of Pretoria, recently published a book titled Political economy of state-making in post-apartheid South Africa.
Prof James Ogude appointed as Director: Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship
Posted on January 17, 2017
The University is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor James Ogude as the new Director of the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship (CAS) with effect from 1 January 2017.
Op-Ed: Why Europe's 'fortress' approach to the migration crisis won't work
Posted on November 25, 2016
Dr Chris Nshimbi, Research Fellow and Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation at the University of Pretoria and a colleague from the University of Zululand writes about why Europe's 'fortress' approach to the current migration crisis won't work, in an article that...