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Mass vaccination can keep this neglected disease under control
DUR
Posted on 16 Sep 2014

Mass dog vaccination campaigns can have a substantial impact on keeping rabies under control.

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UP to collaborate on project to address hunger and undernutrition
Ansa Heyl
Posted on 12 Sep 2014

The University of Pretoria (UP) will be one of the institutions collaborating in a series of projects representing the best ideas and strategies from around the world to address hunger and undernutrition in some of the world’s most unforgiving agricultural regions. The selected projects, which will be funded by the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sorghum and Millet, will contribute towards improving food security, household resilience and private-sector growth in Ethiopia, Senegal and Niger through the enhancement of production and value-added product development.

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Whistling a different tune
DUR
Posted on 12 Sep 2014

Study reveals Africa's Wild Bottlenose Dolphins use unique whistles to address each other.

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Prof Stella Nkomo receives special recognition award from the National Research Foundation (NRF)
DUR
Posted on 12 Sep 2014

Professor Stella Nkomo, Deputy Dean for Research and Post-Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the University of Pretoria, has been granted the NRF award 'Champion of Research Capacity Development at South African Higher Education Institutions' for 2014.

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UP Professors receive A-rating from the National Research Foundation (NRF)
DUR
Posted on 12 Sep 2014

Prof Brenda Wingfield, the Acting Dean of the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences and Prof Mike Wingfield from the University’s Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) have both received an A-rating from the NRF.

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UP professor honoured with lifetime achievement award
Ansa Heyl
Posted on 05 Aug 2014

The Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government awards programme has for several years been recognised as the pre-eminent recognition platform for women. The programme recognises the contribution of women across a range of sectors and is a credible identifier of women in business and government who consistently exercise a positive influence on our continent. On Wednesday, 30 July 2014, UP’s Prof Carolina Koornhof received a Country Lifetime Achievement award for Education and Training: Academic at an event that brought together women who have made a difference to the African business community through their outstanding contributions.

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