21 June 2017
Volume: 5
Issue: 31
Guests, staff and students attended the launch of the South African Voices HIV Museum located at the Howard College campus library.

South African Voices HIV Museum Launched at UKZN

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) HIV and AIDS Programme has launched a satellite of the popular SA Voices HIV Museum.

Professor Radhamany Sooryamoorthy recently published a new book titled Networks of Communication in South Africa.

Academic Publishes Book on Networks of Communication in South Africa

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Acting Dean and Head of the School of Social Sciences within the College of Humanities, Professor Radhamany Sooryamoorthy, has authored a new book which examines the development of communication patterns, social contacts and networks in South Africa.

From left to right: Dr Khumbulani Hlongwana, Dr Chauntelle Bagwandeen, Dr Boikhutso Tlou, Dr Andrew Ross, Dr Prishah Narsai and Dr Nelisiwe Khuzwayo.

Public Health Medicine Celebrates Excellence

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UKZN College of Health Sciences’ Department of Public Health Medicine celebrated its new PhD graduates by holding a Research Day Symposium.

HPP staff celebrating World AIDS Vaccine Day with schools from Umlazi.

HPP Celebrates World AIDS Vaccine Day in Umlazi

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The HIV Pathogenesis Programme (HPP) within the College of Health Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal recently hosted a World AIDS Vaccine Day event at the Prince Mshiyeni Hospital’s Nurses Residence Hall in Umlazi.

Ms Lungile Mncube.

MA Student Presents Pecha Kucha at ASSITEJ Cradle of Creativity International Conference

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Masters student in Drama and Performance Studies Ms Lungile Mncube recently delivered a Pecha Kucha presentation at the International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People (ASSITEJ) World Congress in Cape Town.

UKSU members who attended the Westville campus roadshow.

Union Declares Wednesdays as UKSU Days

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal Staff Union (UKSU) declared Wednesdays as days on which its members will honour the union – a decision taken at its past AGMs and was revived again on 3 May 2017, in its recent AGM held at Edgewood campus.

UKZN’s Ms Kholosa Biyana (in the green kit) excelled at the recent Banyana Banyana training camp.

UKZN Student gets Banyana Banyana Training Camp Call-Up

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First year Sports Science student Ms Kholosa Biyana, who started playing soccer on the dusty streets of Ngcobo in the Eastern Cape, was recently selected for the South African Senior Women’s National team, Banyana Banyana’s training camp.

Judge Malcolm Wallis.

UKZN Honorary Professor Awarded University Fellowships

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Judge Malcolm Wallis of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) and Honorary Professor at the School of Law at UKZN, has been awarded two visiting fellowships at Oxford University. Wallis will travel to the UK during the Michaelmas term (1 October – 31 December) while on long-leave from the SCA.

Dr Themba Ginindza.

Commonness of High Risk Human Papillomavirus among Sexually Active Women: Study Reveals

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Dr Themba Ginindza from the Department of Public Health, at the University of KwaZulu-Natal has led the first study to assess prevalence of and risk factors for high risk-HPV infection in Swaziland, a country severely affected by the HIV epidemic. The study results showed a high prevalence of high risk-HPV infection of about 46.2%, corresponding to 174 046 women (aged between 15 and 49 years old) with high risk-HPV in Swaziland.

Workshop facilitators from ASSAf, Ms Susan Veldsman and Ms Ina Smith with the organisers, Ms Faith Bhengu and Professor Carol Bertram. Also pictured are academics, journal managers librarians and academic computing staff who attended the workshop.

Learning about Online, Open Access Journal Management

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An informative two-day workshop was recently held to provide journal editors and managers with information about the Open Journal System (OJS). This comes as more and more scholarly journals are making the transition from traditional print to online open access publishing.

Seen are some of the highlights from the launch of Living together, Living Apart? Social cohesion in a Future of South Africa, published by UKZN Press.

Emeriti Professors Co-edit Book on Social Cohesion in South Africa

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Professors Emeriti Christopher Ballantine, Michael Chapman and Gerhard Maré from the College of Humanities together with UKZN alumnus Dr Kira Erwin recently co-edited a collection of essays titled: “Living together, Living Apart? Social cohesion in a Future of South Africa”.

Abafundi abahlose ukubhalisa bexoxisana nabasebenzi beSikole sezaBhizinisi.

Isikole SeZiqu ZamaBhizinisi NobuHoli Sibe Nomcimbi Wokuxhumana

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Abaholi emabhizinisini, abaphathi, osomabhizinisi, nosozimboni bafike besuka KwaZulu,  KwaDukuza, naseMgungundlovu ukuzothamela lo mcimbi WeSikole Kwezeziqu SezamaBhizinisi NobuHoli. Kulo mcimbi banikezwe ulwazi nemininingwane mayelana nezifundo zabaneziqu abangazibhalisela esikoleni.

From humble beginnings to academic success, Ms Slindile Damoyi celebrates her summa cum laude pass.

College of Humanities Honours Student’s Achievement

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The College of Humanities recently celebrated the success of Honours student in Linguistics Ms Slindile Damoyi who graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude. Buoyed by her achievement she is ready to take the academic world by storm as she hopes to further contribute to the field of Linguistics and education.