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New Centre for Viral Zoonoses established at UP

The newly established Centre for Viral Zoonoses at the University of Pretoria will strive to generate new knowledge of zoonotic pathogens in humans and animals, and to identify intervention strategies

Commonwealth scholarships for UP students

Two students from the University of Pretoria, Mss Brynne Guthrie and Simone Vasques, have been awarded UK Commonwealth Scholarships for the 2016/2017 cycle. In addition, UP also currently has four inb


Phytomedicine students receive prestigious research awards

The quality of students enrolled in the Phytomedicine Programme offered by the Department of Paraclinical Sciences in the Faculty of Veterinary Science was recently highlighted when three PhD students

Prof De Wet Swanepoel awarded British Association Medal

Prof De Wet Swanepoel, professor of Audiology at the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at the University of Pretoria, was awarded the S2A3 British Association Medal for his contrib


Model enables risk predictions for avian flu

Most countries are not well prepared to cope with a possible avian influenza pandemic. Dr Folorunso Oludayo Fasina from the Faculty of Veterinary Science has developed a risk model to limit the spread

How safe is our drinking water?

South Africa is one of only a handful of countries that has drinkable tap water. With ever increasing water pollution levels however, the quality of our water is fast becoming a debateable topic.


UP celebrates hybrid model of teaching and learning with a unique fair

The first-ever hybrid fair was recently hosted at the University of Pretoria (UP) to celebrate the hybrid model of teaching and learning.

Eight UP researchers selected as finalists for the 2015/2016 NSTF Awards

Eight academics from the University of Pretoria (UP) have been selected as finalists in various categories of the 2015/2016 National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) Awards.


International leadership award for Prof Mike Wingfield

Prof Mike Wingfield has been awarded the Distinguished Leadership Award for International Scientists for 2016, by his alma mater, the University of Minnesota.

UP's Veterinary Genetics Laboratory partners with key international role players to address ...

A workshop for collaborative action planning, organised by the Veterinary Genetics Laboratory (VGL), will take place from 18 to 24 June and will include representatives of the World Wide Fund for Natu

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