Strengthening the Rule of Law by Following the German Model?
Erika de Wet
Posted on 20 Feb 2014
On 16 and 17 May the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa (ICLA) in the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria is hosting a workshop titled: "The Implementation of International Law in South Africa – Strengthening the Rule of Law by Following the German Model?”
Exciting research at the ERC to ensure that horses can travel ‘Midge free’ internationally
Posted on 19 Feb 2014
The first phase of a scientific study investigating the efficacy of meshes and insecticides to protect horses that are being transported from being exposed to AHS has recently been completed and submitted to an international journal for publication
Prof Josua Meyer lauded at World Education Congress
Posted on 18 Feb 2014
Prof Josua Meyer, Chair of the School of Engineering and Head of the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, has received an international award as Best Professor in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering. Prof. Meyer is among the top 1% of engineering academics in the world.
Prof Jolanda Roux receives IUFRO Scientific Award
Posted on 17 Feb 2014
Prof Jolanda Roux from the University of Pretoria’s Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, was awarded the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Scientific Award.
New book explores violence against people with disabilities.
Dr Alecia Samuels
Posted on 17 Feb 2014
Prof Diane Nelson Bryen, extraordinary professor in the Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (CAAC) and Prof Juan Bornman, Director of the CAAC have published a new e-book on tackling the violence directed against people with disabilities.
‘Military intervention in Syria: The American, British and French alternatives - and the Russian option’
Posted on 14 Feb 2014
The Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa in the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria cordially invites interested parties to a public lecture by Prof Johan D van der Vyver, IT Cohen Professor of International Law and Human Rights at Emory Law School, Atlanta, Georgia, and Extraordinary Professor in the Department of Private Law, University of Pretoria on 12 March 2014 at the University of Pretoria.
UP shines at Solar Energy Conference
Posted on 03 Feb 2014
Lecturers and postgraduate students from UP made a valuable contribution to the Second South African Solar Energy Conference (SASEC), held in Port Elizabeth at the end of January 2014. The focus of the papers was on heat transfer aspects of heat exchanger equipment that contributes to making concentrating solar power (CSP) systems more effective.
TuksLaw champs again!
Posted on 02 Feb 2014
The Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria is proud to announce that its mooting team again won the National Rounds of the White & Case 55th Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition from 29 to 31 January 2014.
UP Youth Choir to participate in Olympic Choir Games
Posted on 29 Jan 2014
The University of Pretoria’s Youth Choir were the winners of the Gauteng Choral Competition in October 2013 with a final mark of 91.7% - twenty percent higher than their closest rival. The choir will represent Gauteng Province at one of the biggest youth musical festivals in Europe, the Summa Cum Laude in Vienna, Austria, in July 2014. They have also been invited to participate in the World Choir Games, the Olympic choir competition in Riga, Latvia, following the competition in Austria.