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One of South Africa’s 30 wonder women
Department of Human Resource Management
Posted on 26 Sep 2012

Prof Shirley Zinn, an extraordinary professor in the Department of Human Resource Management, has been designated as one of South Africa’s 30 wonder women by the Wits Business School Journal.

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Drama researchers interrogate masculinity
Chris Broodryk
Posted on 26 Sep 2012

At the conference "Work/Force: South African masculinities in the media" (13-14 September 2012, Stellenbosch), two Drama lecturers and one postgraduate student delivered papers on various aspects of masculinity.

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Discussion with thought leaders
ALCRL
Posted on 26 Sep 2012

A discussion was held at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) with international thought leaders on corporate governance on Monday, 4 September 2012.

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New book explores violence against people with disabilities.
Dr Alecia Samuels
Posted on 17 Feb 2014

Prof Diane Nelson Bryen, extraordinary professor in the Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (CAAC) and Prof Juan Bornman, Director of the CAAC have published a new e-book on tackling the violence directed against people with disabilities.

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‘Military intervention in Syria: The American, British and French alternatives - and the Russian option’
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 14 Feb 2014

The Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa in the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria cordially invites interested parties to a public lecture by Prof Johan D van der Vyver, IT Cohen Professor of International Law and Human Rights at Emory Law School, Atlanta, Georgia, and Extraordinary Professor in the Department of Private Law, University of Pretoria on 12 March 2014 at the University of Pretoria.

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Prof De la Rey opens 2014 academic year
Sanku Tsunke
Posted on 13 Feb 2014

Prof Cheryl de la Rey, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, opened the 2014 academic year on 7 February. On the same occasion she led University staff in celebrating the 106th anniversary of the University’s inception on 10 February 1908.

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UP ARTS presents: TO MOTHER – a show with Magdalene Minnaar and Ockie Vermeulen, dedicated to Mother’s Day.
UP Arts
Posted on 03 May 2012

Music lovers in Pretoria environs can look forward to a delightfully fresh musical breeze on Sunday, 13 May at 15:00 in the Musaion on the Hatfield campus of the University of Pretoria.

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Professor Jonathan Jansen on true leadership
Sanku Tsunke
Posted on 13 Feb 2014

Professor Jonathan Jansen, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of the Free State, addressed a gathering to welcome 26 African students from all over the continent who are pursuing a master’s degree in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa at the University of Pretoria. The master’s programme is presented by 13 African universities under the stewardship of the Centre for Human Rights (CHR), Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria. The event was attended by donors, members of the diplomatic corps, senior management of the University of Pretoria, students and members of the public.

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Family Medicine Wins the “Excellent Teaching Team” Award
Faculty Marketing & Communication
Posted on 13 Feb 2014

The first ever award made to a team by the Council of Higher Education Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of South Africa “National Excellence in Teaching Award” project was won by Professor Jannie Hugo and his team. As head of the Department of Family Medicine at the Faculty of Health Sciences University of Pretoria (UP), Hugo and his team have created an innovative platform to serve the educational needs of undergraduate and postgraduate medical and clinical associate students in 21st century South Africa.

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Two Tukkies through to FameLab semi-final at Scifest Africa
DUR
Posted on 12 Feb 2014

Two students from the University of Pretoria has been selected to participate in the next round of the country-wide FameLab-competition where young scientists are challenged to present their work in only three minutes in the most interesting and engaging way.

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