Replacing fat in food without compromising sensory properties leads to PhD for UP student
Posted on May 18, 2020
You don’t have to sacrifice taste for less fat in your favourite mayonnaise, and Dr Joyce Agyei-Amponsah has proven it scientifically, earning a PhD in Food Science from the University of Pretoria (UP) in the process.
Master’s student in Food Science won prestigious Brian Koeppen scholarship
Posted on April 06, 2020
Nomzamo Magano, a master’s degree student in Food Science at the University of Pretoria (UP) recently received the Brian Koeppen Memorial Scholarship from the South African Association of Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST).
NATHouse scooped up more than a handful of awards
Posted on October 25, 2019
Not only did NATHouse win six awards at the annual Day and Faculty House Awards Ceremony hosted by the Division of Student Development (DSD) recently, but their Faculty Guardian, Dr Quenton Kritzinger, was also awarded as the Faculty Guardian of the Year. He also received this award in 2017.
Clothing retail management students explore sustainability with Mapula Embroideries
Posted on October 23, 2019
How can local embroiders contribute to clothing retail management students’ understanding of sustainability and community engagement? By linking Clothing Retail Management students in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences with a local community engagement initiative, Mapula...
How combining and fermenting grains can help nutrition in Africa
Posted on May 27, 2019
With the emergence of climate change, alternative solutions are needed to improve the availability of food. This is particularly true in Africa where most countries rely on rain to water their plants. Consequently, food becomes scarce during periods of drought.
PhD (Food Science) student awarded first prize for oral presentation excellence at IUFoST 2018
Posted on November 07, 2018
Thulani Sibanda, a PhD (Food Science) student in the Department of Consumer and Food Sciences at the University of Pretoria was awarded the first prize in the 2018 Food Safety without Borders Graduate Student Paper Competition at the International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST)...