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  • EBIT PhD student honoured at annual Women in Science Awards

    Posted on September 01, 2017

    Marilize Everts, a PhD student in the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT) at the University of Pretoria, was recently honoured at the Women in Science Awards for the second time in three years.

  • Youth and leaders in mining and metallurgy meet to shape the future

    Posted on August 17, 2017

    'Leadership in the mineral sciences industry' was the main topic at the 3rd Career and Leadership Conference of the Young Professionals Council (YPC), organised by the student societies of the University of Pretoria's departments of Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering and Mining...

  • Top 100 women bursary event

    Posted on August 15, 2017

    The Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology presented its first bursary event for women on Saturday, 12 August 2017 to honour the top 100 Grade 12 women who applied to study engineering at the University of Pretoria and were admitted to EBIT programmes for 2018.

  • Footsteps Along the Tracks project uncovers largely forgotten cultural heritage

    Posted on August 02, 2017

    UP and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands present the Footsteps Along the Tracks project, which uncovers the largely forgotten cultural heritage represented by the Netherlands South African Railways Company (NZASM).

  • Two new textbooks from the pen of Prof Ramesh Bansal

    Posted on July 24, 2017

    Prof Ramesh Bansal, Group Head (Power) at the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology at the University of Pretoria, has published two new books.

  • UP graduate appointed to Eskom Interim Board

    Posted on July 19, 2017

    Dr Pulane Molokwane, a PhD graduate from the University of Pretoria (UP), was appointed to the Eskom Interim Board by Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown, on 23 June 2017.


    Posted on July 13, 2017

    A Seminar co-hosted by the University of Pretoria, the Delft University of Technology and CSIR Built Environment.

  • Department of Architecture undertakes research project for Clay Brick Association of South Africa

    Posted on July 04, 2017

    Over the last years, a detailed analysis of the environmental impacts of clay brick production and utilisation in South Africa was commissioned by the Clay Brick Association of South Africa and Swisscontact, co-funded by the National Research Foundation and conducted by the Department of...

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