07 April 2016
Volume: 4
Issue: 9
Dr Ncoza Dlova receiving her PhD degree at UKZN’s 2015 Graduation ceremony.

UKZN Academic Elected to the American Dermatological Association

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The Head of UKZN’s Department of Dermatology, Professor Ncoza Dlova, has been elected as an international honorary member of the American Dermatological Association (ADA) after being nominated by distinguished colleagues based in the United States and the Philippines.

Ithimba ebelihola izingxoxo kusukela ngakwesobunxele: Ummeli uDawn Coleman-Malinga, uDkt Monique Emser noNkz Thora Mansfield.

Umbulalazwe Wezithombe zocansi Oluthinta Izingane Ucutshungulwe Emhlanganweni Obuse-UKZN

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I-UKZN ibe nomhlangano womphakathi oyingxenye yomkhankaso wokuqwashisa umphakathi mayelana nokusetshenziswa kwezingane kwezocansi nokuphulwa kwamalungelo ezingane njengoba kuyinyanga yamalungela abantu.

30th anniversary of the first international Street Law programme and UKZN’s Street Law co-founder, the late Ed O’Brien celebrated at the Law conference.

International Street Law Best Practices explored at UKZN Law Conference

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UKZN’s School of Law commemorated the 30th anniversary of the first international Street Law programme established at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 1986 by hosting the Ed O’Brien International Street Law Best Practices Conference.

Don’t dismiss “playing games” as a waste of time - they can be a powerful tool for learning. Image by Shutterstock

How Games can Hook Students with Short Attention Spans

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Modern human beings have a shorter attention span than goldfish: ours is, on average, below eight seconds while the little fish can focus for nine seconds.

Professor Chats Devroop.

Seminar Explores Aesthetics in Higher Education

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The new Academic Leader for the Cluster of Music at UKZN, Professor Chats Devroop, presented a seminar at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music titled: “Sensing’ the Curriculum: The Role of Aesthetics in Higher Education”.

Postgraduate students during their visit to Harvard University in the United States.

UKZN’s Postgraduate Students Present Research at Harvard

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Nine postgraduate students from the School of Management, Information Technology and Governance represented UKZN at Harvard’s 21st Century Academic Forum.

Attendees at the 2016 Residence Life programming session.

Putting Residence Life into Perspective

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The Residence Life Office on UKZN’s Edgewood campus recently held its annual programming session to design and implement various programmes aimed at developing residences to be in line with teaching and learning within the University spectrum.

Dr Sazi Dlamini (third left) with winners and representatives of the NIHSS Book, Creative and Digital Awards.

Music Lecturer Shares Book, Creative and Digital Award

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UKZN Music Lecturer Dr Sazi Dlamini was a member of a five-man team which won the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) Book, Creative and Digital Award.

Professor Noleen Turner celebrating the conclusion of the third successful Zulu Bird Naming Workshop in Mkhuze with the participating Bird Guides.

Zulu Bird Names Project 2013-2016

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Latin-based scientific names for birds such as Lanius collaris and Bucorvis leadbeateri are not commonly used by the average person who would usually prefer to refer to them as the Fiscal Shrike and the Ground Hornbill, or the Fiskaallaksman and the Bromvoël if they are Afrikaans-speaking.

Together at UKZN were (from left) Professor Mike Perrin, Ms Bronwyn Goble, Dr Luciana Esteves and Professor Trevor Hill.

Coastal Conservation the Best Option - UK Beach Erosion Expert

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“No Beaches for our Children? How to Adapt to the Future”, was the title of a presentation delivered at UKZN by Dr Luciana Esteves of the University of Bournemouth in the United Kingdom.

info4africa Director, Ms Debbie Heustice (back row, sixth right) with organisers and partners for the African Voices - The Museum of HIV Memory and Learning.

UKZN’s info4africa Centre involved in Development of Museum of HIV Memory and Learning

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info4africa, a self-funded Centre within the School of Applied Human Sciences, eThekwini Municipality and Avacarehealth have joined forces to develop African Voices - A Museum of HIV Memory and Learning, the first museum of its kind in Africa.

African Music & Dance (AMD) students perform onstage.

African Music and Dance Third Year Students Perform Entertaining African Culture Concerts

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Three African Music and Dance (AMD) ensembles from the School of Arts recently performed various music and dance routines depicting African culture as part of their free lunch-hour concerts. The students were decked in traditional attire and wowed the audience with their various song and dance routines.

UKZN academics and students who presented at the Southern African Cities Studies Conference.

UKZN Academics Participate in Southern African Cities Studies Conference

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Academics from the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) participated in the 3rd Southern African Cities Studies Conference, hosted at the Urban Futures Centre (UFC) at the Durban University of Technology (DUT).