07 December 2017
Volume: 5
Issue: 63
Dr Albert van Jaarsveld (centre) received the Excelleration Award from Ms Justine Cresswell and Dr Rocky Skeef.

UKZN Wins NRF Excelleration Award

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UKZN has won the 2017 National Research Foundation (NRF) Excelleration Award for the most improved research performance, measured against a selection of critical indicators.

Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim (fifth from left) delivered the 2017 World AIDS Day keynote address at UKZN’s Westville campus.

UKZN Marks World AIDS Day 2017

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Globally, there are 37 million people living with HIV and there are about 5 000 new infections every day –70 percent of which happen in Africa with South Africa home to one out of five infections in the world.

DRILL Principal Investigators with DRILL Fellows cohort 1 and 2.

DRILL Welcomes New Fellows

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The second cohort of 10 Research Fellows has been welcomed into the Developing Research Innovation, Localisation and Leadership in South Africa (DRILL) programme managed by UKZN’s College of Health Sciences (CHS).

Education student and professional BMX racer Mr Nkosinathi Radebe.

Education Student Top BMX Rider

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Third year Education student Mr Nkosinathi Radebe smiles when he talks about being an avid BMX rider – and for good reason.

Ms Amanda Shezi and her dance partner Mr Sakhile Mkhwanazi who achieved great success during this year’s KZN Championships.

Education Student Excels in Dancing

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Third year Education student Ms Amanda Shezi achieved top rankings in ballroom and Latin dancing during the KZN Championships 2017 competition.

From left: Mr Molise Nhlapo (Assistant Lecturer), Mr Meluleki Shabalala, Ms Asanda Siphahlanga, Mr Bongokuhle Ndaba, Mr Lindani Mngoma and Dr Lebala Kolobe (Lecturer and Module Co-ordinator).

From Demonstrators to Qualified Teachers

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Staff in the School of Education’s Chemistry discipline are celebrating their latest crop of graduates on the Edgewood campus - students who progressed from demonstrators to fully qualified teachers.

Participants at a climate resilience workshop at UKZN’s Ukulinga Research Farm.

Need for Climate Resilient Farming Emphasised at UKZN-Hosted Workshop

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The importance of introducing climate resilient agriculture was highlighted at a workshop on UKZN’s Ukulinga Research Farm.

School of Chemistry and Physics students and staff at the third ATMRES training workshop.

Atmospheric Research Group hosts Third Training Workshop

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UKZN’s Atmospheric Research Group (ATMRES) recently hosted its third training workshop for masters and PhD candidates, with the topic being Atmospheric Remote Sensing using ground and space borne techniques

ISekelashansela noMphathi uDkt Albert van Jaarsveld ubebambe izimbizo kumakhempasi womahlanu ngenhloso yokuxhumana nabasebenzi baseNyuvesi.

USekelashansela Ubambe Izimbizo Nabasebenzi

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ISekelashansela noMphathi uDkt Albert van Jaarsveld ubebambe izimbizo emakhempasini amahlanu eNyuvesi.

Highlights from the Business Breakfast Seminar on Inclusive Economic Growth.

UKZN’s Business School hosts Panel Discussion on Economic Growth

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The topical issue of inclusive economic growth was under the spotlight at the Business Breakfast hosted by the Graduate School of Business and Leadership (GSB&L) in partnership with Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN).

UKZN researchers Mr Gan Moodley (front, 3rd left) and Dr Deborah Robertson-Andersson (front, 4th left) with their postgraduate students from the MACE Lab at the Symposium for Contemporary Conservation Practice.

Results of MACE Lab Research on Microplastic Pollution Revealed at Conservation Symposium

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The Marine Biology, Aquaculture, Conservation Education and Ecophysiology (MACE) laboratory at the School of Life Sciences featured strongly in a session devoted to microplastics and the danger they pose to marine life at the recent Symposium for Contemporary Conservation Practice (SCCP).

Entrepreneurial workshop held at UKZN’s Westville campus.

Accounting and Financial Skills Workshop for Entrepreneurs

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UKZN hosted its first Accounting and Financial Skills Workshop for Entrepreneurs on the Westville campus last week.