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Architecture graduate's vision scoops Holcim Award
Nico Botes
Posted on 09 Sep 2011

Calayde Davey, MArch(Prof) graduate of the 2010 studio, is the winner of the Africa and Middle East Region's Holcim Next Generation Award for post-graduate students.

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Prof Slippers honoured with an international Science award
Martie Meyer
Posted on 09 Sep 2011

Prof Bernard Slippers of UP's Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences has been honoured with the 2011 AU TWAS Young Scientists' National Award.

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Panel Discussion: Libya, the UN, the AU and South Africa: 15 Sep
Shirley de Villiers
Posted on 08 Sep 2011

The Centre for Mediation in Africa, the Department of Political Sciences and the Centre for Human Rights invite you to a panel discussion on the topic "Libya, the United Nations, the African Union and South Africa: Wrong moves? Wrong motives", to be addressed by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ebrahim Ebrahim, on 15 September 2011.

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Dr Flavia Senkubuge elected new Vice President of the African Federation of Public Health Associations
Tiaan Eksteen
Posted on 08 Sep 2011

Dr Flavia Senkubuge, Senior lecturer at the School of Health Systems and Public Health, has been elected as the new Vice President of the African Federation of Public Health Associations.

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Faculty of Education confers Honorary doctorate on Philomena Essed
Posted on 07 Sep 2011

An Honorary Doctorate degree was conferred recently on Prof Philomena Essed at the graduation ceremony of the Faculty of Education, University of Pretoria.

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Upcoming Art Exhibit, Sale & Auction at GIBS
GIBS news
Posted on 07 Sep 2011

All in support of the Zoe Carss Education Trust... Read more here & view artworks up for auction.

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CH2 and the UP Symphony Orchestra in Concert
UPSO
Posted on 06 Sep 2011

South Africa's premier guitar duo, Corneille Hutten-Burger and Leon Gropp, better known as CH2, will join forces with the only large scale symphony orchestra in Pretoria, the University of Pretoria Symphony Orchestra. The evening promises to mesmerize and seduce with the sultry sounds of spicy Latin, and sensual classical guitar expertly blended with the power and finesse synonymous with an orchestra.

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UP students named runners-up in the national Trader's Trophy competition
Sanku Tsunke
Posted on 06 Sep 2011

A third-year BEng Electronic Engineering student and a BCom (Honours) Financial Management Sciences student received second and third place in the Trader's Trophy competition held at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) on 19 August 2011. Mokgethwa Tshwane and Charles Hayward were named the respective runners-up to Melinda Jonker, a student from the University of the Free State, who won the competition.

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Acclaimed chemist honoured with two prestigious awards
Martie Meyer
Posted on 06 Sep 2011

Prof Casper Schutte, an honorary professor and a member of the Unit for Advanced Studies in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Pretoria was recently honoured with two prestigious medals for his scientific contributions in the field of chemistry.

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Prof Willie Burger delivers his inaugural address
Kotie Odendaal
Posted on 06 Sep 2011

Congratulations to Prof Willie Burger, Head of the Department of Afrikaans, who delivered his inaugural address recently. The title was "Critique Engagée"- Literary Criticism that can change the world - Literary Criticism after Theory.

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