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Faculty of Natural & Agricultural Sciences

Welcome to the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

The hopes of South Africa rests, to a very large extent, on developments in Science, Engineering and Technology. The Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences aims to provide leadership in the fields of basic natural sciences and mathematics. It has substantial records of research achievement. High quality of undergraduate and postgraduate education is offered and involvement in a variety of community projects contribute to excellence provided by the Faculty.

 

News

Department of Chemistry academic wins prize - 16/10/2014
From Department of Chemistry

Dr Patricia Forbes was awarded the prize for the Best Scientific Paper at the recent National Association for Clean Air Conference held in Umhlanga on 9 and 10 October.

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IUFRO appoints Prof Mike Wingfield as new President - 14/10/2014
From Faculty of Natural & Agricultural Sciences

The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) announced the appointment of Prof Mike Wingfield as new President on 10 October 2014. IUFRO’s International Council elected him during a meeting at the 24th IUFRO World Congress, which was held in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.

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Postgraduate Biochemistry student won first prize at SASBMB - 08/10/2014
From Faculty of Natural & Agricultural Sciences

Dina Coertzen, a PhD student in the Department of Biochemistry in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, recently won the first prize (award for the most meritorious poster) at the 24th Conference of the South African Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SASBMB).

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UP shines at 30th annual conference of the Society of Atmospheric Sciences - 07/10/2014
From Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology

The 30th annual conference of the Society of Atmospheric Sciences (SASAS) held from 1 to 2 October 2014 in Potchefstroom.

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Exploring geographic information with UP with Science - 03/10/2014
From Centre for Geoinformation Science

The UP with Science programme provides high school learners with a unique opportunity to explore various scientific fields at the University of Pretoria. On Saturday 27 September, the Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology hosted the Grade 10 UP with Science learners.

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