14 April 2022
Volume: 10
Issue: 11
Professor Gerry Bokana, Associate Professor in the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance.

Brief Reduction in Fuel Levy Will Provide Scant Relief for Hard Pressed Consumers

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Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana announced in Parliament recently that the General Fuel Levy (GFL) will be reduced by R1.50 between Saturday, 16 April and Tuesday, 31 May this year.

The Future and Viability of Aerotropoli in the post COVID-19 Dispensation webinar showcased ongoing research in the niche field of aerotropoli.

Spotlight on Aerotropoli in Post COVID-19 World

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The Future and Viability of Aerotropoli in the post COVID-19 Dispensation was the title of a webinar co-hosted by UKZN.

Dr Diane van Staden delivered a keynote presentation at a Canadian Council of the Blind meeting.

UKZN Academic Leader Delivers Keynote Address in Canada

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Senior Optometry lecturer and Academic Leader for Teaching and Learning at UKZN Dr Diane van Staden made a keynote presentation at a Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) meeting in which she called for improved access to care for persons with visual impairment.

Clinical Sociologist, Professor Mariam Seedat-Khan.

UKZN Clinical Sociologist Awarded First NRF Rating

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Professor Mariam Seedat-Khan, a clinical sociologist in the School of Social Sciences, has been awarded her first National Research Foundation (NRF) rating.

Semi-finalist in the 2022 Mrs South Africa contest, Mrs Andile Pieterson.

UKZN Alumnus is Mrs SA Semi-Finalist

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UKZN alumnus, businesswoman, wife and mother Andile Pieterson is a semi-finalist in the 2022 Mrs South Africa contest.

Rewarding future leaders.

Indemnity Cover Provided for UKZN BPharm Students

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As part of the requirements for their degree, BPharm students participate in work-based learning activities including ward pharmacy, dispensing of medicine and patient counselling for which the Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa (PSSA) requires them to have indemnity cover.

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An Autoethnographic Journey Navigating the Academy: Womxn in Pursuit of Academic Excellence, Health, and Personal Wellbeing

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We lift As We Rise. Without which, we cannot claim the celebrated title of Womxn.

Media training facilitator, Ms Janine Lazarus.

Dealing with the Media, Training for UKZN Staff

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A programme to help enlighten academics about the skills, tools and attitudes needed to deal efficiently with the media was held at UKZN.

Mr Bongani Ndimande released his 14-track debut album titled: Made In M.A.R.S.

UKZN’s Tiger The Barman Releases Debut Album!

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Singer, songwriter and professional footballer Mr Bongani Ndimande - also known as Tiger The Barman (TTB) - has released a 14-track debut album titled: Made In M.A.R.S. (Men Are Really Stressed).

Dr Abubakar Mustapha Danraka (SA Technical to Director-General/CEO of NIPRD), Dr Obi Adigwe, Professor Nhlanhla Mkhize, and Dr Kathlyn Cleland at the signing of the MoU.

Finding African Solutions for African Issues

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Unless we as Africans begin to determine how our traditional medicines are developed, produced and distributed, we will never be in a position to ensure sustainable access to safe and affordable life-saving medication.

School of Management, Information Technology and Governance academic, Dr Anisha Ramsaroop.

Academic in Panel Discussion on Managing Workforce Diversity

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UKZN academic Dr Anisha Ramsaroop of the School of Management, Information Technology and Governance shared her expertise as a researcher and registered industrial psychologist during a panel discussion hosted by the Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology of South Africa (SIOPSA).

Research presented at the Symposium covered innovative work on water equity and aquatic ecosystems, flood studies and water supply, water reuse and sediment erosion, and water and sludge treatment.

Research Symposium Highlights Innovative Water Resources Research

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A virtual research symposium hosted for the first-time by the Umgeni Water (UW) Chair in Water Resources Research and Innovation at UKZN attracted more than 70 delegates.