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Prestigious research award for Prof Brenda Wingfield

Prof Brenda Wingfield, one of the University of Pretoria's A-rated scientists was recently awarded the highly prestigious Harry Oppenheimer Memorial Fellowship Award to the value of R1,5 million, made

Prof Hoobler invited to serve on prestigious editorial board

Prof Jenny Hoobler, Acting Head of the Department of Human Resource Management, has been invited to join the editorial review board of the Academy of Management Journal, the top empirical journal in t

Neuroscience Day 2016

Neuroscience Day 2016 brought together scientists, researchers, clinicians, students and individuals from the private sector from all over the country, who are interested in the exciting and complex f

UP ISMC expands research links into Asia

Recognising that Asia faces many of the same challenges as Africa with regard to vector control, the UP ISMC's Prof Leo Braack recently spent time working with malaria specialists and entomologists in

The deadly selfie game - the thrill to end all thrills

According to the popular press it was more likely in 2015 for a person to die while taking a selfie than to be killed by a shark - this is globally.

Potatoes deserve to be a part of the super-food family

A recent study by researchers at the University of Pretoria found that potatoes are more nutrient-dense than many other staple foods in South Africa. These include maize meal, rice, bread and pasta.

From Centre to Institute: chronicling five years of achievements

The establishment of the University of Pretoria Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control (UP ISMC) was approved by the UP Senate on Thursday, 2 June 2016.

Human Resource Management lecturer represents SA at BRICS conference

Dr Paul Smit of the Department of Human Resource Management in UP's Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences attended an international BRICS conference in Moscow, Russia, from 24 to 26 May 2016.

CAAC collaborates with Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow

Prof Brenda Louw, from East Tennessee State University, was awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to South Africa and collaborate with Prof Juan Bornman fr

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