Posted on December 13, 2022
NAS Faculty newsletter for December 2022 is now available
Posted on December 02, 2022
Congratulations to Prof Stephanie Burton (Professor in Biochemistry and Professor at Future Africa) for her appointment as Co-Chair of the Interacademy Partnership (IAP) board for the 2022-2024 mandate, and Prof Christian Pirk (Department of Zoology and Entomology) for his appointment as a member...
Posted on September 13, 2022
NAS Faculty newsletter for September 2022 is now available
Posted on June 13, 2022
Nearly 70 prizes were awarded at the Annual Exceptional Achievers Function for the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences students in May this year.
Posted on May 31, 2022
Faculty newsletter for May 2022 now available
Posted on October 02, 2019
Professor Barend Erasmus has been appointed as the Dean in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (NAS) at the University of Pretoria (UP) from 1 October 2019.
Posted on September 13, 2019
This year celebrates the 50th anniversary of the annual aerial survey of southern right whales conducted by the Whale Unit of the University of Pretoria’s Mammal Research Institute (MRI).
Posted on November 08, 2017
Researchers at the University of Pretoria form part of the Kalahari Meerkat Project in the Northern Cape's Kuruman River Reserve, which has studied groups of wild meerkats for over 20 years.
Posted on August 11, 2017
Prof André Ganswindt, a behavioural endocrinologist by training and the founder of the Endocrine Research Laboratory was appointed as Professor and Director of the Mammal Research Institute (MRI) at the University of Pretoria from 1 August 2017.
Posted on May 15, 2017
Electric fencing, although economical and effective, often result in the electrocution of non-target species. Among them are tortoises, and they are rapidly moving up on the Cites list of endangered animals.
Posted on April 24, 2017
Prof Nigel Bennett and Dr Heike Lutermann, of the University of Pretoria's Department of Zoology and Entomology, are involved in an exciting study on the naked mole rat that has been featured in Science.
Posted on July 13, 2015
University of Pretoria (UP) Profs Zander Myburg, Nigel Bennett and Dr Thulani Makhalanyane were winners of National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF)-BHP Billiton Awards.
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