News

Get to know the ECRLF Fellows: Dr. Nicolas Kagimu

When Dr. Kagimu talks about nematology, you are transported on a journey that makes you start to appreciate the diverse group of roundworms that occur worldwide in virtually every environment.

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Get to know the ECRLF Fellows: Dr. Alice Nabatanzi

Dr. Alice Nabatanzi was mentored into Natural Products Phytopharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals directly after high school and has continued on the same career path to where she is today. 

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Get to know the ECRLF Fellows: Dr. Florece Opondo

From Banker to Researcher; Dr. Florece Opondo’s humble beginning in the banking industry is an inspirational tale. No one thought she would decide on such a drastic career change after eight years in banking.

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It takes a village to find a balance - Dr Fanelwa Ajayi

Dr Fanelwa Ajayi says that in her line of work as a biosensor researcher in South Africa, women often struggle to juggle the demands of a professional research career with those of a family. “It is either you do well at work or at home, with no real balance. But one thing I learnt from my professors is that as a woman, you have a right to work and to choose your work.”

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Launch of The UP Research Data Management System

Professor Stephanie Burton, Vice-Principal: Research and Postgraduate Education, invites you to the launch of the University of Pretoria’s Research Data Management system.

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Get to know the ECRLF Fellows: Dr. John Mushomi

While doing his first year at Makerere University, Dr. John Mushomi found himself in a challenging situation which led him to follow a career in sociology (and later population migration and development).

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University Vice-Chancellor Participates In A Fungal Citizen Science Project

University of Pretoria Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Prof. Tawana Kupe collected soil samples at the Future Africa campus on 30 October as part of a FABI-hosted Citizen Science project “Fungi for Future”.

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Events

Irish Aid Meeting

20 – 24 January

Strategic Planning: Music

24 January

Advanced Slope,Seepage and Foundation Analysis

23 – 24 January

Civil Engineering Short Courses offered by Enterprises University of Pretoria for external students/delegates. Please be advised that short courses will also be offered to some of UP students at this stage the number has not be established.

Geology at UP 40th Anniversary

25 January

40th Anniversary for Geology Department:University of Pretoria.

ASLP

22 – 27 January

Rem, Ben & OD Meeting

28 January

This is an HR ( Remuneration, Benefits & Organisational Design's) first yearly meeting

LEVLO Teaching Stat Plan for 2020

28 January

In-situ Geotechnical Testing and Tailings Applications

27 – 28 January

Short course offered by Enterprises University of Pretoria for external students.

Microsoft Event at PIC

29 January

Geotechnical Laboratory Testing

29 January

Short course offered by Enterprises University of Pretoria for external students.

South African SDG Hub Public Lecture

30 January

Launch of LITS SA

30 January

The Launch of Livestock Identification and Traceabiity System of South Africa.

Department of Civil Engineering Meeting

31 January

Start up meeting Civil Engineering

Athletix Grand Prix Press Conference (TBC)

31 January

Press Conference for the purposes of announcing sponsorships for the Grand Prix Event.

Introduction to Unsaturated Soil Mechanics

30 – 31 January

Short course offered by Enterprises University of Pretoria for external students.