KZN still has World’s Highest HIV Infection among Women
In spite of all the advances made in the fight against HIV, KwaZulu-Natal still has the highest rate of infection among women anywhere in the world.
An article by Dr Zinhle Nkosi of the School of Education was recently published in isiZulu in the South African Journal of African Languages - a peer reviewed publication recognised by the Department of Higher Education.
Law academic Professor Nomthandazo Ntlama was among legal experts who presented their research at the 20 Years of South African Constitutionalism: Constitutional; Rights, Judicial Independence and the Transition to Democracy International Conference in New York.
Masters student Ms Colisile Mathonsi has won UKZN’s essay writing competition with her entry which argued that mentoring by means of peer and professional support was a practical way of creating strong and progressive graduates who could be guided towards becoming confident and competent future leaders.
The Classics Discipline within the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC) recently hosted two international scholars who presented papers on Greek culture in Arrian’s Bithynia and Xenophon’s Simonides.
Academic Monitoring and Support practitioners at UKZN attended the 2nd Annual Research Colloquium on Academic Monitoring and Support (AMS) to share their challenges and contribute to the solutions with the aim of improving teaching and learning practices at the University.
Research, design and implementation of technologies associated with the operation of search and rescue robots forms the focus of a joint Science and Technology research project between UKZN and the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) in Argentina.
Lecturer in the Music Discipline within the School of Arts, Dr Kathryn Olsen, recently launched her book Music and Social Change in South Africa: Maskanda Past and Present, at UKZN’s Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM).
PhD student in the School of Life Sciences Ms Tiwonge Mzumara-Gawa was the joint winner of the International Young Conservationist Award of the International Ranger Federation (IRF) and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature - World Commission on Protected Areas (IUCN/ WCPA).
The School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (EECE) held its annual projects Open Day and awards function at the UNITE Building on the Howard College campus where the designs of final year students were on display.