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  • Big year for forestry at UP

    Posted on December 09, 2020

    Not only did the Forestry Programme at the University of Pretoria (UP) celebrate ten years in 2020, but Prof Paxie Chirwa, the incumbent of the South African Forestry Companies Limited (SAFCOL) Forestry Chair, co-edited a book on the Miombo Woodlands.

  • MSc student attends international Plant Breeders congress

    Posted on December 03, 2020

    Ms Ingrid Marais, an MSc Biotechnology student in the Molecular Plant Pathogen Interactions research group in the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) and the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences at the University of Pretoria, was recently selected to attend the National...

  • Latest T&L@NAS Bulletin (2020) now available

    Posted on February 06, 2020

    Latest T&L@NAS Bulletin (2020) now available

  • NAS celebrates excellence in teaching

    Posted on December 16, 2019

    What started off as a departmental initiative grew exponentially and culminated in an awards ceremony where excellence in teaching was celebrated at Faculty level. At the last FLY@NAS event for 2019, cluster awards in all four clusters (Biological Sciences, Food and Agricultural Sciences,...

  • University of Pretoria: Striving to Feed 10 Billion People by 2050

    Posted on December 05, 2019

    One year ago United Nations Academic Impact announced the inauguration of the UNAI SDG Hubs, UNAI member institutions selected as exemplars for their innovative scholarship and engagement related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) who serve as resources for best practices for the UNAI...

  • Third successful interdisciplinary training school on solar energy and photosynthesis held at UP

    Posted on November 27, 2019

    A very unique postgraduate spring school on solar energy and photosynthesis recently took place at the University of Pretoria (UP). This annual event, which attracts overwhelming interest, is unlike any other around the world due to three key elements: the African focus, the truly...

  • University of Pretoria to host UN Week of Science and Peace Conference on 12 November

    Posted on November 11, 2019

    The University of Pretoria is set to host a UN Week of Science and Peace Conference on 12 November in Pretoria, with the title African Innovative Solutions to Sustainable African Peace and Development.

  • NATHouse scooped up more than a handful of awards

    Posted on October 25, 2019

    Not only did NATHouse win six awards at the annual Day and Faculty House Awards Ceremony hosted by the Division of Student Development (DSD) recently, but their Faculty Guardian, Dr Quenton Kritzinger, was also awarded as the Faculty Guardian of the Year. He also received this award in 2017.

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