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Seminar by Prof Shireen Hassim
R du Plessis
Posted on 14 Oct 2010

The Institute for Women's and Gender Studies cordially invites you to a seminar by Prof Shireen Hassim (Department of Political Science, Wits University)

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UP's Sentech Chair wins the DTI 2010 Awards
Posted on 14 Oct 2010

The DTI 2010 Awards was won by the University of Pretoria's Sentech Chair in Broadband Wireless Multimedia Communications (BWMC), which is based within UP's Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering .

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19th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition, Cotonou, Benin
Posted on 14 Oct 2010

Every year the African Human Rights Moot Court Competition is organised by the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria in partnership with another law faculty on the continent. In 2010, the competition was co-organised by the Centre and the Université d?Abomey-Calavi, Benin and was held in Cotonou from 4 to 9 October. The overall winners of the 19th African Human Rights Moot Competition were the Université de Cocody (Côte d'Ivoire), University of Namibia (Namibia), and Rhodes University (South Africa). They all argued for the respondent.


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UP Arts Presents: Nataniël, Charl du Plessis & UP Symphony Orchestra
Philippa Kotzé
Posted on 14 Oct 2010

The University of Pretoria Symphony Orchestra in Concert, performing the thrilling Bolero by Ravel, as well as accompanying Charl du Plessis playing Gershwin's evergreen Rhapsody in Blue and backing up Nataniël telling the "true" story of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake with Suites from the ballet. The conductor is Eric Rycroft.

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UP Student wins first prize in the Carl Zeiss Nano Image Contest
Posted on 13 Oct 2010

A PhD Chemical Engineering student at the University of Pretoria, Heinrich Badenhorst, was awarded the first prize of the international Carl Zeiss Nano Image contest, in the category of Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM).

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UP Student wins first prize in the Carl Zeiss Nano Image Contest
Posted on 13 Oct 2010

A PhD Chemical Engineering student at the University of Pretoria, Heinrich Badenhorst, was awarded the first prize of the international Carl Zeiss Nano Image contest, in the category of Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM). The contest had three categories (Scanning Electron Microscopy; Helium Ion Microscopy and the Transmission Electron Microscopy), which had 120 entries from scientists and engineers at different institutions globally.

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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY CELEBRATION 21 October 2010
Yolanda Booyzen
Posted on 13 Oct 2010

Workshop on addressing customary law as a regional human rights issue: The protection of the girl child in domestic and regional courts

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Taxonomist receives prestigious prize
Martie Maree
Posted on 13 Oct 2010

Prof Braam van Wyk, Curator of the HGWJ Schweickerdt Herbarium at the University of Pretoria (UP) and a plant taxonomist by training, was recently honoured by the Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns (South African Academy for Science and Art). The Havenga prize was awarded to Prof Van Wyk for his extensive research publishing as well as for his contribution to Afrikaans.

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Seminar 15 Oct 2010: South Africa's second term as non-permanent member of the UN Security Council
Wilma Martin
Posted on 12 Oct 2010

The Institute for Strategic and Political Affairs (ISPA) and the Department of Political Sciences at the University of Pretoria cordially invite you to a seminar in its series on Mediation in Africa entitled "South Africa's second term as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council".

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TuksCricket : Mignon shines for SA
Posted on 12 Oct 2010

Newly signed Tuks player Mignon du Preez is currently playing for the South African Women?s Team in the ICC Women's Cricket Challenge.

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