17 November 2022
Volume: 10
Issue: 52
UKZN’s U20 Championship Rugby team (left) with trophies won this season.

History-Making Performances by UKZN U20 Rugby Teams

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UKZN’s U20 A and B rugby teams made history this season by winning almost every award on offer in the KwaZulu-Natal Rugby Union League.

Professor Thandinkosi Madiba’s wife Mrs Puseletso Madiba (fifth from right) with the recently renamed TE Madiba Colorectal Unit staff at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital in Durban.

TE Madiba Colorectal Unit Launched at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital in Durban

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Madiba was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth but that didn’t stop him being ambitious. He achieved so much in life and my goal is to emulate him.

Professor Michael Samuel who was recognised for his contribution to education research.

Education Academic Receives Prestigious Research Award

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Professor Michael Samuel of the School of Education has been honoured with a research recognition award from the South African Education Research Association (SAERA).

Clockwise from top left: Dr Sally Frost, Professors Thomas Konrad, Yin-Zhe Ma, Luca Gammaitoni, Mogens Hogh Jensen, Angelo Vulpiani, Erik Aurell, Neil Turok, and Armita Nourmohammad.

Eminent Physicists Deliver Lectures in Durban

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UKZN hosted Nobel Symposium Outreach Seminars delivered by renowned international physicists whose work is changing the landscape of scientific research and advancement in various fields.

UKZN postgraduate students who provided educational outreach for high school learners.

Taking Education to Youngsters in Rural Areas

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UKZN postgraduate students from the College of Health Sciences who are also fellows at the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) visited Sibanesihle High and Ngcedomhlophe High in the Mafakatini area of the uMgungundlovu Municipality to conduct a community outreach programme.

UKZN academic, Dr Joseph Rukema (fifth left) at Morgan State University in the United States.

Humanities Academic Delivers Lecture Series at US University

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Senior lecturer in the School of Social Sciences Dr Joseph Rukema was recently a visiting professor at Morgan State University (MSU) in Maryland in the United States where he presented a faculty lecture series and was a guest speaker.

Highlights from a public lecture delivered by Saleem Badat, Research Professor in the Humanities Institute.

Challenges Faced by African Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Scholarship Investigated

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Various challenges that must be met and interventions necessary for African arts, humanities, and social sciences scholarship to thrive and overcome their subordinate position in global scholarship were examined during a public lecture at UKZN.

Moot Court Competition finalists (from left): Mr Tarun Sham, Mr Ndumiso Mlaba, with Mr Adrian Bellengere (middle), Ms Ayanda Dlamini and Mr Travus Louw.

Ellie Newman Memorial Moot Court Competition Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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For the past 50 years, the annual Ellie Newman Memorial Moot Court Competition has witnessed some of the best emerging legal minds among UKZN’s fourth year LLB students deliver legal arguments in front of esteemed judges from all spheres of the legal fraternity.

Highlights from the NDP State Capacity Conference.

UKZN Hosts National Development Plan State Capacity Conference

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UKZN’s School of Built Environment and Development Studies, in partnership with the Department of Public Services and Administration (DPSA), hosted the National Development Plan (NDP) and State Capacity Conference at the UNITE Building on the Howard College campus.

Professors Ncoza Dlova and Mike Sathekge (left) unveil the new name in the presence of Professor Mayosi’s close family.

“Tireless Champion of Health in Africa” Honoured by UKZN

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The College of Health Sciences has renamed its L7 lecture venue on the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine campus in Durban in honour of Professor Bongani Mawethu Mayosi.

Professor Anne Pringle (front row, fourth from left) with staff and students from UKZN and the Institute for Commercial Forestry Research.

Leading Mycologist Delivers Guest Lecture at UKZN

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Professor Anne Pringle, Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor in the Departments of Botany and Bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the United States, visited UKZN to deliver a guest lecture on invasive mycorrhizal fungi as part of her Fulbright Scholarship at the University of Pretoria’s Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute.

UKZN graduate, Dr Sanele Gamede who is up for a community impact award.

Alumnus Nominated for Community and Human Rights Africa Award

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College of Humanities alumnus, Dr Sanele Gamede is a nominee in the category: Hajiya Gambo Sawaba Community Impact Award in the Community and Human Rights (CAHR) Africa Awards in Nigeria.

The African Ombudsmen Research Centre hosted a webinar on Resilience, Respect, and Resolve to celebrate Ombuds Day.

AORC Commemorates Ombuds Day

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The African Ombudsmen Research Centre (AORC) on UKZN’s Howard College campus recently hosted a webinar to commemorate Ombuds Day under the theme Resilience, Respect, and Resolve.

Scenes from the week-long CompLit4U training on the Howard College campus.

University Community Rallies Behind Computer Literary Course for Campus Management Services Staff

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Greatness was inspired among 40 Campus Management Services (CMS) staff members who completed a CompLit4U basic computer literacy course on UKZN’s Howard College campus.

Delegates at a short course on regional airports.

Aerotropolis Institute Africa Delivered Route Development Masterclass at UKZN

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The Aerotropolis Institute Africa (AIA) held its first post-COVID-19 short course the route development masterclass in Durban at UKZN’s Westville campus with a focus on regional airports.

Pixley residence - UKZN Soccer League Champions 2022.

Good Support for 2022 UKZN Soccer Championship League Finals

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Sixteen men’s teams and eight women’s sides competed in the annual soccer championships hosted by UKZN Sport on the Howard College campus fields.

Guests gathered outside the E.G. Malherbe Library.

Preservation Needs Symposium and Workshop

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UKZN hosted a two-day Preservation Needs Symposium and Workshop at the E.G. Malherbe Library Conference Room on the Howard College campus recently.

Professor Msizi Mkhize presenting to academics who attended the training.

Training Workshop on Developing Teaching Portfolios and Teaching Files

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The Teaching and Learning Unit within the College of Law and Management Studies (CLMS) hosted an online training workshop on teaching portfolio and teaching file development to academics of all ranks within the College on 3 November 2022.