23 October 2013
Volume: 1
Issue: 8
Microbiology student Ms Funmilayo Faloye (left) with Professor Moa Zongqiang, President of Hydrogen Energy China.

UKZN Scientist Highlights Potato Waste Energy Potential at China Convention

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Microbiology PhD student Ms Funmilayo Faloye recently presented a paper on optimising biohydrogen production from potato waste at the fifth World Hydrogen Technologies Convention in Shanghai, China.

Students at the Winter School programme held earlier this year.

Filmed Tutorials to Help Pupils in Poorer Schools

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In a bid to help prepare high school pupils for their final examinations and meet the University’s academic entrance requirements, the Teaching and Learning Unit of the College of Law and Management Studies is to supply...

Professor Onisimo Mutanga and family at the Inaugural Lecture.

Remote Sensing: A Bird’s Eye View

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The Inaugural Lecture of Professor Onisimo Mutanga was held in UKZN’s Colin Webb Hall, Pietermaritzburg campus on 9 October 2013.

The 2013 cohort of BEd students with project leaders Professor Relebohile Moletsane (front, right), Dr Tabitha Mukeredzi (front, left,) and Ms Doreen Zinhumwe (PhD Intern).

Rural Teacher Education Project students leave their mark

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A cohort of 14 student teachers bid an emotional farewell to the staff and learners of two public schools in rural Vulindela where they spent four weeks of their residential practicum as part of the School of Education’s Rural Teacher Education Project.

Poetry Africa 2013.

Festival Poets Visit Centre for African Literature Studies

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The 17th edition of the popular Poetry Africa International Poetry Festival kicked off its week-long programme with a visit to the Centre for African Literature Studies (CALS) Library at the UKZN Pietermaritzburg campus.

Edgewood Residence Assistants.

Edgewood Residence Life Office Honours its Hardworking Team

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Edgewood Residence Assistants (RAs) and House Committee members (House Coms) for 2013 were recognised with pride at the Annual Prize Giving Ceremony of the Edgewood Residence Life Office held on Friday, 11 October.

Immigration workshop attendees.

Enhancing services to International Students and Staff

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University staff members are better able to understand and deal with issues relating to immigration laws and regulations following the recent immigration workshop...

College Dean of Research Professor Nomthandazo Ntlama with the Colleges’ postgraduate and post-doctoral fellows.

Postgraduate Seminar Lays a Foundation for Research Excellence

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A two-day seminar recently organised by the College of Law and Management Studies laid a foundation for research excellence by providing a platform for postgraduate students to present their research and receive constructive feedback.

Kwesokunxele kuya kwesokudla, uMnu Bilaal Ismail oyi-Chapter President kanye namalunga eGolden Key uMnu Darlington Chidarara, uNksz Thabisile Mtshali, uMnu Mehluli Moyo noNksz Tashiana Beharielal.

Amalunga le Golden Key avakashele eSPCA

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Amalunga e Golden Key eMgungundlovu avakashele iSociety for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) khona eMgungundlovu ukuyonikelela ngezimali, ukudla, izinto ezidingwa izilwane kanye namathoyizi.

Mitchell with members of the women’s rugby team.

John Mitchell Fully Behind UKZN Rugby

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UKZN Rugby has scored a winning try by securing the services of former All Blacks coach Mr John Mitchell as Head Coach.

A doctor looks at patient files at Paediatrics Ward at a Durban hospital.

Infants of teenage mums at higher HIV risk

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A study by researchers at UKZN’s Centre for Rural Health has found that babies born to HIV-positive teenage mothers are more likely to be infected with HIV than babies born to women older than 20.

Back from left: Exchange students Moritz Valet and Ingrid Loewenstein from Germany and Mnqobi Njoko from UKZN. Front from left: Annika Nuemer (Germany) and Ayanda Tshabalala (UKZN).

German Exchange Students Arrive at UKZN

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Three postgraduate German students from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg were officially welcomed by the School of Built Environment and Development (BEDS) recently.

Singer, songwriter and actor Kabomo Vilakazi performed at the 17th annual Poetry Africa Festival in Durban recently.

Poetry Africa Opening Night Wows Audience

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An enthralling line-up of poets from around the world wowed the audience at the opening night of this year’s Poetry Africa Festival.

Academic leader at the Graduate School of Business and Leadership, Dr Mihalis Chasomeris (left), and Maritime Studies student Sanele Gumede at the recent Economic Society of South Africa conference.

UKZN duo Presents Port Doctrine Research at Economics Conference

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Maritime research student Mr Sanele Gumede and Graduate School of Business and Leadership's Dr Mihalis Chasomeris presented their study on maritime port pricing in South Africa...

Professor Obioma Nnaemeka delivers her Public Lecture on African feminism.

Forms of African Feminism

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‘African women are not problems to be solved. Like women everywhere, African women have problems. More important, they have provided solutions to these problems.’

Dr Anders Göranzon (left) and Dr Kenneth Mtata (right) are seen together with Rev Dr Anders Wejryd of the Church of Sweden.

UKZN Theology Experts Contribute to Conference in Sweden

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Rev Dr Anders Göranzon of UKZN’s School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics and Rev Dr Kenneth Mtata of UKZN’s School of Religion and Theology presented papers at a conference in Sweden...