26 November 2014
Volume: 2
Issue: 59
Members of the Medical Advisory Board at the inaugural meeting.

UKZN’s Leading Centre in HIV Research Sets Up Medical Advisory Board

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UKZN’s Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, funded by the UK-based Wellcome Trust, recently convened the inaugural meeting of its newly-created Medical Advisory Board (MAB).

Professor Damtew Teferra delivers his inaugural lecture on the challenges and prospects of African Higher Education in the 21st Century.

Inaugural Lecture Explores African Higher Education in the 21st Century

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“The challenges and prospects of African Higher Education in the 21st Century” was the title of the inaugural lecture of Professor Damtew Teferra of the College of Humanities School of Education.

From left: Professor Donal McCracken, Professor Philippe Denis, Professor Sabine Marschall and Mr Philani Dlamini.

College of Humanities Hosts Memory Studies Conference

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The College of Humanities recently hosted the 2nd Annual Conference on Memory Studies on the Howard College campus under the theme“Memory in Africa”.

From left: Mr Musa Kika, Ms Stephanie-Jayne Maher, Justice Malcom Wallis, Ms Diann Bishunath, Ms Angelique Barasso, and Mr Linda Matshinga.

Clerkship Programme Gives Law Students an Edge Over Their Peers

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The necessity for Law students to have an understanding of the judiciary through enhancing their research skills and knowledge of real life court cases is what drives the Clerkship programme facilitated by Judge Malcom Wallis in the School of Law.

From left: President of the International Association of Student Affairs and Services, Dr Rob Shea; UKZN’s Dr Saloschini Pillay, and President of NASPA, the American Association for Student Affairs Practitioners in Higher Education, Dr Kevin Kruger.

UKZN Delegate Joins Global Conversation on Student Affairs and Services

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UKZN’s College of Health Science’s Manager: Student Support Services, Dr Saloschini Pillay, attended a Global Summit on Student Affairs and Services in Rome.

From left: Professor Cheryl Potgieter, Professor Thenjiwe Meyiwa, Professor Tamara Shefer, Professor Vishanthie Sewpaul and Professor Vasu Reddy.

UKZN Academic Contingent Part of Care in Context HSRC Book

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Honorary Associate Professors within the College of Humanities, Professor Vasu Reddy and former Director of the UKZN Gender Studies programme Professor Thenjiwe Meyiwa recently launched their book Care in Context: Transnational gender perspectives with the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) Press at Ike’s Books and Collectables.

Students in Biological Sciences for Educators 420 presented their research during a seminar on the Edgewood campus.

Education Students Present their Work at Research and Service Learning Seminar

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Biological Sciences for Educators 420 students presented their work at a Seminar presentation on the Edgewood campus as part of their Research and Service Learning module for this semester.

UKZN Fine Arts graduate Dr Louise Hall (right) speaking about her exhibition titled “Migration”.

Arts Graduate Exhibits Work at artSPACE Durban

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UKZN Fine Arts graduate Dr Louise Hall exhibited her work at artSPACE durban from 13 October to 1 November.

Oral Historian Professor Sean Field presented the keynote address at the College of Humanities 2nd annual Conference on Memory Studies.

Memories and Suffering After Apartheid Explored at Conference

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Empathy and remembrance through difference after apartheid were explored by UKZN Oral Historian Professor Sean Field at the 2nd annual Conference on Memory Studies presented by the College of Humanities.


The UKZN Griot. Of New Math and Transformation

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Bunk Carter’s Law states: ‘At any given time there are more important people in the world than important jobs to contain them.’ Just think, when last did you see your Dean? When last did you talk to any Dean?

Mr Justin Visagie.

UKZN Doctoral Graduate Wins Prestigious Economics Award

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Economics doctoral graduate Mr Justin Visagie has been awarded the prestigious Economics Society of South Africa’s (ESSA) PhD Founders’ medal for the best postgraduate dissertation in economics in South Africa.

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Abafundi BezeSayensi Yezamabhizinisi Bebemele i-UKZN e-Bloomberg Institute

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Abafundi ababili basesikoleni sezokuHlelwa kwamaBhuku, Ezimali, Ezomnotho NezeziMali banqobe umncintiswano i-Bloomberg Aptitude Test Ambassador South African Challenge.


Study on Antenatal Depression and HIV Published by UKZN Academic

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From left: Mr Sazi Gcume; Ms Bongeka Dlamini; Mr Sizwesihle Gumede (Enactus UKZN President), Mr Njabulo Buthelezi; Dr Sibusiso Chalufu; Mr Siyabonga Dube; Ms Nanana Sabele, Manager of Enterprise Development at Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Mr Lee du Preez, Enactus UKZN Business Advisory Board member.

Enactus UKZN Celebrates 12 Years of Innovating Social Entrepreneurship

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Enactus UKZN hosted a business breakfast seminar to commemorate notable achievements in the 12 years the organisation has empowered communities around South Africa and Africa.

Mr Ranvir Mohanlal.

Economics Student to Represent UKZN at The 2014 Nedbank and Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition

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Bachelor of Commerce in Economics Honours student Mr Ranvir Mohanlal has been selected as one of the finalists for the 2014 Nedbank and Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition.

Dr Rufaro Madakadze (seated, left), Ms Stacy Mwangala (standing, left), Professor Mark Laing and Dr Yilma Kebede together at UKZN.

Senior Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Officers Visit UKZN

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Senior officers from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) in the United States spent two days with staff at the African Centre for Crop Improvement (ACCI) at UKZN.

Victorious soccer players from the School of Life Sciences, Pietermaritzburg campus.

School of Life Sciences Soccer Team Wins League Cup

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Building on last year’s league title victory, the soccer team of the School of Life Sciences in Pietermaritzburg won the Staff League Cup and finished second in the league competition.

Speakers at the PhD Conference in Umhlanga, from left Dr Zilungule Kwitshana, Dr Conradee Write and Ms June Rose Ngcobo.

UKZN Academic Speaks at PhD Conference

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UKZN’s Dr Zilungile Kwitshana addressed the 2nd South African PhD Conference in Umhlanga on the topic: “What to Expect during a PhD Examination”.

Staff of the College of Health Sciences at a team building workshop.

Staff Team Building Workshops at College of Health Sciences

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In line with the College of Health Science’s (CHS) communication strategy and UKZN’s REACH campaign,  team building workshops to stimulate and improve communication as well as to increase collegiality among College staff were held at the UNITE Building on the Howard College campus in Durban.