25 July 2019
Volume: 7
Issue: 39
UDkt Nqobile Jaca oyiMenenja yase-Biomedical Research Unit.

Unikezwe Isikhundla Sokuba yiMenenja uDokotela Wezilwane Omncane

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UDkt Nqobile Jaca useyiMenenja entsha ye-Biomedical Research Unit (i-BRU) e-School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences.

Executive Director of Corporate Relations, Mr Ashton Bodrick.

Campus to Campus Race/Fun Run - Message of Support from Corporate Relations Executive Director

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On behalf of the Corporate Relations Division, I would like to wish staff and students well for the upcoming 10km race and the 5km fun run on Sunday.

Dr Wynston Woodenberg (far left) with other scientists on the YSEP programme and the Chinese Ambassador to South Africa Lin Songtian (fifth left).

Researcher Heads to China to Enhance Work on Waste and Climate Change

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Dr Wynston Woodenberg, a postdoctoral researcher working under the South African Research Chair (SARChI) in Waste and Climate Change, is one of seven South African scientists selected to be part of the South Africa-China Young Scientists Exchange Programme (YSEP).

Knuckle City opened the Durban International Film Festival. Seen are the cast and crew of the movie with UKZN representatives.

Action-Packed Knuckle City Opens Durban International Film Festival

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The opening night of the 40th edition of the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) presented by the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) in the& College of Humanities was held at the Durban ICC.

UMnu Dauda Olayinka Ayanda kwi-IEEE Day yanyakenye e-Westville Girls’ High School.

Umfundi Wezobunjiniyela Unqobele Izwe i-IEEE Section Award

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Umfundi owenza iziqu zobudokotela kwi-Electronic Engineering, uMnu Dauda Olayinka Ayanda, uhlabane nge-MGA Outstanding Medium Section Award yase-Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (e-IEEE) kwi-South African Section.

From left: Mr Thami Mchunu, Student Entrepreneurship Manager at UKZN InQubate; Ms Nonjabulo Gasa, with the drone she developed; and Ms Suvina Singh.

Mechanical Engineering Student to Represent South Africa in Switzerland

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Mechanical Engineering student, Ms Nonjabulo Roberta Gasa, will represent South Africa at the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA)-Swiss Business Development Programme, to be held in Switzerland in October.

Participants at the Neuroscience symposium.

Neuroscience Group hosts Successful Symposium

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UKZN’s School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences hosted a Neuroscience symposium which brought together academics, researchers and postgraduate students.

From left: Dr George Vaggelas, University of the Aegean; Professor Mihalis Chasomeris, UKZN; and Professor Thanos Pallis, University of the Aegean and IAME president.

UKZN Maritime Economist Shares Research Findings in Greece

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UKZN Maritime Economist, Professor Mihalis Chasomeris, shared his research at the 27th annual conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) held in Athens, Greece at the end of June.

Ms Dolly Mkize (centre) with her awards.

Staff Member Named SAIOSH Student of the Year

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Ms Dolly Mkize of Risk Management Services (RMS) on the Pietermaritzburg campus has been honoured as the South African Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (SAIOSH) Student of the Year.

Professors Anil Chuturgoon, Yashwant Pathak and Vinod Jogessor at the seminar.

Seminar Explores Nano Medicine

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Guest lecturer from the University of South Florida, Professor Yashwant Pathak’s seminar on Nano Medicine was hosted by the Head of the Medical Biochemistry Discipline in the School of Laboratory Medicine, Professor Anil Chuturgoon.

The NATESA students welcome Unyazi LweZulu at the Howard College campus with a parade.

Unyazi LweZulu Graces Howard College Students with his Presence

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The Nazareth Tertiary Student Association’s (NATESA) ceremony recently held at the Howard College sportsground was graced by the presence of Nazareth Baptist Church, leader of eBuhleni Home, iNkosi uNyazilwezulu.

Alumnus, Ms Eveshnie Reddy, is among the 200 Young South Africans recognised by the Mail & Guardian.

Alumnus Part of the Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans

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UKZN alumnus, Ms Eveshnie Reddy is included in the 2019 Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans edition.

Dr Rose Laka-Mathebula, Executive Director of Student Services.

UKZN 10km Campus to Campus Race and 5km Fun Run - Message of Support from the Executive Director of Student Services

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Dear Staff and Students

It is my pleasure to take this opportunity to provide a message of support for the upcoming Campus to Campus 10 km race and 5km fun run to be held on Sunday 28 July at the Westville campus.

Mr Kwanda Radebe.

Humanities Student to Present Born Free Comedy Special

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Masters in Population Studies student, Mr Kwanda Radebe, will host his first one-person comedy showcase called Born Free at 19h00 on 26 July at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music on the Howard College campus.

UNks Priyanka Roopnarain uphume isibili ngochungechunge lwakhe olubizwa ngokuthi “Populism, Culture and Love”.

Umfundi Wezezakhiwo Udle Umhlanganiso Emcimbini E-Mexico

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Umfundi wezifundo zezakhiwo uNks Priyanka Roopnarain uphume isibili emunxeni obizwa nge- “Technical Alternatives” ngaphansi kuka-“Student” kwi-International Image Festival ebise-Mexico.

Professor Kathleen Pithouse-Morgan, presenting with colleagues and postgraduate students.

Inaugural Lecture Explores Poetry in Professional Learning

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Education academic Professor Kathleen Pithouse-Morgan’s inaugural lecture on the Edgewood campus was titled Finding Poetry in Professional Learning: A Polyvocal Bricolage.

USolwazi Harold Ngalawa (kwesobunxele) ehalalisela uDkt Montfort Mlachila ngesifundo esibe yimpumelelo.

Owe-IMF Wethule Isifundo Ngesimo Somnotho e-Sub-Saharan Africa

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INxusa eliKhulu le-International Monetary Fund (i-IMF) eNingizimu Afrika, uDkt Montfort Mlachila, usanda kwethula isifundo somphakathi nge-Sub-Saharan Africa esibizwa nge-Regional Economic Outlook: Recovery Amid Elevated Uncertainty e-Graduate School of Business and Leadership.

Social Economy Policy team member, Ms Kerryn Krige, working with the Champions at the Green Paper consultation.

Business School Champions Consulted on Government’s Social Economy Policy

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The Graduate School of Business and Leadership’s (GSB&L) Champions participated in the first provincial social economy policy consultation process this week.

Participants at the Data Management workshop.

Workshop on Data Management Methods

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The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science hosted a workshop from 1 to 5 July to equip students, academics and researchers from all disciplines with methods to manage data using software.

Learners enjoying fun activities that took place at the 2019 Engineering Winter School.

Engineering Winter School A Success

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The Howard College campus was abuzz recently as 100 Grade 11 and 12 learners took part in the Engineering Winter School at the UNITE Building.