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  • Fourteen year old joins UP

    Posted on February 01, 2017

    At just 14, when most teenagers are still at high school, top achiever Hjalmar Rall is getting ready to join other 18 year olds in undergraduate studies, and he has chosen the University of Pretoria.

  • Meteorology student selected to attend International Summer School

    Posted on December 15, 2016

    Jean du Preez, a Meteorology honours student in the Department of Geography, Meteorology and Geoinformatics at the University of Pretoria was selected to attend the Maïdo Observatory Summer School (MOSS) in Reunion from 28 November to 3 December 2016.

  • Best first-year lecturer in NAS awarded

    Posted on December 13, 2016

    A lecturer who inspires and motivates students ... This encompasses Mr Carel Oosthuizen, the first-year co-ordinator for Animal Diversity in the Department of Zoology and Entomology who received the Best First-year Lecturer Award in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (NAS) on 2...

  • Article in The Conversation

    Posted on November 30, 2016

    Tjaart Krüger and Michal Gwizdala have published an article in The Conversation Africa.

  • Visitor to the department

    Posted on October 10, 2016

    Dr. Georgios Linardopoulos (NCSR Demokritos and University of Athens, Greece) is visiting the department from Sept. 21 to October 12, 2016.

  • Natural product chemist leads Department of Chemistry

    Posted on September 26, 2016

    Prof Vinesh Maharaj, a natural product chemist who was trained in the discovery of new drug leads based on biodiversity samples, was appointed as the Head of the Department of Chemistry from 1 September 2016.

  • Workshop on String Theory

    Posted on September 20, 2016

    The physics department will host the 7th Joburg Workshop on String Theory from Dec. 5-9, 2016.

  • UP celebrates hybrid model of teaching and learning with a unique fair

    Posted on June 24, 2016

    The first-ever hybrid fair was recently hosted at the University of Pretoria (UP) to celebrate the hybrid model of teaching and learning.

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