Creating heart-healthy environments
Posted on October 13, 2015
Staff of the Department of Cardiology at UP are actively involved in research on the alarming increase in cardiac disease in South Africa, as well as changes in the local epidemiology of coronary artery disease.
Bambanani - Conference on the move
Posted on October 08, 2015
The University of Pretoria (UP) was privileged to host a joint conference with The Network: Towards Unity for Health (The Network: TUFH) and the South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) in September this year.
UP's Section Sports Medicine: Working to reduce injury rates among athletes
Posted on October 06, 2015
According to staff at UP's Section Sports Medicine, successful injury surveillance could motivate sporting bodies to consider and implement rule changes to improve player safety.
UP academic inducted as fellow of international society
Posted on September 21, 2015
Prof Christa Krüger, a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Health Sciences, was inducted as a fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) earlier this year.
Dr Kritzinger wins the Colgate Postgraduate Research Competition
Posted on September 11, 2015
Dr Dorette Kritzinger of the Department of Odontology, School of Dentistry recently won the Colgate Postgraduate research competition of the SA division of the IADR (International Association for Dental Research).
UP’s Maxillofacial Prosthodontics Project: Restoring faces and changing lives
Posted on August 31, 2015
The Department of Prosthodontics in the School of Dentistry at the University of Pretoria (UP) is one of only a few centres in the country where specialised maxillofacial prosthodontics services are offered to state patients.
Research in the Faculty of Health Sciences showcased at UP
Posted on August 26, 2015
This year’s eagerly anticipated Faculty of Health Sciences’ Research Day at the University of Pretoria (UP) was an eclectic mix of research and innovation.
First-of-its-kind 3D imaging workshop set to change the way we see
Posted on August 21, 2015
This October, UP will be hosting a first-of-its-kind 3D imaging workshop that is likely to change the face of research in South Africa.