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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.



UP awarded status as MRC collaborative centre for malaria research - 30/10/2014
From UP Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control

The Medical Research Council (MRC) invited higher education institutions, science councils and registered non-profit research organisations in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique to submit applications to become part of their new initiative, MRC Collaborating Centres for Malaria Research. The University of Pretoria’s Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control (UP CSMC) recently received word that their application has been successful. The network of MRC collaborating centres for malaria research will collectively provide a multidisciplinary approach to malaria research; synergise efforts on malaria research to achieve common goals; and facilitate scientific collaboration among malaria researchers in Southern Africa.

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Department of Chemistry seminar: 30 October 2014 - 29/10/2014
From Department of Chemistry

Cage HIV Protease inhibitors by Prof. Gert Kruger, University of KwaZulu Natal

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BFAP receives Inspiration Award of the Year from Grain SA - 27/10/2014
From Faculty of Natural & Agricultural Sciences

The Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP), with offices located at the University of Pretoria, the University of Stellenbosch, and the Western Cape Department of Agriculture recently received an Inspiration Award from Grain SA at the Grain Producer of the Year function.

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Department of Chemistry seminar 11 November 2014 - 22/10/2014
From Department of Chemistry

Organometallic Metal-Containing Polymers and Metallodendrimers: Applications in Catalysis and Biology by Prof. Gregory Smith, UCT

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Department of Chemistry extra-ordinary professor receives award - 22/10/2014
From Department of Chemistry

Prof Kenneth Ozoemena was recently promoted to Chief Researcher at the CSIR and was recently awarded the CSIR CEO's Award

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