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UP wins IEEE Outstanding Paper Award
Sunil Maharaj
Posted on 28 Sep 2011

Prof. Sunil Maharaj of the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering and Mr. Kahesh Dhuness, postgraduate student, won the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Outstanding Paper Award for their paper entitled "A cognitive radio application of OM-OFDM for implementation in DVB-T2" at the recently held IEEE Africon'11 Conference.

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Growing food in an old coal bunker:University of Pretoria graduate's green vision scoops sustainability award
Nicolize Mulder
Posted on 28 Sep 2011

Sustainability in architecture reaches far beyond the application of materials. This was proven in the work of Calayde Davey, whose master's dissertation in architecture at the University of Pretoria was awarded the first prize in the Africa and Middle East Region's Holcim Next Generation Award for post-graduate students.

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Magnet MBA survey rates GIBS tops
GIBS News
Posted on 27 Sep 2011

Independent research by Magnet Communications shows that MBA students rate GIBS the highest in 7 out of 10 categories in a survey of business school satisfaction levels

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Gogola - Growth through Knowledge
Chris Broodryk
Posted on 26 Sep 2011

The executive head of the Aardklop National Arts Festival asked the department to create this exciting project in collaboration with AngloGold Ashanti's environmental management division. The project centres on environmental awareness and protection.

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Last in the Sexuality Seminar Series for 2011
Felix Liersch
Posted on 26 Sep 2011

The seminars are co-hosted by the Institute for Women's and Gender Studies, the Centre for the Study of AIDS and the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology (all at UP), with the South African Sexual Health Association.

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Opening of the Orange Cruyff Court at the Mamelodi Campus
Sanku Tsunke
Posted on 26 Sep 2011

On 22 September 2011, the Orange Cruyff Court at the University of Pretoria's Mamelodi Campus was launched by the Ambassador for the Kingdom of the Netherlands, His Excellency Mr André Haspels. The government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Royal Netherlands Football Association donated the Cruyff Court to the University of Pretoria as part of their 2010 FIFA World Cup Legacy Project.

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Tydskrif vir Letterkunde turns 75!
Department of Afrikaans/Departement Afrikaans
Posted on 23 Sep 2011

Professor Hein Willemse of the Department of Afrikaans at UP has been the editor of the literary journal Tydskrif vir Letterkunde since 2003. The journal's 75th birthday was celebrated on the 8th of September 2011 with a small function held in the Merensky library. It is not only the oldest literary journal in South Africa, but on the African continent.

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World Peace Day celebrated at Sci-Enza
Posted on 22 Sep 2011

Thanks to an old Japanese legend, a thousand paper cranes descended on the Sci-Enza Science Centre at UP's Hatfield Campus on World Peace Day on Wednesday, 21 September.

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Gender Seminar: 'Gender and the South African Research Elite'
Felix Liersch
Posted on 21 Sep 2011

The IWGS would like to cordially invite you to a seminar entitled 'Gender and the South African Research Elite' and presented by Mr Dhesigen Naidoo, Director:Research and Innovation Support, Department of Research and Innovation, UP.

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Agenda Journal Launch
Felix Liersch
Posted on 21 Sep 2011

The Institute for Women's and Gender Studies, in partnership with Agenda Feminist Media and the Department of Education Management and Policy studies take pleasure in inviting you to the launch of 85th issue of Agenda Journal entitled "FIFA World Cup: Gender, Politics and Sport".

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