UKZN “Sassy Catwalk” Graduate Stars in TV Advert
UKZN Honours graduate, Ms Chrysantha Alicia Palan, who shot to social media fame with her sassy graduation catwalk now features in an advert for one of the top banks in South Africa.
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UDkt Brett van Niekerk, uthisha weSikole Sezibalo, Izibalomidanti nezifundo zekhompyutha (i-SMSCS), uthole umklomelo ngomsebenzi wakhe kwezokuphepha kwezobuchwepheshe kuzikhungo zaseNingizimu Afrika ze-Information Systems Audit and Control Association (i-ISACA).
Scientists and astronomers from Switzerland and South Africa recently discussed Astronomy Big Data were at a bilateral workshop which unpacked how challenging astronomy problems involving Big Data could be solved using Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Life Sciences doctoral candidate and environmental activist, Ms Refilwe Mofokeng, organised a clean-up at the Durban Harbour, with the support of the School of Life Sciences and African Marine Solutions (AMSOL), as part of the annual International Coastal Clean-Up Day.
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Uthisha Wezenhlalakahle, uSolwazi Johannes John-Langba, ukhethwe njengeSekela-Mongameli we-Cape Mental Health (i-CMH), okuyinhlangano endala emphakathini yabaphila ngokwengqondo eNingizimu Afrika.
The Discipline of Statistics in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (SMSCS) hosted a five-day biostatistics short course on the Pietermaritzburg campus on the topic: Quantitative Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Trials.
Environmental Sciences Master’s graduate, Ms Ntombifuthi Nzimande, has been awarded a Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship through the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), enabling her to conduct her PhD studies at a Hungarian public university.
Students from the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC) on the UKZN Howard College campus attended the first women empowerment workshop supported by the University Capacity Development Programme (UCDP) grant.
Dr Kristin Bilyeu, a research molecular biologist from the United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Services (USDA-ARS) Plant Genetics Research Unit at the University of Missouri specialising in molecular breeding of soybean recently visited UKZN’s Pietermaritzburg campus to present a seminar on her work.
African Music and Dance senior lecturer, Dr Patricia Opondo, attended the 2nd International Symposium of the International Council for Traditional Music’s (ICTM) Study Group on African Musics (SGAM) held at the University of Ghana.