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Homegrown solutions for South Africa's hungry

The University of Pretoria's Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being is actively working with poor communities to turn the tide on hunger through various uplifting and innovative projects.

Geology student awarded with Corstorphine Medal

Sameera Mohamed, a PhD student at the University of Pretoria, was recently honoured by the Geological Society of South Africa with the Corstorphine Medal.


Research explores the role of music in ballet dancers' experience of flow

An interest in the well-being of performers led Dr Clorinda Panebianco, a senior lecturer in the Department of Music, to undertake a study with professional ballet dancers to investigate the role of m

2nd South African Malaria Research Conference to be presented by UP

The University of Pretoria Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control (UP ISMC) will present the 2nd South African Malaria Research Conference at the University's Groenkloof Campus from Sunday, 31 July


Sharing the latest buzz about bees with learners

As part of an outreach programme to create awareness about the plight of the bee, the Social Insect Research Group (SIRG) from the Department of Zoology and Entomology aka 'The Bee Group' visited the

Message banking brings hope for persons with MND

Ms Imke Oosthuizen, a master's student at the Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication at UP, recently conducted a study on message banking, a relatively new early intervention strategy f


Why the African food basket should be full of beans and other pulses

In an article published on The Conversation Africa, Dr Nokuthula Vilakati from the Institute of Food, Nutrition and Well-being at UP, explained why the African food basket should be full of beans and

Prof Pattinson receives prestigious award from the Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns

Prof Robert Pattinson, Director of the South African Medical Research Council's Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies Unit in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Pre


Department of Historical and Heritage Studies presents a dozen papers at international conference

The University of Pretoria's Department of Historical and Heritage Studies was very well represented by staff, postgraduate students and alumni at the Historical Association of South Africa (HASA)'s r

Science Communication in the spotlight at UP

The University recently launched Research Matters, an exciting new website that showcases and highlights some of its research and innovation output and emphasises the impact of this work in South Afri

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