Featured Research: Justice & Society

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    UP study reveals impact of office gossip on black gay and lesbian individuals in workplaces

    A study by University of Pretoria (UP) researchers that investigated the effects of office gossip on black gay and lesbian South Africans has revealed the significant challenges faced by these individuals in South African workplaces.

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    RE.SEARCH 8: Connect

    In a world in which there is an ever-encroaching digital footprint and high-tech solutions, it is vital that we reconnect with an outlook of compassion, care and communication. We do this through connection and connectivity. The theme of our latest issue, ‘Connect’, highlights how UP lives up to its motto, “Make Today Matter”, and demonstrates how our African research connections and...

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    RE.SEARCH 7: Just Transitions

    This edition explores the theme of ‘Just Transitions’ which is generally characterised by ideas of sustainability and the greening of the economy, and supported by the ideas of resistance, rethinking and restructuring society for a better and more equitable future. As one of the most impactful producers of research in South Africa, UP has several specialised research teams that are on the...

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    RE.SEARCH 6: Open

    This issue features research from all of the University of Pretoria's nine faculties and our business school, the Gordan Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and shows how our research is opening a new world and a better future.

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    UP studies show how police-community partnerships can reduce crime in high-risk cities

    Research by the University of Pretoria (UP) has demonstrated the importance of community policing forums in fighting crime in high-risk environments, such as in Johannesburg.

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    Interventions against crime

    Research done by experts at the University of Pretoria shows that community policing addresses one of South Africa’s most pressing societal concerns: the security and safety of lives and properties.

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