09 July 2014
Volume: 2
Issue: 37
Mr John Linnegar.

Editing Workshop Equips Writers to Tackle the English Language

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Wordsmiths and aspiring editors were on the Howard College campus for a workshop on copy editing and proofreading techniques.

At the Conference from left: Professor Bhugsy Singh, Professor Sandie Thompson and Professor Delawir Kahn.

Surgical Registrar Conference at UKZN

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The 32nd Surgical Registrar Conference hosted by the South African Society of Surgeons in Training (SASSIT) and UKZN’s Department of Surgery, was held at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine.

Dr Karen Bargate with her daughter, Erin.

Accounting Lecturer Presents Paper at International Research Conference

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UKZN School of Accounting academic, Dr Karen Bargate, recently presented a paper titled: “Interactive Qualitative Analysis - A Novel Methodology for Qualitative Research”, at the 13th European Conference on Research Methodology

Bodybuilding World Champion Mr Joshua Nkosi.

UKZN Student Ranked Among the World’s Best in Bodybuilding

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UKZN student and Bodybuilding World Champion Mr Joshua Nkosi was ranked first in his category and fourth overall after participating in the NABBA-WFF Universe Championships in South Korea.

From Left: Professor Thandinkosi Madiba, Mr Johannes Norden, Dr Thomas Hubert and Dr Jason Ali.

Surgical Research Society Meets at Medical School

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The 42nd Annual Meeting of the Surgical Research Society of Southern Africa was hosted by UKZN’s Department of Surgery at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine.

Professor Johan Wasserman (fifth, left) with HASA Conference participants.

Conference Explores Wars

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The History Education Programme in the School of Education recently hosted the Historical Association of South Africa (HASA) Conference in Durban.

From left: Professor Deresh Ramjugernath; CEO: Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr Andrew Layman; Mr Sibusiso Sithole; eThekwini Municipality Deputy City Manager, Dr Naledi Moyo; Business Development Manager, Technology Innovation Agency, Ms Nelisha Naidoo; and Invo Tech Manager, Durban University of Technology, Mr Deven Reddy.

UKZN Partners with eThekwini Municipality to Support Entrepreneurs

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In a bid to assist local entrepreneurs grow their business and create more employment opportunities, eThekwini Municipality in partnership with UKZN and other stakeholders recently launched Innovate Durban during a two-day Innovation Summit at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.

Dr Fawzia Peer.

SA Radiographer Elected President of International Society

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UKZN Honorary Lecturer Dr Fawzia Peer of the Department of Nuclear Medicine at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital (IALCH) in Durban has been elected the 14th President of the...

USolwazi Shahida Cassim ethula inkulumo ngombono weSikole sezamaBhizinisi.

IGSB&L ibinesidlo sasekuseni sokuqalwa kohlelo lwempelasonto yokuqala elobizwa nge- Startup Weekend

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Amalungu omkhakha wezamabhizinisi athembise ukwesekela nokuzibophezela kwiSikole SezeZiqu ZamaBhizinisi NobuHoli emcimbini obizwa ngempelasonto yokuqala eThekwini lapho bekudliwa isidlo sasekuseni nababambe iqhaza.

Standing: Mr Lesiba Seshoka (left) and Mr Finn Christensen, Alumni Relations Manager; Seated from left: Mr Roger Chetty, Sales and Marketing Director - UKZN Extended Learning; Mr Fanle Sibisi and guests Mrs Penny and Mr Dave Snashall.

Successful Alumni Event on KZN South Coast

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The Alumni Relations Office recently hosted alumni from the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast at a networking and information-sharing lunch in Pennington.


Intel Proposes Partnership with the GSB&L to Combine Technology and Education

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Representatives from the technology company Intel recently visited the Graduate School of Business and Leadership (GSB&L) to discuss a partnership agreement that will hopefully lead to the opening of an Intel Experience Centre at the University.

Professor Godfrey Muguti and Dr Linda Kumirayi.

Zimbabwean Academic Examines Aspects of “Surgery in the Elderly”

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“Surgery in the Elderly – Changes, Risks and Complications” was the title of a presentation by the University of Zimbabwe’s Dr Linda Kumirayi at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine in Durban.

Ms Caro Smith with Mr Nkululeko Shabalala, as he prepares to wear goggles that simulate how alcohol affects the body and the mind.

Student Support Services hosts Alcohol Abuse workshop

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Support staff from the four Colleges and students in mentorship and leadership positions were involved in an education workshop on alcohol use and abuse.