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Two Tuks researchers awarded at WISA (Women in Science Awards)
DUR
Posted on 18 Aug 2014

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 Friday.

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UP curator participates in world-class art exhibition
DUR
Posted on 18 Aug 2014

Artist Daniel Rankadi Mosako, curator of the Edoardo Villa Museum and Collection based at the University of Pretoria, was selected to represent South Africa at the 2014 UNESCO Art Camp held from 17 to 21 July in the historical town of Ordino, Andorra where he joined 29 other fine art artists from various countries. Andorra is a small state located in the Pyrenean mountains in southwestern Europe.

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Prof Brenda Wingfield appointed as Acting Dean for Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Martie Meyer
Posted on 18 Aug 2014

Prof Brenda Wingfield was appointed as the Acting Dean of the Faculty from 15 August 2014. She succeeds Prof Anton Ströh who served the Faculty as Dean for ten years. He is presently the Vice-Principal: Institutional Planning at the University.

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UP honours top women academics
DUR
Posted on 13 Aug 2014

In celebration of the achievements of its top female researchers, the University of Pretoria (UP) held an event to present some of their research.

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Women’s Day celebrated by women judicial officers at University of Pretoria
DUR
Posted on 12 Aug 2014

Prof Cheryl de la Rey, the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, welcomed the women who attended the national conference of the South African Chapter: International Association of Women in Justice (SAC IAWJ), held at the University of Pretoria over the weekend. Women magistrates and judges celebrated National Women’s Day by commemorating the ten-year existence of the Association.

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ASELPH holds an NHI policy seminar
DUR
Posted on 12 Aug 2014

The Albertina Sisulu Executive Leadership Programme in Health, in collaboration with the Department of Health, recently held a policy seminar at the University of Pretoria. The theme was ‘NHI for South Africa: Meeting the health care needs of the needy, poor and destitute’. The Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Joe Phaahla, addressed delegates from government, NGOs, unions and the private health sector.

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Women’s Day at UP
DUR
Posted on 08 Aug 2014

On this Women’s Day, the University of Pretoria acknowledges the important role that women have played in developing our democracy.

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GIBS's Professor Nick Binedell steps down as Dean
DUR
Posted on 06 Aug 2014

After fourteen years at the helm of the University of Pretoria’s business school, the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), Professor Nick Binedell is stepping down from his position as Dean.


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New priorities for Antarctic Science
DUR
Posted on 06 Aug 2014

Professor Don Cowan, Director of the Centre for Microbial Ecology and Genomics at the University of Pretoria, is one of the co-authors of an up-coming Nature Commentary on the future of Antarctic science, scheduled for publication on 7 August 2014.

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Norwegian Embassy signs generous funding agreement with Centre for Human Rights
Norman Taku
Posted on 05 Aug 2014

The Norwegian Embassy in Pretoria has signed a generous three-year funding agreement (2014 to 2016) with the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria. The funds will be allocated over three years, to strengthen institutions in Africa dealing with governance, the rule of law and general human rights in Africa.

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