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  • The physiology of stress

    Posted on July 03, 2015

    What does stress really do to our bodies? While we all understand the symptoms of the stress response, few of us know what the underlying physiological mechanisms are.

  • Research helps to identify South Africa’s lost children

    Posted on June 08, 2015

    The doctoral research of Dr Nanette Briers from the Forensic Anthropology Research Centre (FARC) at the University of Pretoria (UP) will help to identify the remains of unknown children found in South Africa.

  • Education Innovation: Schools as sites for social change

    Posted on May 21, 2015

    An interfaculty research team at UP is focussing on schools as sites for social change and the training of teachers to impart health-related messages.

  • UP Faculty of Health Sciences hosts 6th annual Neuroscience Day

    Posted on May 21, 2015

    The Neuroscience Research Group, which forms part of the Institute for Cellular and Molecular Medicine (ICMM) at the University of Pretoria (UP), hosted their 6th annual Neuroscience Day on Wednesday, 13 May 2015.

  • Sibo and the UP CSMC fight malaria at Mjejane Primary School

    Posted on May 18, 2015

    One of the University of Pretoria Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control (UP CSMC)’s key focus areas in the attempt to help eliminate the disease is educating people, especially those who live in malaria-endemic areas.

  • 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.

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