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Prestigious Henry Oppenheimer Fellowship awarded to Prof Robert Millar

Back Prestigious Henry Oppenheimer Fellowship awarded to Prof Robert Millar 9 June 2017 The prestigious Henry Oppenheimer Fellowship was presented to University of Pretoria (UP) and University of Cape Town (UCT) faculty member Professor Robert Millar on Friday, 2 June, for his work in neuroendocrinology. The Oppenheimer Fellowship is awarded to researchers and academics who show a strong… Read More »

Opinion: The path towards a ‘human economy’ needs no help from elitist agendas

Back Opinion: The path towards a ‘human economy’ needs no help from elitist agendas 9 June 2017 The 2017 World Economic Forum on Africa held recently in Durban saw Oxfam release a paper titled ‘A human economy approach to inclusive growth in Africa‘. Essentially the paper calls for accountable governments and responsible corporations. It’s styled to fit into the global… Read More »

Prestigious Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship awarded to Prof Robert Millar

Back Prestigious Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship awarded to Prof Robert Millar 9 June 2017 The prestigious Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship was presented to University of Pretoria (UP) and University of Cape Town (UCT) faculty member Professor Robert Millar on Friday, 2 June, for his work in neuroendocrinology. The Oppenheimer Fellowship is awarded to researchers and academics who show a strong… Read More »

One step closer to malaria elimination

Back One step closer to malaria elimination 8 June 2017 A large international collaborative effort, including researchers from the University of Pretoria (UP), the University of Cape Town (UCT) and partners, has resulted in the identification of a new chemical compound that can potentially eliminate malaria. The findings of the study on compound MMV048 were recently published in… Read More »

Jazzing up leadership

Back Jazzing up leadership 7 June 2017 In these complex times that we live in, leadership in its broadest form is faced with dire challenges. The solutions to these challenges will require new and different approaches to leadership. R. Buckminster Fuller said that ‘You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new… Read More »

Election/appointment of Council members by the Convocation

Back Election/appointment of Council members by the Convocation 7 June 2017 The University of Pretoria plays an important role nationally and makes a significant contribution to South Africa’s international standing. Council is the University’s governing body and as such it has a fiduciary duty and is ultimately responsible for determining the University’s strategic direction. – Author Office of… Read More »

Learn more about panic attacks

Back Learn more about panic attacks 7 June 2017 A panic attack is a sudden surge of overwhelming anxiety and fear. Your heart pounds and you can’t breathe. It may feel as if you are dying or going crazy. Left untreated, panic attacks can lead to panic disorder and other problems, and may eventually cause you to withdraw… Read More »