18 July 2019
Volume: 7
Issue: 38
Ms May Okafor received the 2019 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Award.

Fine Arts PhD Student Receives Prestigious Research Award

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Fine Arts PhD student at the Centre for Visual Art (CVA) on the Pietermaritzburg campus, Ms May Okafor, has received the 2019 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Award from the African Critical Inquiry Programme.

Mr Mzwandile Makhanya.

UKZN Lecturer Nominated for Film Award

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Film and Media Studies lecturer in the School of Arts Mr Mzwandile Makhanya has been nominated for a 2019 Simon “Mabhunu” Sabela Film and Television Award in the Best Student Film category.

UKZN prepares for the Campus to Campus 10km race from Howard College campus to Westville campus and the 5km fun run taking place on the Westville campus to be held on Sunday 28 July.

UKZN Campus to Campus a Celebration of a Healthy Lifestyle

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University staff, students and alumni are reminded to register and take part in the UKZN Campus to Campus 10km race and 5km fun run which takes place on Sunday, 28 July from Howard College campus to Westville campus.

Ms Naledi Zama receiving her award from GSSA past president, Dr Tony Swemmer.

Congress Award for PhD Candidate’s Presentation on Nutrient Enrichment in Grasslands

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Doctoral candidate Ms Naledi Zama won the award for the best platform presentation by a young scientist at the Grassland Society of Southern Africa’s (GSSA) 54th Annual Congress in Upington.

Ms Ingrid Adams at her solo exhibition.

Masters Student Showcases First Solo Exhibition

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Masters student in Fine Arts at the Centre for Visual Art (CVA) on the Pietermaritzburg campus, Ms Ingrid Adams, showcased her first solo exhibition: Beyond at the KZNSA Gallery in Durban.

Participants of the International Institute for the Sociology of Law Workshop.

UKZN Law Professor Delivers Presentation at International Workshop in Spain

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Professor David McQuoid-Mason of UKZN’s Centre for Socio-Legal Studies discussed the African perspective on the number of lawyers and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms during a presentation at an International Institute for the Sociology of Law Workshop - themed Too Much Litigation?: Facts, Reasons, Consequences, and Solutions - in Onati, Spain.

Learners from the Umkhumbane Schools’ Project, work together to build their robot.

STEC@UKZN hosts Robotics Workshop

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The Science and Technology Educational Centre (STEC) together with SAASTA TechnoYouth held a Robotics Programme on UKZN’s Westville campus.

Talent “Mzukulu” Mbatha.

Talent “Mzukulu” Mbatha in Concert at UKZN

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The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music proudly presented Talent “Mzukulu” Mbatha in concert with colleagues on 17 July.

UKZN alumnus and jazz singer, Thulile Zama.

UKZN Alumnus and Jazz Singer in Concert in Durban

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Durban vocalist Thulile Zama, who recently completed her BA (Honours) degree at UKZN, will perform at the Jazzy Rainbow club in Durban on 27 July.

Omunye wabeluleki emKhakheni, uMnu Muzomuhle Mhlongo, namalungu e-Enactus yase-UKZN emqhudelwaneni kazwelonke e-Sandton Convention Centre.

I-Enactus yase-UKZN Iphume Isithathu Kumqhudelwano kaZwelonke

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Ithimba le-Enactus yase-UKZN liphume isithathu labambana ne-University of Pretoria ne-Durban University of Technology emqhudelwaneni kazwelonke wale nhlangano esiza abantu obuseGoli.

Professor Deevia Bhana (right) with her former student Ms Nicolette Carboni whose work also appears in the Sex Education journal.

UKZN Academic Co-edits Special Issue of Sex Education Journal

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Professor Deevia Bhana co-edited the July 2019 issue of the Sex Education journal, a special issue focusing on sex, sexuality and education in South Africa.

Itafula lombukiso lase-UKZN kuLekgotla yoMnyango wezeMfundo ePhakeme i-EDHE Lekgotla 2019 Entrevolution e-Durban ICC.

I-UKZN Embukisweni i-EDHE Lekgotla 2019 Entrevolution

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UMnyango wezeMfundo ePhakeme nezokuQeqesha (i-DHET) ne-Universities South Africa (i-USAf) ngokubambisana bebenohlelo i-Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (i-EDHE) Lekgotla 2019 Entrevoluton, e-Durban ICC.

Lezi ezinye zezinto ezazisetshenziswa ngesikhathi sikaShaka ezigcinwe e-Campbell Collections Museum.

Isithangami Ngesikhathi Sombuso KaShaka

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I-Campbell Collections yaseNyuvesi yaKwaZulu-Natal (i-UKZN) isanda kumenywa esiThangamini esidingida ngesikhathi sokubusa kweSilo uShaka eBandla Lodge e-Ballito.

Mr Siyabonga Dlamini.

UKZN Epidemiologist Completes Applied Spatial Analysis in Epidemiology Training in US

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Public Health lecturer, Mr Siyabonga Dlamini, successfully completed Applied Spatial Analysis in Epidemiology training at the Epidemiology and Population Health Summer Institute at Columbia University (EPIC) in the United States.

Exchange student, Mr Khulekani Thombo enjoying the sights and sounds in La Loire, France.

UKZN Student Reflects on His Time in France

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Bachelor of Social Science student, Mr Khulekani Thombo is back in South Africa after five months at the Université de Tours in France on an exchange programme.

Participants at the sap flow and heat pulse velocity workshop on the Pietermaritzburg campus.

Agrometeorology Discipline Hosts Inaugural Workshop on Sap Flow Measurement

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Staff from the Discipline of Agrometeorology at UKZN’s School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences SAEES) hosted a two-day workshop on the Pietermaritzburg campus under the topic of sap flow and heat pulse velocity for 60 participants from various South African universities and research institutions.

UKZN’s Mr Anthony Maina (far right) with fellow Summer Research School participants (from left) Mr Benedikt Ehrenfels of Switzerland, Ms Sinafekesh Wolde of Germany and Mr George Afrifa of Ghana.

UKZN Doctoral Candidate Attends Summer Research School in Norway

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Information Systems and Technology doctoral candidate Mr Anthony Maina was one of the 100 PhD candidates selected from around the world to discuss and explore science advice with some of the best international practitioners at the University of Bergen’s Summer Research School in Norway.