25 March 2022
Volume: 10
Issue: 8
Leading ophthalmologist, Dr Nombuso Mathe has been acknowledged for her patient advocacy and commitment to the Discipline of Ophthalmology.

Specialist Advocates for Eye Care in the Public Sector

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The School of Clinical Medicine has paid tribute to Dr Nombuso Mathe for her commitment to patient advocacy and leadership in the Discipline of Ophthalmology.

UKZN is now part of the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program.

UKZN Programmes Welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Programme

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UKZN is the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program.

Professor Lauren Dyll has been appointed co-editor of the Critical Arts journal.

CCMS Academic Appointed Co-Editor of Critical Arts

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Professor Lauren Dyll of the Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) within the College of Humanities has been appointed co-editor of the Critical Arts journal that is jointly housed at UKZN and the University of Johannesburg (UJ).

The 2022 Accounting Professions Day hosted by the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance.

Accounting Students Engage with Prospective Employers at the Accounting Professions Day

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The School of Accounting, Economics and Finance hosted an Accounting Professions Day to provide a platform for students to engage with their prospective employers.

Department of Health representatives on the Business Communication programme on Howard College campus.

Communication is Critical for Business Success

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UKZN Extended Learning recently hosted Department of Health representatives for a Business Communication course.

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In Search of Efficient and Effective Postgraduate Student-Supervisor Relations: A Student Perspective

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A significant number of students are now undertaking postgraduate studies. As novices in their academic trajectories, they need efficient and effective academic supervision for successful completion.

Lecturer and PhD candidate Ms Zoleka Mkhabela.

Education Academic Awarded Erasmus + Mobility Scholarship

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Ms Zoleka Mkhabela, an nGap Lecturer and PhD candidate in the School of Education has been awarded the Erasmus + Mobility Scholarship that will enable her to spend six months at the University of Natural Sciences and Humanities in Siedlce, Poland.

Time of the Writer featured writer Mr Mandla Langa (left) and Dr Nokuthula Mazibuko Msimang (University of Pretoria).

A Virtual Feast for UKZN’s Milestone 25th Time of the Writer Festival

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The Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) within the College of Humanities hosted a virtual opening of the 25th edition of the Time of the Writer Festival.

An illustration showing how the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein facilitates host cell invasion by binding with cell membrane embedded ACE2 receptors.

Research on COVID-19 at a Quantum Level to be Presented to the American Physical Society

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At a significant annual international meeting of more than 10 000 physicists in Chicago in the United States in March, research from UKZN’s Quantum Research Group was presented to the American Physical Society (APS) concerning the role played by the phenomenon of quantum tunnelling in infection with SARS-CoV-2.