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  • World leader in new steel research visits UP

    Posted on December 08, 2017

    Next-generation bainitic steel, a substance with remarkable properties, was the central theme of a colloquium hosted by the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering at the University of Pretoria on 4 December 2017.

  • Prof Josua Meyer receives A-rating from NRF

    Posted on December 07, 2017

    Prof Josua Meyer, Head of the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, is the latest researcher from the University of Pretoria to receive an A-rating from the National Research Foundation (NRF).

  • Research at UP — a retrospective review now published

    Posted on November 22, 2017

    The production of the annual Research Review is always a highlight in the research calendar of the University of Pretoria, and the Research Review 2016 was no exception.

  • MOBILE+2 project – Mobility for International Learning Experiences

    Posted on November 20, 2017

    Ms Nthabiseng Ramosoeu from the Department of Information Science in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, has been selected to participate in the MOBILE+2 project, Mobility for International Learning Experiences, which is being administered by the Department...

  • Harmony supports the UP Chair in rock engineering and numerical modelling

    Posted on November 06, 2017

    In June 2013, the University of Pretoria (UP) established a research chair in Rock Engineering in the Department of Mining Engineering. The initial aim was to conduct research on specific rock engineering issues, in an attempt to provide a safer working environment in deep level hard rock mines.

  • Chair in Innovative Rock-breaking Technology established at UP

    Posted on October 09, 2017

    The newly established AEL Mining Services Chair in Innovative Rock-breaking Technology will reside within the Department of Mining Engineering at the University of Pretoria (UP).

  • New improved mosquito traps developed in partnership between UP ISMC and private sector

    Posted on September 26, 2017

    The UP Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control is assisting in the design and testing of an innovative solar-powered trap to monitor mosquito populations, especially in areas where malaria and arboviruses require vector control.

  • Promising mosquito repellent formulations to fight malaria

    Posted on September 05, 2017

    Researchers from the Institute of Applied Materials and the UP Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control recently discovered a special blend of two repellents with improved mosquito repellent efficacy and persistence.

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