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.
This issue features research from all of the University of Pretoria's nine faculties and our business school, the Gordan Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and shows how our research is opening a new world and a better future.
Veld fires are common in South Africa and according to local studies will increase in frequency over the next three decades. Farmers are emotionally and financially affected by fires, sustaining losses including feed, facilities, livestock, and future performance of surviving livestock exposed to...
Dr Ross Elliott, a specialist small animal veterinary surgeon at UP’s Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital, worked with a team from Somaliland’s Cheetah Conservation Fund to save Janet, a cheetah, from amputation and euthanasia.
UP academics are playing a lead role in the reintroduction of wild cheetahs into India as part of efforts to ensure the global survival of the species. It will be the first intercontinental species reintroduction of its kind.