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  • Physics postgraduate student selected to attend Nobel Laureate Meeting

    Posted on April 12, 2019

    Mr Justin Harrison, a recent MSc graduate from the Department of Physics at the University of Pretoria (UP), is one of only 20 top young scientists from South Africa to attend the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting dedicated to physics later this year in Lindau, Germany. The Academy of Science of...

  • First Soapbox at NAS with two renowned academics

    Posted on April 05, 2019

    Two seasoned academics from the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (NAS), Prof Jan Verschoor (Biochemistry) and Prof Wentzel Schoeman (Chemistry) recently gave their own unique flavour to the term ‘soapbox’.

  • Georg Forster Award Winner

    Posted on March 01, 2019

    Professor Egmont Rohwer, who heads the University of Pretoria’s (UP) Mass Spectrometry and Chromatography Laboratory in the Department of Chemistry, was recently awarded the prestigious Georg Forster award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany. Every year, the Foundation...

  • Latest T&[email protected] Bulletin (2019) now available

    Posted on February 04, 2019

    The second issue of the 2019 NAS T&L Bulletin was officially launched on 1 February 2019. According to Dr Rory Biggs from the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, one of the editorial members of the Bulletin, "The T&[email protected] Bulletin aims to be a forum for sharing thoughts,...

  • Chemistry Nobel laureate offers advice to UP academics and students

    Posted on January 10, 2019

    The University of Pretoria was proud to host 2016 Chemistry Nobel laureate Sir Fraser Stoddart recently, when he spoke at UP’s Future Africa campus. In his lecture, Sir Fraser said that, to be successful as academics, teachers should prioritise their students’ needs and put them ahead...

  • Public lecture by Sir Fraser Stoddart on 5 December 2018

    Posted on November 28, 2018

    Public lecture by the winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 “for the design and synthesis of molecular machines” on 5 December 2018

  • Official launch of the NAS T&L Bulletin - Wednesday 1 August 2018

    Posted on July 31, 2018

    Official launch of the NAS T&L Bulletin - Wednesday 1 August 2018

  • New Collaboration agreement

    Posted on July 06, 2018

    Collaboration agreement between University of Würzburg, the NGO Förderverein Uni Kinshasa, and UP.

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