• SASAS awards Gold Medal to Prof Jannes van Ryssen

    Posted on December 01, 2015

    Prof Jannes Jansen van Ryssen, an extraordinary professor in the Department of Animal and Wildlife Sciences at the University of Pretoria, was recently awarded the Gold Medal from the South African Society for Animal Science (SASAS).

  • PhD student in Animal Science wins two esteemed scholarships

    Posted on November 18, 2015

    A PhD student in the Department of Animal and Wildlife Sciences, Nadia Swanepoel, was recently awarded two prestigious international scholarships.

  • Protecting the Garden of Eden

    Posted on June 05, 2015

    Dr Michael Kock of the Department of Production Animal Studies has more than 30 years’ experience as a wildlife vet and is regarded as one of the top forest elephant veterinary experts in the world.

  • UP research shows leopard numbers are vulnerable

    Posted on March 11, 2015

    UP research has found that leopard survival rates in protected, as well as in non-protected areas, are low and that this is largely a result of human activities.

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