Masters Students awarded NRF merit Scholarships to Pursue their Research
Outstanding academic performances and research work have earned UKZN Human Resource Management Masters students, Ms Silindile Mgaga and Ms Romona Sewpersad NRF scholarships.
After a tough audition for the Muziqanto National Voice Competition hosted by the Afrikaanse Taal en Kultuur Vereninging (ATKV), music students from the Opera Studio and Choral Academy (OSCA) - Ms Amanda Kosi, Mr Njabulo Ntobela and Ms Rashalia Pather - went through to the second round of the competition.
The newly formed Human Settlements Students' Organisation (HSSO), a student organisational unit of the Housing discipline within the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS), hosted their first event for the year - an alumni and Careers Expo on the Howard College campus.
Masters student with the Pollution Research Group (PRG) in UKZN’s School of Engineering, Ms Lungi Zuma, recently attended Parliament in Cape Town as a special guest of the Minister of Water and Sanitation, Ms Nomvula Makonyane.
UKZN PhD student Ms Lorika Beukes presented aspects of her PhD research at the American Society for Microbiology’s 4th annual conference in Washington DC in the United States of America on Antimicrobial Resistance in Zoonotic Bacteria and Foodborne Pathogens.
Enhancing the understanding of the tools for Regional Economic Development and exchanging knowledge between government departments, institutions of higher learning and RLED practitioners was the goal of the Economies of Region Learning Network event hosted by the Graduate School of Business and Leadership
A PhD candidate in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (SMSCS), Ms Justine Nasejje, has been awarded a prestigious scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), allowing her to spend six months at the University of Lübeck during her studies as well as funding her PhD work.
Adjudicators were impressed by 23 presentations delivered by women academics and postgraduate students from UKZN’s Discipline of Clinical Anatomy, scooping three distinguished awards at the 43rd Annual Conference for the Anatomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA) held recently in Parys, Free State.
The first chapter of a new book collaboratively written by international experts to help improve the lives of HIV and AIDS patients receiving antiretroviral drugs (ARVs), was authored by the UKZN Academic Leader for Physiotherapy, Dr Sonill Maharaj.
A study by UKZN Masters in Medicine (Surgery) student, Dr Vassil Manchev, has found the burden of paediatric trauma in the Pietermaritzburg CBD and the Western rural health districts to be significantly high enough to warrant a public health intervention.