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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.



Departmental seminar: 12 September 2014 - 01/09/2014
From Department of Chemistry

Developing a graphite-polyurethane composite electrode material for electroanalytical applications by Prof Cavalheiro, Universidade de São Paulo, São Carlos, Brazil

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A new generation of research-driven leaders in agriculture - 28/08/2014
From Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being

South Africa is a fertile land, so how is it that we have to date been unable to effectively feed our people? According to Mr Shaun Berry of BASF-Becker Underwood, a company involved in a joint research grant partnership with the University of Pretoria and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), not enough research is currently being done to develop new technology for South African farmers.

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Interdepartmental cheese and wine pairing - 26/08/2014
From Department of Food Science

Cheese and wine have always made a good pair, and this combination was taken to new heights in August at a wine-pairing dinner in a pop-up restaurant at the University of Pretoria.

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UP Department of Food Science participated in 4th Annual ExtruAfrica conference and training seminar - 26/08/2014
From Department of Food Science

The 4th annual ExtruAfrica conference and training seminar was organised at the Roots Lifestyle Centre, Potchefstroom from 5 to 8 August 2014. The conference was attended by researchers, academia, government departments, industry players and students.

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UP wins first prize for best exhibition at Sasol Techno X - 21/08/2014
From Faculty of Natural & Agricultural Sciences

The University of Pretoria (UP) took first prize for the best exhibition in the University category at the annual Sasol Techno X career expo at the Sasol ChemCity Eco Industrial Park in Sasolburg in August. This year’s theme was ‘Today’s minds, tomorrow’s future’.

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