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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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Quantum theory in physics and beyond
Stella Mpisi
Posted on 06 Feb 2014

The symposium, hosted by the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship, will feature leading researchers Jan Boeyens, Francis Thackeray, Vimal Ichharam and Johan Prins.

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Massive boost for research equipment at UP
Nicolize Mulder
Posted on 19 Feb 2014

The University of Pretoria will be enabled to continue its pioneering research thanks to significant investment in cutting-edge scientific instrumentation, some of which has not been available before in South Africa or on the African continent.

The University of Pretoria (UP) is set to acquire advanced research equipment to the value of more than R55 million during 2014 following the approval of six funding applications submitted to the National Research Foundation (NRF). The NRF will contribute just more than R37 million, while the rest of the funding will be contributed by the University.

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Dr Lucy Montgomery on Open Access and monograph publishing
Elsabe Olivier
Posted on 18 Feb 2014

The Department of Library Services invites you to attend this lecture by Deputy Director at Knowledge Unlatched, Lucy Montgomery. Dr Montgomery will focus on monograph publishing and its impact and the challenges it faces across the globe

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Prof Josua Meyer lauded at World Education Congress
Renee Conradie
Posted on 18 Feb 2014

Prof Josua Meyer, Chair of the School of Engineering and Head of the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, has received an international award as Best Professor in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering. Prof. Meyer is among the top 1% of engineering academics in the world.

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Prof Jolanda Roux receives IUFRO Scientific Award
Martie Meyer
Posted on 17 Feb 2014

Prof Jolanda Roux from the University of Pretoria’s Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, was awarded the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Scientific Award.

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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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