First group of ASELPH students graduate at UP
Posted on May 12, 2015
The first cohort of 48 students who completed the Albertina Sisulu Executive Leadership Programme in Health (ASELPH) at UP were awarded their Postgraduate Diplomas in Health Systems Management at the Autumn Graduation Ceremony.
In the front line of the fight against malaria
Posted on May 11, 2015
The University of Pretoria’s Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control believes that research is critical in combating malaria in a manner that is sustainable and without the potentially adverse health effects of toxic chemicals.
Stomping out malaria
Posted on April 30, 2015
Chad Anderson, a master’s student at the University of Pretoria’s School of Health Systems and Public Health (SHSPH), is passionate about eradicating malaria in Africa and believes that education will be the key that ends the disease’s deadly reign on the continent.
World Book Day at UP presents the future of publishing now
Posted on April 29, 2015
To commemorate World Book Day, the University of Pretoria’s Library Services hosted a presentation by Prof Tahir Pillay on the ground-breaking publication of South Africa’s first digital interactive science textbook.
University of Pretoria gets ICC accreditation as a testing centre for suspected illegal bowling actions
Posted on April 28, 2015
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has accredited five centres around the world – in Brisbane, Chennai, Cardiff, Loughborough and Pretoria – as testing facilities for the ICC ‘Regulations for the review of bowlers reported with suspected illegal bowling actions’.
Bedside to bench: Research by new institute at UP driven by patients in need
Posted on April 28, 2015
The recently launched Institute for Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of Pretoria draws on seven of the institution's nine faculties, with 20 cross-disciplinary research projects across four streams.
UP student runner up in Young Science Communicator Competition
Posted on April 21, 2015
Petrie Jansen van Vuuren, an MSc student under the supervision of Prof Peet du Toit in the Department of Physiology at the University of Pretoria (UP), was named runner-up in the 2014/2015 Young Science Communicator Competition.
Prof Mashudu Tshifularo lauded at international conference
Posted on April 02, 2015
Prof Mashudu Tshifularo, Head of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology (ear, nose and throat studies, ENT) at the University of Pretoria (UP), is widely recognised as one of the best ENT specialists in the country.