UP-led project inspires African girls to engage in science
Posted on February 28, 2023
To celebrate International Day for Women and Girls in Science, female researchers from the FSNet-Africa network inspired young girls to pursue careers in science.
New search feature transforms access to articles on UP-hosted SDG repository
Posted on February 14, 2023
The South African Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Hub, hosted by UP, has revolutionised its search function to make it easier for policymakers and others to have quick access to relevant research about the SDGs.
NAS Faculty newsletter for December 2022 (third edition) is now available
Posted on December 13, 2022
NAS Faculty newsletter for December 2022 is now available
Honey-making begins at the flower, according to new UP discovery
Posted on December 09, 2022
Prof Susan Nicolson from UP’s Department of Zoology and Entomology, and her colleagues, Dr Hannelie Human and Prof Christian Pirk, discovered that honeybees removed most of the water while collecting nectar from macadamia flowers.
World Soil Day - The importance of soil
Posted on December 05, 2022
We celebrate World Soil Day on 5 December 2022.
Threats to food security and nutrition – global environmental climate change, COVID-19 and conflict
Posted on November 22, 2022
Food security experts recently published an article in BMJ reflecting on the threats that global environmental climate change, COVID-19, and conflict have had on global food security and nutrition.
Prof Reyers plays instrumental role in UN’s latest Human Development Report
Posted on November 03, 2022
Prof Belinda Reyers, Professor of Sustainability Science in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Pretoria, has spent the past three years working with the team behind the UN Human Development Report as a member of their Advisory Group and a member of the...
Collaboration is key to enabling food security in Africa
Posted on October 25, 2022
Senior researchers reflected on lessons learned from their past research and fellows shared their aspirations for contributing to sustainable and equitable food systems.