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SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards 2014
Faculty/Fakulteit
Posted on 03 Nov 2014

Dr Candice van Wyk came second in the 4th annual SAB FOUNDATION SOCIAL INNOVATION AWARDS 2014 ceremony that was held at the South African Breweries head office in Sandton on the 30th of October 2014. This annual award, now in its fourth year, recognises and rewards innovators, enterprises, and organisations that address developmental issues in creative and sustainable ways. The SAB Foundation Innovation Awards is open to any innovation solution that offers a credible prospect of meeting a demonstrable social and/or economic need evidenced by the SABF’s target low-income beneficiary groups (women, the youth, persons with disabilities and persons in rural areas).

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Unifying pathology and laboratory medicine in the era of P4 medicine
Faculty/Fakulteit
Posted on 30 Sep 2014

The 54th International Congress of the Federation of South African Societies of Pathology, which was proudly co-hosted by the University of Pretoria’s Department of Pathology in the Faculty of Health Sciences, recently took place at the purpose-built CSIR International Convention Centre. The organising committee was mindful of the prestige of the conference and put together a superb programme for this forum and gathering of pathologists and scientists in laboratory medicine from both the public and the private sector.

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Clinical Laboratory Statistics workshop at Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty
Posted on 29 Sep 2014

Professor Anders Kallner, from the Karolinska institute, Stockholm, Sweden, ran a very successful statistics workshop at the Faculty of Health Sciences on 22-23 September 2014. The workshop was attended by registrars from all over the country, including as far afield as Cape Town and Durban and from all the institutions.

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Faculty of Health Sciences Research Day bigger and better!
Ansa Heyl
Posted on 29 Aug 2014

This year’s eagerly anticipated Faculty of Health Sciences’ Research Day at the University of Pretoria (UP) was an eclectic mix of research, education and innovation. The event afforded researchers, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students from UP the opportunity to present their research findings to the Faculty. Participants presented their endeavours in the form of oral and/or poster presentations.

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