Research News

  • PhD Chemistry student selected to attend 67th Nobel Laureate meeting

    Posted on March 15, 2017

    Mr Frederick Malan, a final-year PhD student in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Pretoria, is one of only five South African postgraduate students selected to attend the 67th Nobel Laureate meeting in Lindau, Germany, from 25 to 30 June 2017.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The time to be innovative is now!

    Posted on May 18, 2016

    The Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Pretoria celebrated the academic achievements of its top students at its annual Outstanding Achievers Function earlier in May this year.

  • UP Derek Gray Award rewards young scientists

    Posted on October 26, 2015

    The University of Pretoria and Prof Rosemary Gray recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding as partners of the prestigious University of Pretoria (UP) Derek Gray Award.

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