13 November 2013
Volume: 1
Issue: 11
Dr Zilungile Kwitshana.

UKZN Immunologist on MRC Board

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UKZN Immunologist in the College of Health Sciences, Dr Zilungile Kwitshana, has been appointed to the Board of the South African Medical Research Council (MRC).

The Dean of the School of Education, Professor Gregory Kamwendo (right), presents a copy of A. B. Xuma: Autobiography and Selected Works to award winner Ms Sharlene Naidoo.

Bachelor Of Education Student Wins Van Riebeeck Society Book Prize

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Ms Sharlene Naidoo, a third year Bachelor of Education student at UKZN’s Edgewood campus, won the Van Riebeeck Society Book Prize for the Best Final Year History Education undergraduate student in 2013.

Behlangene emcimbini wokuklomelisa (kusukela kwesokunxele) uMnu Siyabonga Mbambo; uNksz Saieshnee Chetty; uMnu Adarsh Maharaj; uNksz Nomvikelelo Kawula kanye noNksz Jessica Dore.

Isizinda sezokuBhala (Writing Place) iklomelise abafundi bayo

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Isizinda Sezokubhala (Writing Place), esingaphansi kwehhovisi lezokuFunda nokuFundisa eNyuvesi, besibambe umcimbi wokuklomelisa abafundi abangaphansi...

IHI Senior Vice-President, Professor Pierre Barker.

Designing and Evaluating Quality Improvement Projects

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The Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) Senior Vice-President, Professor Pierre Barker, conducted a workshop at UKZN’s Innovation Centre Auditorium on Designing and Evaluating Quality Improvement (QI) Projects.

Presenters and researchers at the workshop.

SRPC Organises Promotion and NRF Rating Application Workshop

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The School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC) organised a promotions and NRF rating applications workshop for its staff.

Music students performing for their practical examinations.

Students Examined During Musical

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Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) music students were given a platform to display what they would take to schools as future educators when they performed in a production titled: “Taking Musical Talent to Schools”.

From left: Mr Pratish Hansjee records Mr Eveshan Chetty and Ms Dasendri Moonsamy.

Role-Plays the Way to go for Presentations, says Auditing Lecturer

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A UKZN Lecturer has decided that all presentations by her Auditing (AUDT200) class will in future be role-plays as this forces the students to work together instead of preparing their work individually.

Top performing students from the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) were awarded for their academic excellence.

Top Students from BEDS Recognised at Awards Function

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The School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) recently awarded its top performing students from undergraduate to postgraduate level at the UKZN Innovation Centre.

Students in Biological Sciences for Educators 420 presented their research during a seminar on the Edgewood campus.

Edgewood Students Present at Research Seminar

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Biological Sciences for Educators 420 students presented their work at a seminar presentation on the Edgewood campus as part of their Research and Service Learning module for this semester.

Classics Professor Matthew Trundle of New Zealand who presented two guest lectures at UKZN.

New Zealand Academic Speaks at UKZN on Greek History

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The Classics Programme within the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC) recently hosted the visit of Professor Matthew Trundle from the Department of Classics at the University of Auckland in New Zealand.

Dr Given Mutinta delivering a presentation at the research seminar.

Postgraduate Seminar Skills Students to Conduct Qualitative Research

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The School of Management, Information Technology and Governance (MIG) recently held a Postgraduate Research Seminar aimed at providing a formal context to facilitate capacity building...

From left: Lecturer, Ms Navitha Sewpersadh, award recipient Ms Sheetal Paparam and Ernest and Young’s Human Resource Manager, Mr Jeremy Beukes.

Accounting Students Showcase Skills for Prospective Employers

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The School of Accounting Economics and Finance at the Pietermaritzburg campus, in partnership with accounting firm Ernst and Young recognised top achievers at the Accounting 300 awards ceremony...

Ms Upsana Singh.

Technology Integration in Teaching and Learning Explored

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The College of Law and Management Studies is exploring successful technology adoption as a cost effective and accessible tool for teaching and learning.

UKZN’s 2013 team of Santa’s helpers (from left, top row) Ms Amanda Madan; Ms Tammy Frankland; Ms Shereen Balkisson and Mr Wonderboy Makhaye; and (from left, bottom row) Ms Rowelda Donnelly; Ms Regan Dawson, Ms Adeshini McIntosh and Miss Nana Ngcobo.

Santa Shoe Box Project

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Just recently a number of Pietermaritzburg staff and friends made online pledges to the Santa Shoe Box initiative to fill shoe boxes for children on their Christmas list.