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    National 3MT competition held at UFS
    From Neanderthal hybrid children to eating corn silk as a way of managing kidney diseases, the National Three Minute Thesis competition captivated the mind.
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    Discovery in Scorpius constellation may signify clean energy for Earth
    Earlier this year, a group of international astronomers announced the discovery of an exotic binary star system, AR Scorpii.
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    UFS paper published in Nature Communications
    Extending new discoveries in the deep subsurface.
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Research in Faculties

Research in Faculties

Economic and Management Sciences 

Health Sciences


Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Natural Sciences:

              Centre for Microscopy
              Computer Science and Informatics
              Institute for Groundwater Studies
              Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
              Mathematical Statistics and Actuarial Science
              Microbial, Biochemical and Food Biotechnology
                       Research groups
                       NRF Projects
                       EXBOC: Extreme Biochemistry
                       Food Sciences
             Plant Sciences        
             Zoology and Entomology

Agricultural Sciences:

             Agricultural Economics
             Animal, Wildlife and Grassland Sciences
             African Large Predator Research Unit
             Soil, Crop and Climate Sciences

Building Sciences:

             Quantity Surveying and Construction Management
             Urban and Regional Planning



Chairpersons of Research committee within Faculties: 

Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences: Prof P Burger
Faculty of Health SciencesProf G van Zyl
           School of Nursing: Dr WJC van Rhyn 
           School of Allied Health Professions: Ms C Brandt
           School of Medicine:  Prof WID Rae
Faculty of Law:  Prof JL Pretorius
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural SciencesProf A Roodt
Faculty of the Humanities:  Prof A Wessels
Faculty of Theology:  Prof P Verster
Faculty of Education:  Dr MM Nkoane

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