04 February 2015
Volume: 3
Issue: 2
His Excellency President Jacob Zuma congratulates Professor Salim Abdool Karim, for receiving the African Union’s annual Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award in the field of Earth and Life Sciences.

AIDS Researcher Awarded Prestigious African Union Science Prize

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‘Research can play a central role in the development and integration of Africa.’ – Professor Salim Abdool Karim.

Professor Mabogo More.

Top Honours for UKZN Philosopher

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Honorary Associate Professor within UKZN’s School of Social Sciences, Professor Mabogo More, is the co-recipient of the 2015 Frantz Fanon Lifetime Achievement award from the Caribbean Philosophical Association (CPA) in recognition of his contribution to philosophical thought and literature.

Dr Bernard Gaede.

New Head of Family Medicine Department

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Dr Bernard Gaede is the new Head of Family Medicine at UKZN.

Dr Cynthia Chiang and SPIDER in Antarctica.

UKZN Astrophysicist Helps Launch Antarctic Balloon-Borne Telescope

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Astrophysics Lecturer Dr Cynthia Chiang has returned from a two-month visit to Antarctica where she participated in an experiment which studied the earliest moments of our universe’s creation.

Ms Shenika Ramsamy.

Matric Award Winner Sets Sights on Chemical Engineering Degree Through UKZN

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Scottburgh High’s Ms Shenika Ramsamy has set her heights on obtaining a Chemical Engineering degree at UKZN.

Mr Soumendranath Bhakat.

Study Sheds Light on the Biophysics of HIV Treatment Drug, lamivudine

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The rapid emergence of different drug resistant strains of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase in relation to viral pathogenesis as well as drug development remains of primary interest for young health scientist, Mr Soumendranath Bhakat.

Mr Tufayl Muslim.

Healthcare Education and Dental Public Health a Priority for Academic

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Research conducted by UKZN Dentistry Lecturer, Mr Tufayl Muslim, is a reflection of his passion for dental public health and healthcare education.


UKZN Attracts Matric Star to Study Electronic Engineering

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A self-confessed dreamer, Ms Naymah Sameen feels that despite getting a 92% aggregate in matric she could have done better!

Representatives from the KZN Department of Correctional Services with the NRP’s Ms Sonya Keyser (second right).

New Readers Publishers Donate Books

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The New Readers Publishers (NRP), a non-profit publishing project based at the Centre for Adult Education (CAE), recently donated close to 120 000 books to many different organisations across the country


Impi Get Their Noses in Front

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The FNB UKZN Impi lead the way after the opening round of the Varsity Shield after notching a valuable away win against FNB UWC.

Kusukela kwesobunxele: Nkz Debbie Heustice; Mnu Senzo Mchunu; Isekela LikaSihlalo Womkhandlu WezeNgculazi Kwazulu –Natali, uMnu Patrick Mdletshe, noDkt Sibongiseni Dlomo.

Undunankulu Wesifundazwe sase-KZN Weseka Ibhukumininingwane i-Info4africa yaKwaZulu-Natali

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Amalungu e-info4africa, okuyisizinda esizimele ngaphansi Kwesikole Sezifundo NgeNhlalosintu Elandelwayo, abethamele umhlangano wesibili Womkhandlu Wesifundazwe kwezeNgculazi  eHholo ledolobha eMgungundlovu.

UKZN’s School of Education academics and students who contributed to two special editions of educational research journals in 2014.

Special Editions of Educational Journals Launched

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UKZN’s School of Education recently celebrated two special issues of educational research journals that were guest edited by academics, Dr Kathleen Pithouse-Morgan, Dr Claudia Mitchell and Dr Daisy Pillay.

Ms Divina Govender.

2014 Matric Achiever Chooses UKZN Above the Rest

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Danville Girls High’s Ms Divina Govender, who scored seven distinctions and a 93.14% aggregate in the 2014 National Senior Certificate examinations in 2014, will pursue a degree in Electronic Engineering at UKZN.

Professor Richard Hift addressing the next generation of doctors.

Fourth-Year Orientation Prepares Students for Clinical Practice in KZN Hospitals

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UKZN’s fourth-year Medical students will spend the final three-years of the MBChB Programme training at a selection of teaching hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal.

Ms Nerissa Naidoo.

Masters Student Contextualises Rotator Cuff Research

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The potential of UKZN masters student Ms Nerissa Naidoo’s study on understanding disorders of the rotator cuff in South African patients has led to her applying for her study to be upgraded to doctoral research.