09 February 2023
Volume: 11
Issue: 2

2023 National Treasury Budget Preview - Navigating Policy Trade-Offs Amid an Economic Slowdown

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South Africa’s National Treasury will present its budget for the upcoming fiscal year later this month, outlining the country’s economy, amendments to tax, and collection and distribution of revenue across different disciplines and government departments.

Professor David Lokhat has received several honours, including recognition among the 20 most influential researchers in chemical and engineering research by the Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research journal.

Chemical Engineering Professor Wins International Recognition

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Associate Professor and Academic Leader in Chemical Engineering David Lokhat is earning plaudits for his research and the work he oversees in the Reactor Technology Research Group.

A view of the PRIS 2022 studio with Professor Neil Koorbanally in the background during the keynote address by Professor Debra Roberts.

Climate Change and Top Scientific Research Spotlighted at Annual Research Symposium

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Innovative research projects being undertaken by master’s and doctoral students were presented online at UKZN’s annual Postgraduate Research and Innovation Symposium (PRIS) hosted by the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES).

Academics and postgraduate students at the annual Research Day of the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance.

Spotlight on Presenting Quality Work

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Publish or Perish was the motto at the annual Research Day of UKZN’s School of Accounting, Economics and Finance (SAEF) which saw academics and postgraduate students present about 35 research papers.

Role players together at the launch of the DUALSAVE Research Programme.

Launch of DUALSAVE Female Genital Schistosomiasis Research Programme

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UKZN’s Department of Public Health Medicine has launched a research programme - the DUALSAVE Female Genital Schistosomiasis (FGS) project - which will allow researchers to test an innovative new tool.

UKZN hosts this year’s annual Parents’ Day virtually.

UKZN Hosts Annual Parents’ Day Virtually

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Saturday, 4 February 2023 saw the virtual hosting of this year’s UKZN annual Parents’ Day, an event that aims to provide parents and guardians of first-year students with the correct University procedures, resources and information.

Professor Steven Johnson at the South African Association of Botanists’ 48th annual meeting.

Prestigious Botany Award for A-Rated UKZN Professor

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Professor Steven Johnson, a research professor at UKZN whose expertise lies in the ecology, evolution and chemistry of plant-animal interactions has been awarded the South African Association of Botanists (SAAB) Gold Medal.

Dr Kurt Daniels teaching in Sierra Leone.

Physiotherapy Academic on World Stage

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UKZN academic Dr Kurt Daniels was part of an international team of educators who went to Sierra Leone University in West Africa to help set up a physiotherapy programme there.

Highlights of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee visit to UKZN.

Parliamentary Portfolio Committee Visits UKZN

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The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Innovation visited UKZN during its tour of a variety of Higher Education Institutions in South Africa.

The presenters at the Exit Orientation.

From University to the World of Work: Preparing our Graduates for the 21st Century

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The Student Support Services (SSS) team in the College of Health Sciences (CHS) held an Exit Orientation and Graduate Recruitment webinar in collaboration with the UKZN Foundation and a corporate partner, PPS Foundation.