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  • 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.

  • Prof Stella Anyangwe elected to Board of Directors of WADEM

    Posted on March 31, 2015

    Prof Stella Anyangwe has been elected as Director for the Africa Region on the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) Board.

  • Department of Nuclear Medicine lauded by the International Atomic Energy Agency

    Posted on March 26, 2015

    The Department of Nuclear Medicine at the University of Pretoria received accolades from the Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency who recognised the Department for its extensive research into improving the lives of cancer patients and the training offered to medical nuclear...

  • Health System Strengthening in Preparation for NHI

    Posted on March 06, 2015

    The Albertina Sisulu Executive Leadership Programme in Health (Aselph), in collaboration with the Department of Health, held a Health Policy Seminar at the University of Pretoria. The theme was ‘Health System Strengthening in Preparation for National Health Insurance (NHI)’.

  • Discovery leads to patenting and international demand

    Posted on March 02, 2015

    The recent UP discovery of a novel compound holds so much promise that some of the world’s leading scientists and pharmaceutical companies want to get involved in its future development.

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