Sport, exercise medicine and lifestyle research in the spotlight at UP
Posted on September 06, 2016
The University of Pretoria has identified 'Sport, exercise medicine and lifestyle interventions for chronic disease' as one of its four main strategic niche areas for research activity in the next decade.
Working together to eliminate malaria in southern Africa
Posted on September 05, 2016
Eight southern African countries affected by malaria have banded together under the auspices of an initiative called the E8, to implement malaria control and elimination strategies in a coordinated fashion.
School builds capacity of African forensic science professionals
Posted on August 29, 2016
The first African School of Humanitarian Forensic Action, led by the International Committee of the Red Cross and Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team, is currently being hosted at the University of Pretoria.
Official opening of the Tšwelopele Building on the Prinshof Campus
Posted on August 17, 2016
The newly built Tšwelopele Building on the Prinshof Campus of the University of Pretoria was officially opened by the Honourable Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, and the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of UP, Prof Cheryl de la Rey on Monday, 15 August 2016.
Homegrown solutions for South Africa's hungry
Posted on August 01, 2016
The University of Pretoria's Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being is actively working with poor communities to turn the tide on hunger through various uplifting and innovative projects.
2nd South African Malaria Research Conference to be presented by UP
Posted on July 29, 2016
The University of Pretoria Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control (UP ISMC) will present the 2nd South African Malaria Research Conference at the University’s Groenkloof Campus from Sunday, 31 July, to Tuesday, 2 August 2016.
Prof Pattinson receives prestigious award from the Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns
Posted on July 28, 2016
Prof Robert Pattinson, Director of the South African Medical Research Council's Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies Unit in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Pretoria, has been awarded the Havenga Prize for Medicine by the Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir...
Science Communication in the spotlight at UP
Posted on July 21, 2016
The University recently launched Research Matters, an exciting new website that showcases and highlights some of its research and innovation output and emphasises the impact of this work in South Africa, Africa and globally.