UP EXPERT OPINION: Regional collaboration and transdisciplinary research could end malaria in SADC
Posted on November 06, 2023
Malaria claims the life of an African child every two minutes.
UP EXPERT OPINION: Increasing HIV-positive donors in stem cell transplantation
Posted on October 31, 2023
Increasing HIV-positive donors in stem cell transplantation can help create a future where no patient is left without hope due to a lack of suitable donors, write UP’s Dr Candice Hendricks and Prof Michael Pepper.
UP EXPERT OPINION: Tackling obesity and inactivity can alleviate SA’s escalating diabetes crisis
Posted on October 20, 2023
The 2023 Diabetes Summit, which is taking place at UP on 15 November, aims to propel all stakeholders involved in diabetes prevention and management –to confront diabetes head on, write SEMLI’s Lizanne Meyer and Dr Patrick Ngassa Piotie of UP’s Diabetes Research Centre.
University of Pretoria deputy dean to lead the Africa-Europe Multimorbidity Cluster of Excellence
Posted on October 18, 2023
Prof Tivani Mashamba-Thompson, a molecular biology medical scientist who is Deputy Dean: Research and Postgraduate Studies in the Faculty of Health Sciences at UP, is co-leading the Africa-Europe Multimorbidity Cluster of Excellence.
UP researcher shortlisted for Cancer Grand Challenges funding
Posted on September 12, 2023
As part of a team of researchers from five countries, Professor Zodwa Dlamini aims to tackle the pressing issue of cancer inequities by attempting to define the causes of cancer disparities in diverse underserved populations.
UP wins big at 2023 NRF Awards
Posted on August 31, 2023
The University is very pleased to be so well represented by these exceptional individuals and recognises the extraordinary role that they play, not only with their own research, but in elevating the research of their colleagues at the University.
2023 Shanghai Ranking affirms UP’s research excellence and impact
Posted on August 18, 2023
UP has been ranked number two in South Africa and Africa in the highly cited researchers' category of the 2023 Shanghai Ranking. Overall, the university ranked number three in the country and fourth in Africa.
UP EXPERT OPINION: Uniting against viral hepatitis – a call to action for South Africa
Posted on July 28, 2023
“As a leading academic institution, the University of Pretoria stands at the forefront of medical research and education. Our commitment to addressing public health challenges, including viral hepatitis, remains unwavering.”