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  • IOUS Module Webinar 2: Extended use for Ultrasound

    Posted on August 10, 2020

    On 7 August 2020, the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Pretoria hosted a Webinar focusing on the Extended Use for Ultrasound in Neurosurgery.

  • UP’s SEMLI launches research study on returning to sport after COVID-19

    Posted on August 06, 2020

    A study on the effects of COVID-19 and other respiratory infections on athletes returning to training and competition is being launched by the Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Institute (SEMLI) at the University of Pretoria (UP) in association with the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

  • UP and Healthcare Workers Care Network sign MOU to tackle mental health

    Posted on August 03, 2020

    The University of Pretoria (UP) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Healthcare Workers Care Network (HWCN) to help tackle mental health challenges that affect healthcare practitioners.

  • VIDEO: What If? #StaySafe

    Posted on August 01, 2020

    "Safety isn't expensive, it's priceless." - Jerry Smith COVID-19 affects everyone. Prevent it from affecting your loved ones by protecting yourself. Their lives are in your hands.

  • Doctoral Student wins International Best Abstract Award

    Posted on July 30, 2020

    The most fundamental aspect of writing an award-winning abstract is to perform award-winning research. On 14 July 2020 postdoctoral student, Dr Ismaheel Lawal was awarded the 2020 International Best Abstract Award by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMI) for the study...

  • UP research partnership makes foray into battle against pandemic by winning SAPRIN bid to host Gauteng urban research nodes

    Posted on July 21, 2020

    The SAPRIN call award seeks to establish a health and demographic surveillance system (HDSS) in urban areas in Gauteng and the City of Cape Town metropole. Thus far, demographic research nodes exist in South Africa only in rural areas.

  • Sanlam Donates Masks to the School of Medicine

    Posted on July 20, 2020

    The School of Medicine received a donation of 1800 five-layer masks and sanitisers for each medical student from Sanlam to help the Faculty fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation will go a long way in helping safeguard against the COVID-19 disease brought about by the coronavirus.

  • Public Health Webinar: A view from the Research Fairness Initiative Speakers

    Posted on July 18, 2020

    On 17 July 2020, the Public Health Association of South Africa and the School of Health Systems and Public Health hosted a webinar focusing on the topic: “Are the global research collaborations to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic more equitable than before? A view from the Research Fairness...

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