25 June 2014
Volume: 2
Issue: 35
Etienne van Heerden, SA Partidge, Dominique Botha, Linda Rode and Professor Irina Filatova at the Media24 Books Literary Awards

Emeritus Professor Scoops Top Book Prize

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Emeritus Professor Irina Filatova of UKZN was awarded the Recht Malan Prize for the best Afrikaans or English non-fiction work at the 2014 Media24 Books Literary Awards.

Abasebenzi beSikole sezeMfundo begqoke imifaniswano yesikole ngoSuku Lwentsha

Abasebenzi base-UKZN Badlubhe Imifaniswano Yesikole ngosuku Lwentsha

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Abasebenzi beSikole sezeMfundo bakhombise okukhulu ukuziqhenya ngokugqoka imifaniswano yezikole zabo zakudala obekuyingxenye yokubungaza Usuku Lwentsha lwalo nyaka.

From left: Professor Gerald Ortmann; Mr Duncan Stewart of Lima, MEC Mr Cyril Xaba; Professor Mike Lyne; Dr Litha Magingxa of the Agricultural Research Council and Dr Stuart.

Honorary UKZN Professor Delivers Prestigious Commemorative Lecture

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UKZN alumnus and Honorary Professor at UKZN, Professor Mike Lyne, delivered the 26th F.R. Tomlinson Commemorative Lecture on the Pietermaritzburg campus.

Ms Kiara Wade and Kristen Meyers perform onstage.

UKZN/SMU Broadway Musical Carousel Debuts at Durban City Hall

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Young artists from the Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas in the United States recently worked with talented UKZN singers and dancers to present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Çarousel...

Birdman Chronicles is one of the films in the Wild Talk Africa showcase feature at DIFF.

Wild Talk Africa to Showcase Best Environmental and Wildlife Films at DIFF

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For the second consecutive year, Durban Wild Talk Africa will showcase a selection of both local and international natural history films during nine slots at this year’s Durban International Film Festival (DIFF)...

Dr Nkanyiso Zwane and Dr Tumelo Moyaba.

UKZN Graduates First Black Oncologists in KZN

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Dr Tumelo Moyaba and Dr Nkanyiso Zwane, alumni of UKZN’s Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, have graduated as the first Black Oncologists in KwaZulu-Natal…

Professor Mark Laing.

UKZN Academic on Management Committee of Post-Harvest Innovation Programme

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Professor Mark Laing of the Plant Pathology Discipline in the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) has been nominated to serve on the Post-Harvest Innovation’s (PHI) Management Committee.

UKZN student Mr Godfrey Zunguza.

Student in Muziqanto National Voice Competition Semi-finals

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Third year UKZN Diploma in Music Performance student Mr Godfrey Zunguza is in the semi-finals of the Muziqanto National Voice Competition being hosted by the Afrikaanse Taal en Kultuur Vereniging (ATKV).

Participants at Lipidology workshop.

Lipidology in a Day Workshop

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A Lipidology in a Day Workshop was presented by the Department of Chemical Pathology (a joint UKZN-National Health Laboratory Service Department at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital in Durban)...


The UKZN Griot. Of Names and Identities

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Taking my students on extended field trips, especially to the nether regions of Southern Africa, is always a heart-warming experience. They are exposed to new worlds, new languages...