News

  • Are We Post-Racial Yet? | A lecture with David Goldberg hosted at the CAS

    Posted on February 29, 2016

    Has legacy of racial discrimination and disadvantage been waning?

  • UP professor appointed to board for Water Research Commission

    Posted on February 01, 2016

    Minister of Water and Sanitation, Nomvula Mokonyane, recently appointed the new Board of the Water Research Commission (WRC), which will be led by well-known water sector activists, Dr Nozibele Mjoli, who will serve as Chairperson, and our very own Prof Sibusiso Vil-Nkomo as Deputy Chairperson.

  • A new perspective on research leadership at Tuks

    Posted on November 30, 2015

    As the challenges we face in the world, and especially in Africa, become more complex, a different style of science leadership is required. The Tuks Young Research Leader Programme (TYRLP) was launched to address this.

  • Prof Robin Crewe re-elected to Council of The World Academy of Sciences

    Posted on November 26, 2015

    At the General Meeting of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), held in Vienna, Austria on 19 November 2015, Professor Robin Crewe, Director of the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship at the University of Pretoria (UP), was elected to serve a second term as TWAS council member for Africa.

  • The Political Economy of Developmental State-making in South Africa

    Posted on November 02, 2015

    Essentially, the research traces state-making processes over the past 100 years, and underline the primacy and centrality of both ideas and politics in shaping and conditioning the character of the modern state.

  • The Political Economy of Developmental State-making in South Africa

    Posted on November 02, 2015

    Essentially, the research traces state-making processes over the past 100 years, and underline the primacy and centrality of both ideas and politics in shaping and conditioning the character of the modern state.

  • UP and CIRAD dedicated to governance innovation

    Posted on November 02, 2015

    The University of Pretoria (UP) and the French Agricultural Research and International Cooperation organisation, working for the sustainable development in the South (CIRAD), have recently signed a five-year agreement establishing the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation (GovInn) at UP...

  • The passing of Prof Jan Boeyens

    Posted on August 28, 2015

    It is with regret that we received the news of the passing of Prof Jan Boeyens, an Extraordinary Professor at the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship. He passed away on Wednesday 26 August. He had recently returned from Indaba 8, a conference organized by the South African Crystallographic...

Copyright © University of Pretoria 2019. All rights reserved.

FAQ's Email Us Virtual Campus Share