23 September 2015
Volume: 3
Issue: 44
Ms Lihle Qulu.

Honours and Recognition for Excellent Doctoral Research by UKZN Lecturer

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Three top international journals have published the results of research by School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences (LMMS) Developmental Lecturer, Ms Lihle Qulu, who also won first-prize for her PhD research in the Credentialing Staff category

Dr Zaza Ndhlovu.

Ground-Breaking Study Published in Top Immunology Journal

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Leading international peer-reviewed medical journal, Immunity, has published the findings of ground-breaking research led by Honorary Senior Lecturer at UKZN’s HIV Pathogenesis Programme (HPP), Dr Zaza Ndhlovu.

UKZN academics at the World Social Science Forum panel session.

College of Humanities Provides Major Input at 2015 World Social Science Forum

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Academics and students from UKZN’s College of Humanities played an important role in the success of the 2015 World Social Science Forum held at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban.

Ms Yashodani Pillay.

Study by Young Health Scientist in Peer-Reviewed Journal

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A study conducted by young doctoral candidate, Ms Yashodani Pillay (25), has been published in the interdisciplinary journal on the toxins derived from animals, plants and micro-organisms, Toxicon.

Ms Atsile Ocwelwang and Ms Vezekile Zungu, presented part of their PhD research findings in Vienna, Austria.

PhD Students Present Research at Symposium in Austria

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UKZN Forestry PhD students, Ms Atsile Ocwelwang and Ms Vezekile Zungu, presented part of their PhD research findings at the 18th International Symposium on Wood, Fibre and Pulping Chemistry (ISWFPC) in Vienna, Austria.

Prize-winning Lecturer Ms Bongiwe Ndlovu.

Developmental Lecturer Wins at CHS Research Symposium

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A Lecturer in the HIV Pathogenesis Programme in the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences, Ms Bongiwe Ndlovu, won second prize at the annual CHS Research Symposium for her study titled: “Evolution of Neutralising Antibodies in HIV-1 Subtype C Infection”.

UKZNTube promoted at the Medical campus.

Promoting UKZNTube in Health Sciences Education

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College of Health Sciences (CHS) academics are impressed by the innovative teaching and learning early users of the Institution’s video platform, UKZNTube, have enjoyed.

Supply Chain Student Association members.

Students Experience Life in the Workplace

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The Supply Chain Student Association (SCSA) recently facilitated various initiatives in an effort to bridge the gap between academia and the business world.

Professor Kriben and Ms Siddharthiya Pillay.

Honours Student Presents Research at College of Health Sciences Symposium

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High achieving UKZN Honours Medical Biochemistry student, Ms Siddharthiya Pillay, delivered a presentation on the susceptibility of young Indian men to coronary artery disease (CAD) at a recent College of Health Sciences (CHS) Research Symposium.

Works exhibited at the Centre for Visual Art included The Bride; MANtis; and Ms Faye Spencer’s Employee of the Week.

Centre for Visual Art hosts 30th Annual Art Historians Conference

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UKZN’s Centre for Visual Art (CVA) on the Pietermaritzburg campus hosted the 30th Annual Art Historians Conference which featured a staff and postgraduate art exhibition in the Jack Heath Gallery.

Kusuka kwesobunxele uMnu Justice Luthuli, uMnu Khulekani Khumalo, uMnu Mpumelelo Mchunu, uNksz Nandipa Ndlovu noNksz Mbali Mtshali.

Isikole SezoMthetho Sase-UKZN Sihlele Ngokuhlanganyela Umcimbi i-Town and Gown

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Umcimbi waminyaka yonke i-Town and Gown bewuhlelwe ngokuhlanganyela phakathi kweSikole SezoMthetho neNhlangano YabaMmeli YaseMgungundlovu i-Pietermaritzburg Attorney’s Association.

Mr Jean-Pierre Mulumba.

Physics Student Wins Best Poster Award at International Conference

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PhD candidate in the School of Chemistry and Physics, Mr Jean-Pierre Mulumba, won the prize for the best poster presentation at the 4th International Conference on Earth Science and Climate Change in Alicante, Spain.

Professor Ari Sitas (far left) with Mr Omar Badsha (second right) and the Gwala family.

UKZN Hosts Inaugural Annual Mafika Gwala Lecture

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The first annual Mafika Gwala lecture was delivered at UKZN by Sociologist, writer, dramatist and civic activist Professor Ari Sitas who spoke on: “Are the Children of Nonti Resilient? - Mafika Gwala and the Arts of Resistance”.

UKZN presents Casual Day in Durban North.

UKZN Students Organise Casual Day for the Mentally Challenged

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Third-year Occupational Therapy (OT) students championed a fun-filled Casual Day for residents in the Durban North community who have mental impairments.

UKZN students at the World Social Science Forum (from left) Ms Ntombikayise Mabaso, Mr Sanele Madlala and Ms Ayanda Ngubane.

UKZN Students Contribute to World Social Science Forum

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Three third year Community Development students were selected to participate in one of the panel sessions at the 2015 World Social Science Forum (WSSF) in Durban.

From left: Professor Jonathan Blackledge, Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Mr Andy Collings and Professor Salim Abdool Karim.

Executive Editor of eLife Speaks at UKZN

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The Executive Editor of the eLIFE Journal, Mr Andy Collings, spoke at a gathering on UKZN’s Westville campus as a guest of the Research Office and Caprisa.

School of Education academics with a delegation of teachers from Swaziland.

Swazi Teachers Visit School of Education

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A delegation of 15 teachers from Swaziland recently visited UKZN to hear about academic programmes run by the School of Education.