News

Leveraging African Resources to Transform Food Security on the Continent

Africa is the continent most impacted by food insecurity. Millions suffer from inadequate quantity and quality of food every year, with children and women the most affected.

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Imagine this headline in 2030: "Greenhouse gas to green cows' gas: African scientist finds way to reduce methane from cattle"

Dr. Festus A. Adejoro,an animal scientist at the University of Pretoria wants to work with a multidisciplinary team of scientists to reduce methane emissions from ruminant animals in Africa.

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‘Women lose a lot when public resources are being siphoned and stolen’ – Dr Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka during UP-hosted Women’s Month Dialogue

The University of Pretoria’s (UP) Future Africa institute and campus recently hosted an online panel discussion that featured a group of prominent women who are well known throughout Africa for their achievements in fields such as medicine, chemistry, academia, and development economics.

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Women's role in the transformation of Africa

Women's role in the transformation of  Africa

In celebration of Women’s Month 2020, Future Africa is bringing together a panel of leading women from different parts of Africa in academia, governance, and political participation to discuss the topic Women's role in the transformation of Africa.
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No more injections: Egyptian researcher wants to deliver COVID-19 vaccine through skin

Researchers all over the world are hard at work developing a vaccine for COVID-19. So, what if researchers could deliver life-saving vaccines transdermally; that is, without using needles?

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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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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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Events

SAMA National Conference

19 – 21 October

M&G Alumni Lunch

23 October

Imvelisi Operations Confernce

19 – 23 October

UN Global Consortium for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage

22 – 23 October

CCPP Course

22 – 25 October

The certificate for the Commercial Property Practitioner is South Africa's premier programme for practitioners and brokers involved in office, retail and industrial leasing, selling, management and investment. It is presented by Enterprises University of Pretoria in conjunction with SAPOA. Experienced academic staff as well as leading figures in the industry provide a strong functional base to the programme. More than a thousand delegates have registered for this very popular course since its introduction in 1996.

Bullying,Leadership and Power Workshop

27 October

Workshop based on bullying,leadership and power.

Scholars ( TBC)

25 – 29 October

Information to be confirmed by Amelia

Race,Africanness and Whiteness Workshop

29 October

Workshop based on race,africanness and whiteness.

UP School Leader Conference

25 – 30 October

Mastercard

30 October

JuniorTukkie 2

30 October

JuniorTukkie has been established to assist learners in Grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 to make responsible study and career choices. JuniorTukkie also develop important skills in order to better equip these learners for the challenges they may face as a student in their personal capacity as well as professionally. The JuniorTukkie programme provides among others, a wide variety of services to learners and students such as first-hand information on study and career options, develop leadership qualities, life skills, study skills, engage in community projects, and many more

Tennis SA

31 October – 02 November

GIBS Symposium

03 – 05 November

3 Day Symposium hosting participants from across Africa.

Sexuality and Gender Workshop

05 November

Workshop based on sexuality and gender.

Deputy Deans (T&L) Meeting

06 November