10 April 2015
Volume: 3
Issue: 11
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande at UKZN.

Minister Blade Nzimande addresses UKZN community

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Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, addressed staff, students, members of University trade unions and the media on the Westville campus this week.

The GSET's Ring Array Concentrator, Compound Linear Fresnel Concentrator and Howard College Solar Measurement Station.

UKZN's Group for Solar Energy Thermodynamics Working on Power Supply Solutions

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UKZN’s Group for Solar Energy Thermodynamics (GSET), a research unit at the Discipline of Mechanical Engineering working in the field of solar-thermal energy, was formed in 2009 with the intention of providing a foundation for solar-thermal energy research and is now investigating possible solutions to South Africa’s power shortage.

Umfundi Wase-UKZN uThabile Buthelezi Uhambele Ingqungquthela Yezobuciko Namasiko.

Umfundi Wase-UKZN Uhambele Ingqungquthela Yezobuciko Namasiko

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Umfundi weziqu ze-Masters kwi-Applied Ethnomusiology e-UKZN  uNkz Thabile Buthelezi uhambele ingqungquthela i-Arts and Culture Trust University of Johannesburg njengengxenye yethimba labayisithupha baKwaZulu-Natali.

Role players in the Engineering Partnership (from left) Mr Trueman Goba of Hatch Goba; Dr Art Heidebrecht of McMaster University in Canada; Professor Deo Jaganyi , Professor Cristina Trois and Professor Jane Meyerowitz - all of the UKZN Foundation, and Dr Ishwar Puri of McMaster University.

Gateway to Africa Partnership Gathers Momentum

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An exciting Engineering partnership between the University of KwaZulu-Natal, McMaster University in Canada and international Engineering giant, Hatch Goba Pty (Ltd), is starting to pay dividends.

Professor Sivakumar Venkataraman at the 2014 annual SASAS Conference.

Physics Professor Champions Atmospheric Science Research and Education

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Professor Sivakumar Venkataraman has been at the forefront of a variety of efforts to popularise and advance teaching and research in the field of atmospheric science at UKZN, with his efforts resulting in several achievements for the Atmospheric Research Group in the School of Chemistry and Physics.

French international reporter and correspondent, Mr Patrice Vanoni.

Ethics and Conflict Resolution in Journalism Debated at Public Seminar

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The Media and Cultural Studies (MCS) Programme in UKZN’s School of Arts hosted their first public seminar in collaboration with Alliance Française de Durban (AFD) with the focus on Ethics and Conflict Resolution in Journalism.

Mr Maruf Sanni.

UKZN Student Wins a PhD Visiting Scholarship to Aalborg University Denmark

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The African Network for Economics of Learning, Innovation and Competence Building Systems (AfricaLics,www.africalics.org) and Global Network for Economics of Learning, Innovation and Competence Building Systems (GlobeLics, www.globelics.org) have awarded a UKZN...

President of the GCHERA, Professor John Kenelly (left), and President of SAALSDA, Professor Albert Modi, who signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

Agreement to Benefit Agriculture and Life Sciences Studies Worldwide

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The South African Agricultural and Life Sciences Deans Association (SAALSDA) and the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see...

Participants at the Gender Based Violence workshop held at UKZN’s Innovation Centre.

Workshop on Gender Based Violence a Success

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A workshop on Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Abuse, jointly facilitated by UKZN and the Advice Desk for the Abused, brought together almost 40 students, Academics, Professionals and members of the public.

Miss Sarah Camp from St Mary’s Diocesan School for Girls spent a day gaining ‘work experience’ at the School of Life Sciences under the supervision of Research Assistant, Ms Siphumelele Mhlongo.

Young Pupil Enjoys Being a "Researcher for a Day"

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Miss Sarah Camp, a Grade 11 pupil who is interested in pursuing a career in Conservation and Ecology-related fields, spent a day as a guest of the School of Life Sciences on UKZN's Pietermaritzburg Campus.