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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.



Advancements in 3D map geovisualizations - 14/04/2014
From Centre for Geoinformation Science

Sebastian Pasewaldt from the Hasso-Plattner Institute from the University of Potsdam, Germany visited the Centre for Geoinformation Science (CGIS) and the CSIR early April 2014. Sebastian is currently busy with his doctoral studies in Computer graphics and his research focusses on 3D geovisualisation of maps.

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Invitation for Masters Scholarship Applications - 08/04/2014
From Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development

Sub Saharan African students studying Agricultural Economics-related fields are called to apply for the Funded Masters Programme

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Rosinger lectures - 08/04/2014
From Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

Prof Elemér Rosinger is well-known for his informative and entertaining talks on mathematics, at an accessible level. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Sugar Prices are likely to increase - 08/04/2014
From Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development

Increase in Sugar tariff may lead to retail price increases

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Malaria Research day – 24 April 2014 - 04/04/2014
From UP Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control

Malaria is a complex parasitic disease that is still the cause of nearly a million deaths a year, mostly of children under five years of age and mostly in sub-Saharan Africa. On the eve of World Malaria Day, which is on 25 April 2014, the University of Pretoria Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control (UP CSMC) will be hosting an academic research day on the Hatfield Campus.

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