UP project to support South African dairy industry
A project by researchers from the Department of Production Animal Studies tackles some of the big unanswered questions regarding mastitis treatment failure at South African dairies.
New compounds show promise for the treatment of tuberculosis
A study by Prof Tahir Pillay and Dr MA Islam from the Department of Chemical Pathology at UP, has identified three compounds that may have potential for the treatment of tuberculosis (TB).
From conveyor belts to insulation, CNES at UP is improving energy efficiency
The School of Engineering at the University of Pretoria is home to many important groups dedicated to improving the national electric grid.
New innovations at UP spark modernisation of SA electrical grid
The South African electrical grid system has gone from the once world-class energy infrastructure of the 1980’s to a steadily deteriorating and barely maintained service today.
Power vs energy vs old age: what’s been plunging SA into the dark?
South Africa’s national electrical grid system is under increasing strain due to aging infrastructure, insufficient maintenance, and a lack of real-time monitoring.
UP partners with government and private sector to boost SA’s electrical grid
South Africa’s national electrical grid system is under increasing strain due to aging infrastructure and insufficient maintenance.
Power UP: Research for an energy-efficient SA #UPResearchMatters
South Africa’s national electrical grid system is under increasing strain due to aging infrastructure, insufficient maintenance and a lack of real-time monitoring. Several research groups at UP’s Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineeri
Tech design breaks barriers for children with Autism
esearchers at the University of Pretoria are developing guidelines to design better learning applications for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Are SA companies taking customer experience seriously?
ust how seriously do local companies take customer experience? Mr Jacques Brosens of the Department of Informatics at the University of Pretoria is on a mission to find out.
App design for kids, by kids
Prof Helene Gelderblom of the Department of Informatics at the University of Pretoria has recently formed KidsTeam-SA, a group of children who collaborate with designers and researchers in designing education websites and applications.