06 November 2014
Volume: 2
Issue: 56
Professor Vishanthie Sewpaul.

Social Work Academic Awarded Honorary Doctorate

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Social Work academic, Professor Vishanthie Sewpaul, who was recently acknowledged for excellence and scholarship in the School of Applied Human Sciences, was recently awarded an Honorary Doctoral degree from Mid Sweden University.

Health professionals say interprofessional education and collaborative practice are the future.

Health Professionals Unite for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice

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A new declaration was recently pronounced by health professionals and experts aimed at reaching health equity in South Africa by advocating interprofessional education and collaborative practice (IPECP).

Postgraduate students listen to presentations at the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science’s recent annual Research Day.

Postgraduate Students Impress at Research Day

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Postgraduate students at the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science gave poster and oral presentations at the College’s annual Research Day held on the Westville campus.

The winning teams at the School of Health Sciences Young Health Scientists Research Symposium.

Final-Year Students Showcase Health Sciences Research at Annual Symposium

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A total of 10 research presentations by final-year students from each of the School of Health Sciences disciplines were heard by adjudicators at this year’s successful Young Health Scientists Research Symposium on the Westville campus.

UKZN Fine Arts postgraduate students (from left) Ms Joanna Smart, Ms Louise Jennings and Ms Paula Hulley.

Fine Arts Students Exhibit Work in Pietermaritzburg

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A collaborative postgraduate exhibition investigating Pattern and Fragment by UKZN Fine Arts students Ms Paula Hulley, Ms Joanna Smart and Ms Louise Jennings was held at the Jack Heath Gallery in Pietermaritzburg recently.

Research Day overall winners, from left Ms Kerry McCullough, Mr Barry Strydom and Ms Ailie Charteris receiving their prize from Professor Marita Carnelley.

Foundation for Research Excellence Laid at College Research Day

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Quality research by 45 academics was showcased at the annual Research Day of the College of Law and Management Studies.

UKZN delegates (from left): Mr Warwick Jones, Ms Mellisa Mechuna, Ms Merusha Naidoo, Ms Claire Keyworth, Dr Nicola Jones and Mr Amil Umraw.

High Level UKZN Contingent Attends Communication Conference

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A seven-strong UKZN team delivered presentations at the South African Communication Association’s (SACOMM) annual Conference in Potchefstroom.

From left: Mr Sharman Singh, Miss Nana Ngcobo, Mr Shaun Naicker, Mrs Tammy Frankland, Mr Reggie Mkhize, and Mr Jabulani Zondi; and (front) Mrs Rowelda Donnelly, Mrs Adeshini McIntosh, Ms Regan Dawson, and Mr Wonderboy Makhaye.

Santa Shoe Box Project 2014

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Santa’s helpers have done it again! As a part of a charity drive initiative, staff on UKZN’s Pietermaritzburg campus and some of their friends have made online pledges to the Santa Shoe Box initiative to fill shoe boxes for children on the project’s Christmas list.

Sharks XV players.

UKZN Women’s Sevens Rugby Team Triumphs at Championships

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The UKZN Women’s Sevens rugby team has won the University Sport South Africa (USSA) Sevens championship in Pretoria, beating the University of Pretoria 27-7 in the final.

From left: Professor Olive Shisana, Mrs Weziwe Thusi, Professor Cheryl Potgieter, and Dr Ebrima Sall.

2015 World Social Science Forum Launched at UKZN

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The World Social Science Forum (WSSF) for 2015 was launched recently at UKZN’s UNITE Building.

UDkt Shenuka Singh.

Idinga Ukusekelwa Uhlolovo Imiyalezo Egquqguzela Inhlanzeko Yomlomo

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Imibono emisha ngokubaluleka kokugqugquzelwa kwezempilo yomlomo okunobufakazi ibidingidwa ocwaningweni olusanda kuphothulwa uMfundisi noMholi Kwezokufunda e-UKZN eMkhakheni Wezokwelashwa Kwamazinyo, uDkt Shenuka Singh.

Cutting cake to celebrate the launch of a book written by UKZN academics are (from left) Professor Renuka Vithal, Professor Kriben Pillay and Professor John Mubangizi.

Launch of UKZN Book on Teaching and Learning Practices

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The College of Law and Management Studies Teaching and Learning Unit recently celebrated the launch of the first of its kind, a book that deals specifically with Teaching and Learning.

A Flying Car, designed by Mr Kevlin Govender, Mr St John Darryl Nelson, Mr Euvenptheran Naidoo and Mr Erlank Slabbert, won the hotly contested Peer Prize at the UKZN Mechanical Engineering Open Day.

Innovative Projects at Mechanical Engineering Open Day

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UKZN’s School of Engineering building and car park were abuzz with activity when final year Mechanical Engineering students showcased projects they created through hard work and creative thinking.

Ms Sandra Pitcher.

Media Lecturer Wins Best Paper Award at Communication Conference

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PhD Media and Cultural Studies (Pietermaritzburg) candidate and contract Lecturer Ms Sandra Pitcher won the top prize for the best paper presented at the South African Communication Association (SACOMM) conference in Potchefstroom.

Winning business challenge team, ManuTech, celebrate their victory.

Business Science Students Excel at Business Challenge

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First year Bachelor of Business Science students experienced the practical side of theory they have been learning in class when they participated in the annual Integrated Business Studies (IBS) Business Proposal Presentation.

Making a difference - staff and students celebrate Arbor Day by planting yellowwood trees on the Edgewood campus.

Edgewood Environment Forum Promoting an Environmentally Sustainable Society

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The Edgewood Environment Forum (EEF) was formed about 11 years ago to promote sound environmental principles in decisions by UKZN concerning the physical development on the campus conservancy as well as the protection, regulation and improvement of the environment.

Ryan Strudwick, Craig Joubert and Stuart Berry.

UKZN Alumnus Captain of Legends Rugby Ream

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UKZN alumnus Ryan Strudwick has been re-appointed as captain of the South African Legends rugby team.