Students shine at SASREG Conference
Posted on February 01, 2016
Students from the Reproductive Biology Laboratory (RBL) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Pretoria (UP) received five of the seven awards in the national research category at the national conference of the Southern African Society of Reproductive Medicine and...
UP academics appointed in prominent positions at the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa
Posted on January 27, 2016
Two academics from the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria, Prof Mike Sathekge and Dr Flavia Senkubuge, have been appointed as President and Junior Vice-President of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa (CMSA), respectively.
Merck Serono, UP CSMC and stakeholders discuss opportunities for collaboration
Posted on December 14, 2015
Members of the South African Medical Research Council (MRC) and the University of Pretoria Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control (UP CSMC) recently met with representatives from Merck Serono and other stakeholders, to discuss opportunities for collaboration with regard to malaria control and...
UP innovators rewarded at GAP sciences awards
Posted on December 11, 2015
Three researchers from the University of Pretoria (UP) received awards at the GAP sciences awards function that took place at The Innovation Hub in Pretoria on Friday, 20 November 2015.
School of Health Care Sciences reach out to community in celebration of World AIDS Day
Posted on December 03, 2015
As their contribution to World Aids Day 2015, staff of the University of Pretoria’s School of Health Care Sciences, in collaboration with various partner organisations, hosted an event at Olievenhoutbosch Clinic on Friday, 27 November 2015.
First African Conference on the Health Effects of Endocrine Disruptors successfully hosted by UP
Posted on December 01, 2015
The Environmental Chemical Pollution and Health (ECPH) Research Unit in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria (UP), successfully hosted the first African Conference on the Health Effects of Endocrine Disruptors at the Skukuza Conference Centre in the Kruger National Park.
UK Commonwealth Awardee returns to UP after collaborative research abroad
Posted on November 24, 2015
Ms Tracey Hurrell, a PhD student in the Department of Pharmacology at UP and one of UP's UK Commonwealth Awardees, says that the opportunity to complete part of her studies at one of the leading academic institutions in the world has changed the paradigm of her thinking, research endeavours and...
Study aims to address complex genomics of human diversity and prostate cancer
Posted on November 23, 2015
Prof Riana Bornman is the South African Study Director of the Southern African Prostate Cancer Study (SAPCS) - a project that is shedding light on the scope and impact of prostate cancer in the central to northern regions of SA.