23 March 2016
Volume: 4
Issue: 7
International experts at the clinical HIV Symposium at UKZN.

International Experts Unite at Clinical HIV Symposium at UKZN

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This year’s Clinical HIV Symposium, organised by UKZN’s Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) in collaboration with the MEPI site from the University of Mozambique, highlighted successes in combating the disease as well as the many challenges that still lay ahead.

CANSA Relay.

Law Students Contribute to Fight Against Cancer

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The Pietermaritzburg branch of the Students for Law and Social Justice (SLSJ) participated in the recent CANSA Relay For Life to create awareness and raise funds for cancer.

College of Health Sciences mourning the passing of student, Mr Valentine Ntethelelo Mashele.

Memorial Service for Medical Student

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UKZN’s Medical fraternity shared their grief at a memorial service for third-year student, Mr Valentine Ntethelelo Mashele, who died in a motor accident.

Generic props used by Professor Shannon Hoctor.

Dolus Eventualis an Area of Interest for Law Academic

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Law academic Professor Shannon Hoctor recently delivered a seminar titled: “Plausible Impossibilities are to be Preferred to Unconvincing Possibilities”, which examined various aspects of dolus eventualis.

Professor Sihawu Ngubane, Professor Nobuhle Hlongwa and Dr Gugu Mazibuko at the 19th Time of the Writer Festival.

UKZN Academics part of Time of the Writer Discussion Panels

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Three College of Humanities academics – Professor Nobuhle Hlongwa (College Dean Teaching & Learning), Dr Gugu Mazibuko (isiZulu studies) and Professor Sihawu Ngubane (Head of African Studies) - formed part of the recent 19th Time of the Writer discussion panels.

Advocacy Awareness Day in KwaDabeka.

Advocacy and Awareness Campaign Targets KwaDabeka

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Following interventions by UKZN students, the KwaDabeka community in Durban is more sensitive to the challenges associated with living with disabilities and studying towards careers that will enhance local healthcare and rehabilitation.

UKZN-Japanese senior delegates after the research presentations.

UKZN hosts Japanese Research Delegation

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The College of Health Sciences Placental Research Group hosted a delegation from Japan’s University of Fukui who applauded the College’s on-going research towards improving maternal and child health in South Africa.

Students with bags of litter they collected along the Duzi River banks.

UKZN Students Clean up Pietermaritzburg

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A group of UKZN students held a clean-up, fun walk in Pietermaritzburg to raise awareness about environmental responsibility and healthy lifestyles.

Professor Gerald West.

Professor Gerald West Delivers Steve Gruchy Memorial Lecture

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“The Bible as a Site of Struggle: An Ongoing Dialogue with Steve de Gruchy”, was the title of the 4th Annual Public Memorial Steve de Gruchy Lecture delivered on the Pietermaritzburg campus by Senior Professor in Biblical Studies and UKZN Fellow, Professor Gerald West.

UMnu Njabulo Sithole.

Isihlabani Kwezikanobutshuzwayo sase-UKZN Sithokozele Ukuba se-Netherlands

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Umfundi obenza unyaka wokugcina wezifundo zezoMthetho uMnu Njabulo Sithole ubeyingxenye yeqembu likanobhutshuzwayo i-Golden Arrows ebelimele iNingizimu Afrika ohambweni oluthathe isonto e-Netherlands.

Ms Nonkululeko Xulu, Ms Thandeka Mtshali, Mr Finn Christensen and Mr Mikateko Mahlaule.

Alumni Dinner in Cape Town a Great Success

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The annual UKZN alumni and donors function in Cape Town featured a three-course dinner at the Cellars Hohenort Hotel in Constantia and an entertaining and informative talk by fellow alumnus and Convocation award winner, Professor Jay Pather.

Wellness Fair on Westville campus.

UKZN Partners with Florida University for Wellness Fair

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More than 50 delegates from Florida A&M University were on UKZN’s Westville campus for a Wellness Fair held in partnership with the School of Health Sciences.

Dr Gerard Boyce.

Assessments of Life Expectancy among Durban Youth Discussed at Seminar

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The relationship between hope and subjective assessments of life expectancy among a group of young people in Durban were discussed during a public seminar by micro-economist, Dr Gerard Boyce.

Professor Busi Ncama and Professor Jason Farley.

US Professor Shares his Work on People Living with HIV

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Professor Jason Farley of the Johns Hopkins University in the United States provided an overview of his research dedicated to improving the lives of people living with or at risk of HIV during a presentation at the College of Health Sciences’ School of Nursing Public Health (SNPH).

PhD student, Mr Clayton Hazvinei Vhumbunu.

PhD Student Presents Research at Consumer Conference in Kenya

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UKZN PhD student in International Relations, Mr Clayton Hazvinei Vhumbunu, presented a research paper at a consumer conference in Nairobi, Kenya.

Thermodynamic Research Unit students and staff members at SAFS Conference.

UKZN Academics at SA Fluorine Symposium in Cape Town

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A group of 23 UKZN academic researchers and postgraduate students from both Chemistry and Chemical Engineering attended the inaugural SA Fluorine Symposium (SAFS) in Cape Town.