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  • South African universities and the SDGs

    Posted on February 14, 2020

    The South African SDG Hub hosted a seminar attended by participants from academic and research institutions, government and civil society. The purpose of the seminar was to network and to get a sense of the barriers and opportunities of research uptake by policymakers.

  • UP academic attends Australasian Finance and Banking Conference

    Posted on February 14, 2020

    Eduard Toerien, a lecturer in the Department of Financial Management, recently attended the 32nd Australasian Finance and Banking Conference (AFBC), hosted by the University of New South Wales (UNSW) at the Shangri-La hotel in Sydney, Australia. He presented a paper titled ‘On the...

  • Alumna profile: Phumzile Langeni

    Posted on February 11, 2020

    Bringing about a more just and equitable society in South Africa is one of the goals alumna Phumzile Langeni has set herself. Read more here about her career, highlights and ‘golden guidelines’.

  • South African scholars from the University of Pretoria visit the Leadership Excellence Institute Zeppelin

    Posted on February 04, 2020

    The Leadership Excellence Institute Zeppelin at Zeppelin University has been collaborating with the Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL) at the University of Pretoria since 2017/2018. Numerous mutual visits have marked the excellent academic cooperation between the two...

  • Alumna profile: Noelani King Conradie

    Posted on February 03, 2020

    In celebration of a century of academic excellence at the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS), a range of esteemed alumni will henceforth be profiled in weekly question-and-answer features. Today, the spotlight is on Noelani King Conradie

  • SPMA joins the SA delegation to the 40th AAPAM Roundtable Conference

    Posted on December 13, 2019

    A 27-member strong South African delegation of academics and public service practitioners attended the 40th Annual African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM) Roundtable Conference.

  • Will renewables cut electricity prices in South Africa? It’s complex

    Posted on November 13, 2019

    The transition from fossil fuels to cleaner energies is a global pursuit. But it’s faster and more intensive in some countries than others. Take the case of South Africa.

  • Responsible Leadership in Rising Economies Conference in Slovenia

    Posted on November 12, 2019

    Prof Derick de Jongh, Director of the University of Pretoria’s Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL) and Dr Yolande Steenkamp, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the ALCRL, participated in the Academy of Management Specialised Conference with the theme “Responsible Leadership...

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