‘The ICJ has recruited a judge who is capable of great things’ – UP Interim VC on Prof Dire Tladi’s appointment to the World Court
Posted on November 24, 2023
“Prof Tladi, we’d like to commit our support to you as you take on the pursuit of global peace and justice,” said UP Interim Vice-Chancellor Professor Themba Mosia at a farewell ceremony for Professor Dire Tladi.
UP 2022 Sustainable Development Report shows sustainability becoming embedded into UP culture
Posted on October 02, 2023
UP's 2022 Sustainable Development Report shows UP is making progress in embedding a culture of sustainability, with meaningful contribution toward achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Future Africa to Help Implement Africa Charter on Transformative Research Collaborations
Posted on August 21, 2023
Future Africa, the pan-African platform for collaborative research at the University of Pretoria, has joined the steering committee to implement the Africa Charter for Transformative Research Collaborations.
Just energy transition is contentious but common ground is possible
Posted on August 17, 2023
Several areas of commonality came to light during a public lecture and panel debate held at the University of Pretoria’s Future Africa Campus, UP's pan-African platform for collaborative research, on Friday, 4 August.
Open Science and its Relevance in the African Context
Posted on June 30, 2023
In a recent interview on Business Talk, Dr Heide Hackmann, Director of Future Africa, discusses the power of open science in Africa's transformative innovation and collaboration.
UP professor nominated to serve as a judge at the International Court of Justice
Posted on June 21, 2023
Professor Dire Tladi, Future Africa's Research Chair of Global Equity in Africa and Professor of International Law, has been nominated as South Africa's candidate to serve as a judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
UP and Montpellier University launch collaborative PhD platform to establish global community of sustainability scientists
Posted on June 08, 2023
UP and the University of Montpellier have launched the Feed, Protect, Care Global Collaborative PhD Platform to address key challenges of sustainable development, & shape the scientific communities needed to design a common future.
SRI2022: Considering ethics in AI, healthcare in communities and making nature count
Posted on June 23, 2022
Professor Emma Ruttkamp-Bloem, Head of the Department of Philosophy at UP, presented on AI for environmental sustainability, zooming in on UNESCO’s Global Recommendations on the Ethics of AI.