UP webinar on ‘Future Africa Post-COVID-19’ suggests researchers must play leading role in reshaping African society

Participants from around the world joined a University of Pretoria (UP)-hosted webinar titled “Future Africa Post-COVID-19” on Friday.

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INVITATION: Webinar - Future Africa Post-COVID-19, Friday 29 May 2020 at 1:00PM

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Covid-19: A call to look into our African Biodiversity for solutions

Marking International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) on 22 May 2020, themed "Our solutions are in nature" we are all challenged to promote solutions found in our natural ecosystem that will preserve and sustain our biodiversity. Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP) cohort 5 fellow, Dr. NZWEUNDJI Justine Germo, a plant biotechnologist by training, writes for us on the importance of preserving our biodiversity and building a future of life in harmony with nature.

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COVID-19 highlights need for early cancer diagnosis and treatment in Africa

As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, patients of chronic diseases like cancer have come under the spotlight as they are at higher risk of severe illness if infected by the virus. 

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Medicines for Africans, by Africans

While basic research into potential therapeutics has certainly bloomed in Africa recently, most of the actual drug development process still happens outside of Africa’s borders, including clinical trials on humans.

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COVID-19 Research Continuity Plan | UP Emergency Response Protocol | UP Residences Closure

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International Women's Day Feature by Dr. Tonjock Rosemary Kinge: Mentorship to get more females in STEM, a must for Africa

On International Women's Day, which is celebrated every year on the 8th of March, ASLP fellow, Dr. Tonjock Rosemary Kinge, writes for us about why Africa needs mentorship for females to get them interested in STEM fields.

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Writing Skill Worshop & Tutorials

04 June

International Conference

01 – 05 June


01 – 05 June


01 – 05 June

Johan Ferreira

04 – 05 June

South Africa's Colorectal Society

04 – 07 June

International Symposium on Robotics

08 – 09 June

The rapid development in robotics and artificial intelligence (Al) technologies

International symposium on Robotics

08 – 09 June

Future Africa 2020 Research Forum&Associated

10 – 12 June

Dr Osmond Mlonyeni will provide further details.

Junior Tukkies 2 Event

13 – 17 June

Plaigarism & Research Intergrity

18 June

Transplant Sports Event

18 – 20 June

International Conference on Data

22 – 26 June

International conference on Data as a new currency in the knowledge based economy

GSTM EBIT Welcome Function

30 June

Prof Kupe would like to welcome the residents at Future Africa.

Veterinary Science Congress

29 June – 02 July