NAS Research Symposium: 4 - 5 September 2024



Advancing new frontiers in natural and agricultural sciences by showcasing cutting-edge research, postgraduate education and collaboration with industry will be centre stage at the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (NAS) second Research Symposium from 4 to 5 September 2024 in the Sanlam Auditorium, UP Conference Centre.

Following the success of the inaugural Symposium in 2023, the Faculty is building on the momentum with this year’s event, where topics such as interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research, industry partnerships, and national and international collaboration will be discussed.

This hybrid event will mobilise researchers, postdoctoral fellows and students from various departments in the faculty and university, as well as members of industry and researcher organisations. 

Tentative programme:
4 September 2024:
Theme 1: Agriculture and Food
Theme 2: Water resource management
Theme 3: Postgraduate and postdoctoral study experiences
5 September 2024:
Theme 4: Animal and Human Health
Theme 5: Big Data Science
Theme 6: Postgraduate poster session

Contact Person: Prof Vinesh Maharaj ([email protected])

NAS hosted its first-ever Research Symposium on 29-30 August 2023. showcasing faculty research. Click here for an article and some photos of the event.
For those who missed the event, both days are available online:
Watch Day 1                Watch Day 2



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