Phytomedicineís Prof Kobus Eloff receives NSTF-BHP-Billiton award
Gelaai op 09 Jul 2012
Prof Kobus Eloff, Head of the Phytomedicine Programme in the Faculty of Veterinary Science, was awarded the NSTF-BHP-Billiton award (sponsored by Eskom) made to a researcher for an outstanding contribution to SETI (science, engineering, technology and innovation) through research capacity development over the last 5 to 10 years.
Facultyís rhino DNA profiling method featured in ĎRhinos under threatí film at Rio+20 Conference
Gelaai op 22 Jun 2012
The Veterinary Genetics Laboratory (VGL) of the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria highlighted the importance of DNA profiling in the fight against rhino poaching in a short movie, Rhinos under threat, which was screened at the Rio+20 Conference on 18 June 2012.
Working group convened to discuss Article 14 of the ACHPR Protocol on the Rights of Women
Centre for Human Rights (Gender Unit)
Gelaai op 14 Jun 2012
The Centre for Human Rights, with support from the Solidarity for Women's Rights Network, recently constituted a working group of experts, drawn from various organisations dealing with HIV/AIDS and related matters, at the University of Pretoria.
CGIS receives SA/Namibia bilateral project grant
Centre for Geoinformation Science
Gelaai op 31 May 2012
In May 2012, the Centre for Geoinformation Science (CGIS) received a joint research grant under the South African - Namibia Research Partnership Programme. In the two years bilateral project literature reviews, case studies, models and empirical studies will be employed to explore, describe, explain and understand the use of spatial data infrastructure (SDI) and geomatics in health care and information management in a developing country.
Donation from PPS secures new underwater treadmill for Faculty's Animal Rehabilitation Service
Gelaai op 23 Apr 2012
The Onderstepoort Animal Rehabilitation Service (OARS) at the Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital (OVAH) - the training and reference hospital of the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Pretoria - has recently upgraded its hydrotherapy programme with a new underwater treadmill following a donation of R70 000 from PPS, the specialist financial services company focused on graduate professionals.
Brand new residence at Onderstepoort provides impetus to the Universityís plans to expand its Faculty of Veterinary Science
Chris van Blerk
Gelaai op 24 Feb 2012
The brand-new, modern student accommodation that was officially opened by the University of Pretoria at the Onderstepoort Campus on 22 February 2012 will contribute to the Universityís plans to significantly expand its Faculty of Veterinary Science. This was according to Prof Cheryl de la Rey, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria and also the keynote speaker at the event.