Public Debate at UKZN on Xenophobia
The Society of Political Science Students (SOPSS), a body attached to the School of Social Sciences, held a public debate titled: Xenophobia in South Africa: Moving Towards an Integrated Africa.
Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) graduate, skateboarder and photographer, Mr Christopher da Canha, has had his article titled Subcultural Ethnography and the case for Dogtown and Z-boys, published in Film Matters, an internationally acclaimed, peer-`reviewed journal.
Eighteen Seychellois students, who recently made history by being the first from their country to graduate through UKZN with BA in Nursing (Advance Practice) degrees, were honoured at a ceremony held at the University of the Seychelles.
The Ujamaa Centre within the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC) held an Earth Theology Workshop for the community of KwaNxamalala in Sweetwater.
UKZN Public law academic leader, Professor Yousuf Vawda, presented a paper on the Role of Medicines Regulation in Access and Innovation for Health Technologies at the recent African Regional Meeting on Promoting Policy Coherence for Health Technologies held in Addis Ababa, Ethopia.
The National Science and Technonology Forum’s (NSTF) Share n’ Dare Programme hosted NSTF-BHP Billiton Award winner, Professor Don Cowan, at the Science and Technology Education Centre (STEC) on UKZN’s Westville campus.
UKZN’s School of Life Sciences Horticulturist, Ms Alison Young, recently organised for UKZN staff on the Pietermaritzburg campus involved in facilities management, life sciences, horticulture, poultry and the Ukulinga Research Farm, to attend an invasive alien plant course held at Ukulinga.
The School of Built Environment and Development Studies in the College of Humanities hosted a welcome dinner for students reading for a postgraduate Diploma in Child Protection in Emergencies (CPIE).
UKZN Golden Key president, Ms Nerissa Naidoo, will spend six months conducting part of her doctoral research at Ghent University in Belgium after receiving the prestigious INSPIRE Mobility Scholarship funded by the Erasmus Mundus Programme.
The Graduate Development Programme under the Human Resources Development Office has called on graduates to join UKZN as full time academic employees under Talent Excellence and Equity Acceleration Scholarships.
The innovative power line inspection robot designed and developed by Mr Trevor Lorimer and Mr Timothy Rowell of UKZN’s discipline of Electrical Engineering was shortlisted for one of the United Kingdom’s Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) Awards.