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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 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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UP food scientist receives international award for leadership in his field - 21/08/2014
From Department of Food Science

Dr Patrick Njage of the Department of Food Science at UP and postdoctoral fellow of the Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being (IFNuW), was a recipient of the International Union of Food Science and Technology’s (IUFoST) Young Scientist Award for 2014. Alongside seven other outstanding young food scientists from across the world, Njage received the award at the IUFoST’s 17th World Congress of Food Science and Technology (World Food Congress), held in Montreal, Canada from 17 to 21 August.

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Acting Deputy Dean: Research and Postgraduate Studies appointed - 19/08/2014
From Faculty of Natural & Agricultural Sciences

Prof Andrew McKechnie was appointed as the Acting Deputy Dean in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural and Natural Sciences from 15 August 2014.

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Two Tuks researchers awarded at WISA (Women in Science Awards) - 19/08/2014
From Faculty of Natural & Agricultural Sciences

Two women currently busy with their doctoral studies at the University of Pretoria won fellowships of R40 000 each at the 2014 “Women in Science Awards” of the Department of Science and Technology. The awards were presented at a gala event at the Hilton hotel in Johannesburg on 15 August.

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Invitation: GISSA student event 28 August 13:30 - 19/08/2014
From Centre for Geoinformation Science

The Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology and the Geo-information Society of South Africa (GISSA) cordially invite you to the GISSA Student Event, at Geography building 2-3 Thursday 28 August 2014, 13:30 - 15:30.

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