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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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UP’s High Performance Centre prepares athletes for Olympic Games
Sanku Tsunke
Posted on 25 Feb 2014

Mr Toby Sutcliffe, Chief Executive Officer of the University of Pretoria’s High Performance Centre (hpc), announced the names of 57 athletes who had been selected for support towards the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games. Mr Sutcliffe said the hpc, in conjunction with TuksSport, had always been operational in promoting opportunities for athletes to perform at their highest standards, thereby promoting a winning culture.

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Research project on transnational labour relations
Department of Human Resource Management
Posted on 25 Feb 2014

Prof Manfred Weiss from the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany is mentoring Dr Paul Smit of UP’s Department of Human Resource Management for a three-year research project on transnational labour relations in the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

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Faculty of Veterinary Science launches first veterinary online information portal (AfriVIP) in Africa
MG
Posted on 25 Feb 2014

On 18 February 2014 the first veterinary online open educational resources platform in Africa – the African Veterinary Information Portal (AfriVIP) was launched at the Onderstepoort Campus of the University of Pretoria

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Pinnacle of scholarly work celebrated with new monograph
Petronel Fourie
Posted on 23 Feb 2014

UP celebrates the printed monograph as the pinnacle of scholarly work – a highly specialised work of scholarship that each academic is trained to dream of achieving.
This was the message that Prof Cheryl de la Rey, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, conveyed at the recent launch of the book The Chemistry of Matter Waves by Prof Jan Boeyens, extraordinary professor at UP’s Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship.


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UP ranked for its Accounting Education research
Department of Accounting
Posted on 21 Feb 2014

The University of Pretoria was ranked 13th out of 255 universities for Accounting Education research in 2013 by the Birmingham Young University Accounting Research Rankings for 2013. Three staff members of UP’s Department of Accounting in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were also placed on this prestigious ranking list

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Strengthening the Rule of Law by Following the German Model?
Erika de Wet
Posted on 20 Feb 2014

On 16 and 17 May the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa (ICLA) in the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria is hosting a workshop titled: "The Implementation of International Law in South Africa – Strengthening the Rule of Law by Following the German Model?”

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Exciting research at the ERC to ensure that horses can travel ‘Midge free’ internationally
N-J
Posted on 19 Feb 2014

The first phase of a scientific study investigating the efficacy of meshes and insecticides to protect horses that are being transported from being exposed to AHS has recently been completed and submitted to an international journal for publication

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