01 June 2023
Volume: 11
Issue: 27
Clockwise from left: Professor Sultan Khan, Professor Shanta Balgobind Singh and Dr Gerelene Jagganath.

UKZN Academics Secure R26.5 Million to Settle Student Debt

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A UKZN multidisciplinary team of academics from Criminology and Forensic Studies, Anthropology, and Sociology has collaborated with the Safety and Security, Sector Education and Training Authority (SASSETA) to secure funding for their respective students.

UKZN academic, Dr Cheryl Mohamed Sayeed.

Senior Academic Contributes Toward Formation of the African Anti-Corruption Research Network

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Dr Cheryl Mohamed Sayeed, senior lecturer in Public Policy within the School of Social Sciences, recently participated in a continental workshop geared towards the formation of the African Anti-Corruption Research Network (AACRN) and the development of a research agenda to drive this network.

Workshop participants at UKZN’s Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine.

UKZN Health Sciences Bolsters MUT’s Research Capacity

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UKZN’s immunologist and Medical Microbiology senior academic, Professor Zilungile Mkhize-Kwitshana, is passionate about boosting research capacity in her academic sphere.

The UKZN Stakeholders Engagement Session.

School Stakeholders Relations Breakfast

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UKZN hosted a Stakeholders’ Breakfast to forge and strengthen relations with the schools’ community in KwaZulu-Natal.

PhD in Education student, Mr Luthando Molefe and his metaphor drawing.

Education Student Presents Research at Community Engagement Conference

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PhD in Education student, Mr Luthando Molefe, recently presented research on Opening a “Rich” Community Engagement Container through Service-Learning towards the Community-Engaged Scholarship: A Student Perspective at the Community Engagement (CE) Conference held at Rhodes University.

The First Year Experience Exam Preparation Workshop hosted virtually to assist first-year students ahead of their first semester exams.

First-Year Experience Exam Preparation Workshop

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The College of Law and Management Studies Teaching and Learning Unit hosted an examination preparation workshop as part of their ongoing First Year Experience (FYE) programme.

Professor Colleen Aldous.

A Call for Humanitarian and Scientific Endeavour in Evidence Based Medicine

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Professor Colleen Aldous recently contributed a chapter to the book: COVID-19: Management and Responses, Lessons Learnt for the Future.

Attendees at the Playing the Changes book launch.

UKZN Alumna and Ex-Staffer Publish Playing the Changes with UKZN Press

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UKZN alumna, Ms Catherine Brubeck, and Professor Darius Brubeck, former head of Jazz Studies and Director of the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music, recently published a book titled: Playing the Changes with UKZN Press.

Author, Dr Thisha Peter Zakwe (third from right) pictured with attendees of his book launch.

PhD in Leadership Graduate Launches Second Book on Leadership

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The College of Law and Management Studies Public Relations Unit hosted a book launch of Graduate School of Business and Leadership’s PhD in Leadership Studies graduate Dr Thisha Peter Zakwe’s book titled: Service Delivery - How Ordinary People Achieve Extraordinary Results .

Dr Londeka Xulu was conferred a Doctor of Philosophy in Human Resources Management.

PhD Graduate Aspires to Empower Her Rural Community

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Obtaining a PhD in Management Studies (Human Resources) while working in the corporate world has been the greatest accomplishment for Dr Londeka Xulu.

UKZN PhD candidate, Ms Ziphozethu Ndlazi.

Exposing Final-Year Medical Science Students to Museum Curatorship

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UKZN’s final-year Bachelor of Medical Science students were recently exposed to the art of curating museums, thanks to a practical innovative initiative based on anatomical laboratory techniques actioned by Ms Ziphozethu Ndlazi, a PhD candidate and Clinical Anatomy lecturer at the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences (LMMS), where the students embarked on an on-site visit to the Durban Natural Science Museum before being tasked to set up their own body preservation museums on the Westville campus.