Medical Student Awarded Rhodes Scholarship
Final year Medical student at UKZN, 24-year-old Mr Kumeren Govender, has been awarded a 2018 Rhodes Scholarship for travel, living and study expenses at Oxford University in England.
Contemporary Francophone African Literature: How a Joking Cousin Became the Storyteller, was the title of an inaugural lecture given on the Pietermaritzburg campus by Professor Bernard de Meyer of the School of Arts.
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info4africa - a Centre of UKZN’s School of Applied Human Sciences - and technology partner Always Active Technologies’ (AAT) mobile health solution, recently won awards in three categories at the Mobile Marketing Association’s (MMA) prestigious Smarties Awards held in Gauteng.
A documentary on the Carte Blanche TV show last year featuring UKZN researchers has proved relevant in terms of warning of the dangers of microplastic spills following the devastating storm which struck greater Durban on 16 October this year.
The College of Law and Management Studies recently hosted a celebratory lunch in honour of staff member Dr Cecile Gerwel-Proches who received a Distinguished Teacher Award as well as colleagues who graduated with PhDs this year.
The Director General of the National Astronomical Observatory China (NAOC) Professor Jun Yan visited UKZN during which he signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Albert van Jaarsveld.
UKZN and University College London (UCL) representatives met recently for talks on joint research ventures that will hopefully lead to South Africa being able to improve relevant interventions for the care and prevention of congenital disorders (CDs).
Fourth-year students from the Discipline of Physiotherapy shared their Decentralised Clinical Training Programme (DCTP) experiences with third year colleagues in the School of Health Sciences (SHS) during an interactive session on the Westville campus.
Even though granular materials are extremely ubiquitous (second only to water) in industry with mining alone accounting for up to 50% of South Africa’s (SA’s) economy, a complete understanding of how rock and slurry flow within the enormous processing machines...
The College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) at UKZN hosted its seventh annual Postgraduate Research and Innovation Day on the Westville campus attracting more than 700 participants including presenters, exhibitors, judges, academics, students and guests.
UKZN Plant Pathology PhD candidate Ms Bernice Bancole has received praise for a presentation she made at the 22nd Meeting and Scientific Conference of the African Association of Insect Scientists (AAIS) in Sudan.
UKZN’s Student Services Division (SSD) successfully hosted its annual staff wellness event to promote and encourage staff members to take protective measures to avert the onset or worsening of an illness or disease as well as to adopt healthier lifestyles - including financial wellness.
An exhibit of seven pieces of art based on postgraduate research at UKZN’s College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) was a feature of the College’s Postgraduate Research and Innovation Day which attracted more than 700 participants.