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UP wins Diamond Award at Pretoria/Tshwane Municipal District Leaders and Achievers Awards ceremony
Posted on 16 Sep 2011

The University of Pretoria was recently awarded the Diamond Award by PMR.Africa during the Pretoria/Tshwane Municipal District Leaders and Achievers Awards ceremony held at the Sheraton Hotel in Pretoria.



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Department of Statistics awards PhD to Rene Ehlers
Prof Andriete Bekker
Posted on 15 Sep 2011

Rene Ehlers received the degree Doctor of Philosophy with a thesis, titled, "Bimatrix variate distributions of Wishart ratios with application" prepared under supervision of Prof Andriete Bekker and with Prof JJJ Roux as co-supervisor.



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UP and SACI celebrate International Year of Chemistry
Martie Meyer
Posted on 15 Sep 2011

On 23 August 2011 the Department of Chemistry at the University of Pretoria (UP) and the South African Chemical Institute (SACI) organised a half-day symposium to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry.

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National survey of newborn hearing screening in Private Health sector
Dept of Communication Pathology
Posted on 15 Sep 2011

Newborn hearing screening in the South African private health sector is insufficient, a new study shows.

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Faculty of Education celebrates the completion of its infrastructure development
Posted on 14 Sep 2011

The Faculty of Education celebrated the completion of its infrastructure development that took place over the past two years on the Groenkloof Campus of the University of Pretoria.

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Brown Bag Seminar:
Thinah Moyo
Posted on 14 Sep 2011

The Postgraduate School of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Public Policy and Governance Platform invite you to a Brown Bag seminar presentation by Mr Joseph Sello Kau, an Agricultural Economist with the Agricultural Research Council (ARC).

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Centre presents first course on rights of indigenous people in Africa
Frans Viljoen
Posted on 14 Sep 2011

Amidst increasing awareness about the particular needs and the precarious position of many indigenous peoples in Africa, the Centre for Human Rights this week for the first time presents a week-long training course on the rights of indigenous peoples in Africa to government officials, members of civil society, representatives of indigenous communities and academics from across Africa.

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Faculty of Humanities Seminar Series: 29 Sep
C. Garnas
Posted on 14 Sep 2011

The application of international standards concerning linguistic data representation on textual data of the official African Languages of South Africa.

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Two leading young scientists elected to SAYAS
Martie Meyer
Posted on 13 Sep 2011

Two leading young researchers from the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences were recently elected as Founding Members of the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS).

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Dr Stephan Geyer receives the 2011 ASASWEI 'Young Up and Coming Academic' award
Liana le Roux
Posted on 13 Sep 2011

Dr Stephan Geyer, a social work lecturer at the University of Pretoria, recently received the 2011 'Young Up and Coming Academic' Award from ASASWEI (Association of South African Social Work Education Institutions).

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