NAS Women: Studying and working in science is a rewarding challenge
Posted on August 30, 2021
Women’s Month: Focus on Ms Nina Parry
NAS Women: A zoologist trying to save the world
Posted on August 04, 2021
Women's Month: Focus on Ms Jawi Ramahlo
NAS celebrates Women’s month in style
Posted on August 01, 2021
NAS celebrates Women’s month in style, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Women’s Month
UP-led project launches innovative fellowship to develop African food systems researchers
Posted on July 23, 2021
The Food Systems Research Network for Africa (FSNet-Africa) fellowship has officially launched, and 20 early-career researchers from six African countries joined their mentors from the UK and Africa in the first week of activities.
UP research: Standard digital cameras help scientists map how tall structures threaten birds
Posted on July 14, 2021
Researchers at UP are mapping bird flight height in 3D, using standard digital cameras, to understand how vulnerable various bird species are to tall structures such as wind turbines and to help protect them.
UP scientist co-authors study on biodiversity loss index
Posted on July 01, 2021
A study co-authored by Dr Bernard Coetzee, a senior lecturer in the Department of Zoology and Entomology at the University of Pretoria (UP), has detailed how chance events could alter the Living Planet Index (LPI), a measure of the world’s biological diversity based on population trends.
Understanding the agricultural, veterinary and medical importance of insects
Posted on June 06, 2021
NAS featured scientist:
Dr Mesfin W Gossa - SANBI Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Zoology and Entomology and the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute.
Biologists play a critical role in addressing the current global environmental crisis
Posted on May 30, 2021
Scarce skills in the natural and agricultural sciences
Focus on an ornithologist: Prof Andrew McKechnie (Holder of the South African Research Chair in Conservation Physiology, South African National Biodiversity Institute) in the Department of Zoology and Entomology