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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

Centre of Excellence in Food Security at UP and UWC officially launched - 24/04/2014
From Faculty of Natural & Agricultural Sciences

“Every South African must be able to develop their full potential and this can’t be done on an empty stomach. This is why this new Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Food Security is so unique – it must lead to interventions that will positively change people’s lives and combat food insecurity in our country.”

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Invitation - Guinness world records attempt (dailling codes) - 22/04/2014
From Centre for Geoinformation Science

Centre for Geoinformation Science invites you to the record attempt of Mr Kumar (from the Nepal Embassy). He will be naming the countries and their dailling codes for this record. This will take place on 24 April 2014 in Geography 1-2 at 12:00.

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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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