Dr Sian Tiley-Nel, curator of UP’s Mapungubwe Collection and head of its Mapungubwe Archive, scooped a deal with UK’s top academic publisher, BAR, with her groundbreaking book, ‘Past Imperfect’, about UP and Mapungubwe.
Professor Teresa Pidduck and Sumarie Swanepoel predicted the case’s eventual outcome in a paper titled ‘Sobering up in South Africa: The Sin Tax Consequences of a Pandemic’ and published in December 2021.
A UP-led team is using the momentum of light to trap particles. This optical trap has been used with collaborators to demonstrate a hidden property in light that remains unchanged even when it passes through turbulence.
Rising temperatures as a result of climate change will affect bird species differently, and their abilities to withstand extremely hot conditions depend on the part of the world that they find themselves in and the climatic region to which their physiology has become adapted over the course of...
Congratulations to Dr Marivate for being awarded the GoogleAI Research Scholar for 2022 for his work on the investigation into the consolidation of learnings of language models and language tools for South African languages and beyond.
Recent research has indicated that, in addition to the anxiety induced by health fears and the uncertainty and disruption caused by the pandemic, the newly adopted hybrid workplaces can also increase the risk of mental health problems due to its complexity and interruption of the new normal.
Earlier this month, the National Science and Technology Forum announced the finalists for this year’s NSTF-South32 Awards. UP congratulates and celebrates nine of our own researchers who have been nominated!
‘The Pan-African Pantheon: Prophets, Poets and Philosophers’, a collection of essays authored by 37 African, Afro-Caribbean and African-American scholars, and edited by UP’s Prof Adekeye Adebajo, details the roots and routes of Pan-Africanism.
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