News

UP, UNICEF and the UNDP collaborate to empower young South Africans

The University of Pretoria (UP) has partnered with the United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to conceptualise and implement initiatives that will address challenges faced by young people in South Africa.

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COVID-19 Research and Engagement Platform at UP (CORE-P)

Future Africa is coordinating the COVID-19 research and engagement platform (CORE-P) to harness a vibrant community of practice driven by UP and to embrace a wide range of academia in Africa. The key principle of CORE-P is transdisciplinary research that brings various teams together to co-design targeted research outcomes and results for higher impact.

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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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Events

6th Annual Malaria Research Conference 2020

02 – 04 August

Resilence for Development Colloquim 2020

02 – 04 August

National RPO Congress and Coference

05 – 06 August

The national Red Meat Produce's organisation (RPO) hosts its congress and conference every two years

Introduction to Quantitative Genetics

03 – 07 August

Resilence for Development Colloquim 2020

07 – 09 August

Bullying,Leadership and Power Workshop

11 August

Workshop based on bullying,leadership and power.

Lynette Smith -UP

12 August

Race,Africanness and Whiteness Workshop

13 August

Workshop based on race,africanness and whiteness.

AB Events

12 – 13 August

6th Annual Malaria Research Conference 2020

11 – 13 August

FA Women's Day Event

14 August

Future Africa celebrating Women's Day.

FameLab National Forum

12 – 14 August

FameLab is one of the biggest science communication competitions in the world.

Resilence for Development Colloquim 2020

14 – 16 August

Resilence for Development Colloquim 2020

14 – 16 August

UP Marketing Management: 50 Year Celebration

20 August

UP Marketing Management department's 50 year celebration function for alumni,staff and VIPs.