Queer Africa 2: New Series Book launch
On 27 July, Queer Africa 2: New Series will be launched at the Merensky Library Auditorium, on Hatfield main campus. The book consists of 26 queer narratives from 8 countries. The launch will include readings and performances. The book contains contributions from UP students.
Commonwealth Science Conference honours UP researcher
A doctoral student at UP was selected as one of three top presenters at the student and postdoctoral session of the Commonwealth Science Conference which was held in June, in Singapore. Osmond Mloyeni received at travel grant worth approximately R100 000 “to support collaborative visits and mentoring from scientists from another Commonwealth country”. Mloyeni says the grant will greatly assist his research and be of benefit to him as a scientist.
UP Expert Lecture Series
On 2 August, the 21st lecture in the UP-Expert Lecture Series will take place in the Senate Hall. The lecture is entitled ‘The drug everyone should take! Why, how and what?’ and will be presented by Martin Schwellnus, a professor of Sport and Exercise at the faculty of Health Sciences at UP.
EBIT career fair
The Engineering, Built Environment and IT faculty will host a career fair from 09:00-14:00 on 25 July in the Rautenbach Hall. The fair will see organisations that recruit in the Engineering and IT fields will be on campus for two days, discussing available employment opportunities in the respective fields.
Compiled by Chad Johnston