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  • PhD Chemistry student selected to attend 67th Nobel Laureate meeting

    Posted on March 15, 2017

    Mr Frederick Malan, a final-year PhD student in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Pretoria, is one of only five South African postgraduate students selected to attend the 67th Nobel Laureate meeting in Lindau, Germany, from 25 to 30 June 2017.

  • Meteorology student selected to attend International Summer School

    Posted on December 14, 2016

    Jean du Preez, a Meteorology honours student in the Department of Geography, Meteorology and Geoinformatics at the University of Pretoria was selected to attend the Maïdo Observatory Summer School (MOSS) in Reunion from 28 November to 3 December 2016.

  • Best first-year lecturer in NAS awarded

    Posted on December 13, 2016

    A lecturer who inspires and motivates students ... This encompasses Mr Carel Oosthuizen, the first-year co-ordinator for Animal Diversity in the Department of Zoology and Entomology who received the Best First-year Lecturer Award in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (NAS) on 2...

  • SAAWK Student symposium Winners

    Posted on November 24, 2016

    The SAAWK Student symposium was held at the University of North West, Potchefstroom, on 27 and 28 October 2016. This symposium is held in Afrikaans.

  • Solar Fuel and Energy Storage

    Posted on November 01, 2016

    A workshop on Solar Fuel and Eenrgy Storage was held on 6-7 October in Pretoria

  • Natural product chemist leads Department of Chemistry

    Posted on September 26, 2016

    Prof Vinesh Maharaj, a natural product chemist who was trained in the discovery of new drug leads based on biodiversity samples, was appointed as the Head of the Department of Chemistry from 1 September 2016.

  • Geology student awarded with Corstorphine Medal

    Posted on August 01, 2016

    Sameera Mohamed, a PhD student at the University of Pretoria, was recently honoured by the Geological Society of South Africa with the Corstorphine Medal.

  • UP Biotechnologist one of the Next Einsteins

    Posted on July 06, 2016

    Pelly Malebe, a Biotechnology PhD candidate at the University of Pretoria, was recently selected as the Next Einstein Forum Ambassador for South Africa and represented the Next Einstein Forum and her country at the 2016 global gathering.

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