01 February 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 1
Professor Ncoza Dlova who has been appointed Dean and Head of the School of Clinical Medicine.

First African Woman to Head Clinical Medicine

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Professor Ncoza Dlova has been seconded to the position of Dean and Head of UKZN’s School of Clinical Medicine for a two year period.

Kuhlonishwa abanikela ngemizimba: Imindeni yabanikela ngemizimba kanye nabasebenzi base-UKZN.

Umnyango Wase-UKZN WezoMumomziba Uhloniphe Abanikela Ngemizimba

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Umcimbi waminyakayonke i-Inspectorate and Reverence Ceremony ubanjwe umkhakha wezoMumomzimba lapho bekuhlonishwa imizimba engama-28 eyanikelwa e-UKZN ukuze kwenziwe ucwaningo futhi kuqeqeshwe ngonyaka odlule.

UKZN Athletics Club members on a Comrades Marathon training run.

UKZN Athletics Club Hosts Successful Comrades Route Test for Runners

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The UKZN Athletics Club recently hosted the first of three training runs to prepare hopefuls for the 2018 Comrades Marathon in June.

At the Psychiatry Department’s seminar are (from left) Professor Bonga Chiliza, Professor Christer Allgulander and Dr Lennart Eriksson.

Anxiety a Risk Factor of Cardiovascular Disease, UKZN Seminar Hears

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Swedish Professor Christer Allgulander has suggested screening patients in a variety of medical areas - especially cardiology, endocrinology, dermatology, neurology and primary care - for symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Prize winners and guests at the College of Humanities staff excellence awards function.

College of Humanities Celebrates Staff Excellence

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The College of Humanities hosted its annual staff excellence awards event during which professional and academic staff were recognised for their hard work, dedication and positive impact.

Participants of the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance Research Day.

Research Top of School of Accounting, Economics and Finance Agenda

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Publish or Perish: Embracing Research Publication – that was the bold theme of this year’s School of Accounting, Economics and Finance Research Day.

HEARD PhD students who attended workshops and seminars at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden.

HEARD Students Present Research to International Audience in Sweden

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Four doctoral students at UKZN’s Health Economics HIV and AIDS Research Division (HEARD) took part in an intensive programme of workshops and seminars on qualitative research methods at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg (UG) in Sweden.

Mrs Rosanne Els (front row, second from right) with URISC attendees in Denver, Colorado.

Computer Science Lecturer at International Cybersecurity Conference in the USA

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A Lecturer in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (SMSCS), Mrs Rosanne Els, attended a week-long workshop in Colorado in the United States on the topic of Understanding Risk in Shared CyberEcosystems (URISC).

Registration went on smoothly as UKZN welcomed new and returning students.

Hassle free Registration on all UKZN Campuses

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Registration began on all UKZN campuses this week with the University welcoming new and returning students to the 2018 academic year.

UKZN Music Lecturer Sibusiso Mashiloane who will perform with his band at UKZN’s Centre for Jazz and Popular Music from 6pm on Wednesday, 7 February.

Music Lecturer to perform at Jazz Centre

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UKZN’s Centre for Jazz and Popular Music features Music lecturer Mr Sibusiso Mashiloane and his band in a performance titled ‘Rotha: A Tribute to Mama’ on Wednesday, 7 February.

School of Law’s Acting Dean and Head Professor Warren Freedman receiving a gift from China’s Deputy Minister of Justice Mr Zhao Dacheng.

Chinese Delegation Visits Law School

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Republic of China’s Deputy Minister of Justice Mr Zhao Dacheng accompanied by a delegation from his ministry visited UKZN’s School of Law to discuss legal education in South Africa and collaboration opportunities.

UMnu Kershen Naicker wase-UKZN nendebe yakhe i-Clariant ayiklomelile.

Umfundi Weziqu ze-PhD Uthole Umklomelo Wegolide Ngokwethula Inkulumo Evelele Engqungqutheleni Ephambili

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Umfundi weziqu ze-PhD eSikoleni seKhemistri neFiziksi (SCP) uMnu Kershen Naicker uklonyeliswe yi-Catalysis Society of South Africa (CATSA) ngendondo yegolide i-Clariant yangonyaka wezi-2017 ngokwethula kanye nendebe yenkulumo yomfundi evelele engqungqutheleni ebise-Pilanesberg.

Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa - Virtual Community.

Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa

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The UKZN Infectious Diseases Cluster School in the College of Health Sciences hosted a seminar on the Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa (TIBA) Initiative.

Homestay students with their host families.

Medical Students Complete Six-Week Stay in Rural Area

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Final-year Medical students celebrated the completion of a rural ‘homestay project’ with their ‘adoptive parents’ at the College of Health Sciences (CHS).

Workshop attendees, facilitators and supervisors.

Students and Supervisors Attend Proposal Writing Workshop

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About 30 masters and doctoral students and supervisors from the College of Health Sciences attended an Early Bird Proposal Development workshop hosted by the School of Nursing and Public Health.

Members of UKZN’s Astrophysics and Cosmology Research Unit who participated in a Square Kilometre Array postgraduate conference in Cape Town.

UKZN Delegates Deliver Impressive Presentations at SKA Conference

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Students, postdoctoral researchers and staff from UKZN’s Astrophysics and Cosmology Research Unit (ACRU) delivered well-received presentations at the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) postgraduate conference in Cape Town.

Participants at the research symposium.

Thirteen Presentations Featured at Durban Research Action Partnership Symposium

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An attitude of curiosity and perseverance in science was advocated by UKZN’s Professor Colleen Downs during her opening presentation at the annual research symposium of the Durban Research Action Partnership (D’RAP).

Mr Salut Muhidin and Mr Tesleem Kayode Babalola.

Data Palooza Victory for UKZN PhD student and Aussie colleague

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UKZN College of Health Services PhD student Mr Tesleem Kayode Babalola and a student colleague from Australia teamed up to win the Longitudinal Data Palooza event organised by the DST/MRC South African Population Research Infrastructure Network (SAPRIN).