University of Pretoria Logo
English |  Afrikaans |    
  

(Archive)

UP Academics honoured at TWAS meeting
Elsa Semmelink
Posted on 30 Nov 2009

At a meeting of the Academy of Sciences of the Developing World (TWAS) held in Durban in October 2009, Prof Toko Majozi and Prof Bernard Slippers of the University of Pretoria were made TWAS Young Affiliates, while Prof Robin Crewe, Prof Rashid Hassan and Prof Brenda Wingfield, who are also academics at UP, were elected to the fellowship of TWAS.

[Read More]

Norwegian Royals visit UP
Posted on 25 Nov 2009

Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway, flanked by Prof Cheryl de la Rey, Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria and Prof Wiseman Nkuhlu Chancellor of UP.

[Read More]

Schoeman claims 2nd place overall during Fina/Arena World Cup Series
Manfred Seidler
Posted on 23 Nov 2009

In the final Fina/Arena World Cup in Singapore on the weekend, Roland Schoeman once again took three medals - One Gold and 2 Silver to end seconcd overall on the rankings table for the World competition. Cameron van den Burgh successfully defended his title.

[Read More]

Expert undertake epic journey against climate change
Sonja van der Waldt
Posted on 20 Nov 2009

Well-known sustainability expert and editor of 'Bending the Curve', Robert Zipplies, in partnership with Project 90 by 2030, is undertaking an epic journey on an electric bicycle by cycling from Cape Town to Durban via Johannesburg and Pretoria between 6 November and 5 December 2009.

[Read More]

Vuvuzela noise exposure at PSL soccer match
Dept of Communication Pathology
Posted on 20 Nov 2009

Soccer supporters were research subjects at a recent high profile match between rival teams.

[Read More]

What it takes to beat Roland Schoeman
Manfred Seidler
Posted on 18 Nov 2009

Over the years Roland Schoeman has shown what a fighter he is and over the weekend at the Fina/ World Cup in Berlin he proved it once again. In every outing at the World Cup Series, Schoeman has bagged 3 medals and the WC in Berlin was no exception. Schoeman finished with two Silvers and a Gold Medal!

[Read More]

Kate Roberts comfortable winner in Africa Cup
Manfred Seidler
Posted on 18 Nov 2009

Kate Roberts (BSG/HPC) was in a class of her own in hot conditions at the 2009 Africa Cup in Pretoria on Sunday 15 November.

[Read More]

Nursing Education Boosted by Additional R29 Million
Posted on 17 Nov 2009

Academic nursing has received a further boost of R29 million through a grant by the ELMA South Africa Foundation (ELMA) which announced its support today of the University-based Nursing Education South Africa (UNEDSA).

[Read More]

Centre for Human Rights launches two publications
Yolanda Booyzen
Posted on 17 Nov 2009

The Centre for Human Rights has launched two publications pertaining to Indigeous Peoples' Rights and Women's Rights in Africa.

[Read More]

Alumni honoured
Emmerentia Nel
Posted on 16 Nov 2009

The University of Pretoria honoured six of its Alumni at the prestigious Laureate Awards Ball on Saturday, November 14.

[Read More]

 
 
« Back... 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 ...Next »
 
«Back to the current news