Masters Research Assistant Hosts Grandparents’ Day at Edendale Home
Masters candidate in Agrometeorology and research assistant in the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) Ms Mendy Ndlovu celebrated her birthday this year by hosting a grandparents’ day at a local nursing home in Edendale, treating all 60 residents to care packages and a lunch.
Umjikelezo We-Science on the Road Again to Promote Science in KZN
Umjikelezo We-Science, a science outreach collaboration, held its second four-day roadshow during which it visited four schools in rural parts of KwaZulu-Natal to promote studies and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields.
UKZN-ASRA Host Mahatma Gandhi Lecture
The Association for the Study of Religion in Southern Africa (ASRSA) recently hosted the Gandhi Memorial Lecture at Howard College campus, during its annual congress. It was one of the most informative and intellectually enriching items on their programme for this year.
Launch of IPCC Technical Support Unit Office at UKZN
The launch of the Durban office of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Working Group II Technical Support Unit (WGII TSU) at the Smart Grid Research Centre on UKZN’s Westville campus attracted more than 60 guests drawn from a broad spectrum of academia, and representatives from local and national government and the media.
Best Oral Presentation Award for UKZN Student at SA Institute of Physics Conference
Mr Bernard Mmame, a Master’s degree candidate in the National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme (NASSP) node in the School of Chemistry and Physics (SCP) at UKZN, has received a best oral presentation award at the Space Science division at the 63rd South African Institute of Physics (SAIP) 2018 Conference in Bloemfontein.
Career Fair Opens Doors for Students
The College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) hosted a Career Fair on the Pietermaritzburg campus for students in science and agriculture introducing them to career options in the presence of representatives from a variety of companies.