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  • Know thy enemy in the exhaust

    Posted on November 18, 2020

    When it comes to the environment, we all agree it needs protecting. It is arguably only Aloysius O'Hare from Dr Suess' The Lorax that will sing about the trees: "I say, let it die, let it die, let it die..."

  • 2020 IE Projects Evening Webinar

    Posted on November 13, 2020

    The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Pretoria hosted its very first Webinar, celebrating the 2020 final year projects.

  • UP involved in hydrogen fuel cell systems training of TVET students

    Posted on November 09, 2020

    The University of Pretoria (UP) is involved in the training of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college graduates in Hydrogen Fuel Cell systems. This is in partnership with Bambili Energy, the Department of Higher Education, Science and Innovation (DSI), and the Energy &...

  • Global Youth Leaders’ Summit 2020: Transforming Crisis into Re-connection

    Posted on November 03, 2020

    The students of the University of Pretoria attended the “Global Youth Leaders’ Summit 2020: Transforming Crisis into Re-connection. The hybrid summit took place during the weekend of the 24 and 25 October 2020 and was hosted by the Service-Learning and Leadership Office (SLLO) of The...

  • Engineering 4.0 – A road to a smart future

    Posted on September 21, 2020

    Consider that South Africa is 18th in the world in terms of the longest network of paved roads. By ‘paved’ we mean bitumen-surfaced and concrete roads. We have 158,000 kilometres of paved roads and a total road network (paved and gravel) of 750,000 kilometres.

  • World-Renowned Statistician Prof. C .R. Rao -100 years old

    Posted on September 10, 2020

    Professor Calayampudi Radhakrishna Rao (C.R.Rao) is presently living with his daughter (Prof Tejaswini Rao, Professor of Nutrition, City University of New York, Buffelo) and was an Eberly Professor Emeritus of Statistics, and Director of the Centre for Multivariate Analysis at Pennsylvania State...

  • Urban green spaces are essential for well-being

    Posted on September 08, 2020

    The importance of being able to access open spaces, especially green spaces in urban environments, has never been more evident than during the current state of social distancing and restriction of movement brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. This was especially significant during the first...

  • JCP students learn compassion and kindness through mask projects!

    Posted on August 26, 2020

    The Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology students continue to contribute face masks towards the fight against covid-19.

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