Chef Jelele: Using Future Africa gardens to create unique dishes

After working for 20 years in some of the most prestigious hotels, Chef Jelele decided to move to Future Africa to try something different, that would challenge him to move out of his comfort zone.

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Future Africa Director Prof Cheikh Mbow leads UP delegation to Japan to drive Africa-Asia collaboration

The Director of Future Africa Professor Cheikh Mbow together with a delegation from the University of Pretoria (UP) recently visited Japan to deepen partnerships with Japanese institutions. 

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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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NSTF/DSI HESTILL Council Brainstorming Session

27 – 28 February

Faculty of Humanities Lekgotla

28 February

Wilna Eksteen Meeting

27 – 28 February

Faculty of Humanities Lekgotla

28 – 29 February

Above&Beyond Book Launch

29 February

Book Launch.

Carol Gajana- Dinner

02 March


03 March

Research Data Management Workshop

02 – 03 March

Feedlot Producers Information Day

04 March

Information day for cattle feedlot producers, students adn UP personnel.

MGSL Conference

03 – 05 March

Collaborative Leadership and Critical Thinking Conference.

NAS Bosberaad

04 – 05 March

Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Annual Bosberaad.

Departmental Writing Seminar

06 March

Ferreira Tia ZAIS

06 March

SAPBA Conference 2019

09 – 11 March

Project Stakeholder Meeting

09 – 11 March