06 June 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 27
Education academics with their new book: Leadership that Works in Deprived School Contexts of South Africa.

Shedding New Light on Effective Leadership in Poverty-Stricken Schools

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Professor Vitallis Chikoko together with seven academics from the School of Education recently launched their new book titled Leadership that Works in Deprived School Contexts of South Africa.

Professor Shahidul Islam (left) accepts his award from the President of the Korean Endocrine Society, Professor Dongsun Kim.

Best Presenter Award for Biochemistry Academics

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Professor Shahidul Islam was awarded the prize for the Best Oral Presenter in the general category at the 2018 

From left: Professor Anita Naicker, Dr Ismail Bhorat, Professor Cheryl Winkler, Professor Prem Gathiram, Dr Manu Vatish, Professor Irene Mackraj and Professor Jagidesa Moodley.

Shining the Spotlight on Pre-eclampsia

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UKZN’s Placental Research Group, chaired by Professor Thajasvarie (Anita) Naicker in the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences hosted a successful Pre-eclampsia Day

Programme speakers and delegates at the COPC Indaba.

Health Experts Table Primary Healthcare Re-Engineering

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UKZN’s Family Medicine Discipline in collaboration with the KZN Department of Health (District Health Services) hosted the KwaZulu-Natal Community Orientated Primary Care (COPC) Indaba on primary healthcare re-engineering

Various KZN Higher Education Institutions attended the recent MACE Regional Workshop at UKZN.

UKZN Hosts MACE KZN Regional Workshop

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal hosted various KZN Higher Education Institutions during the KwaZulu-Natal Marketing, Advancement and Communication in Education (MACE) Regional Workshop held at the University’s Council Chamber on 30 May

UKZN staff and students with DCS representatives during the recent Experiential Learning Orientation Session.

Orientation Session for Criminology and Forensic Studies Students

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The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) recently hosted an Experiential Learning Orientation Session for UKZN’s Criminology and Forensic Studies student volunteers where the group was given an insight into the environment of correctional centres as well as an overview of community risk profiling

UKZN staff and Zimbabwe based alumni.

Networking Session with Zimbabwean UKZN Alumni A Success

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The Alumni Relations Office organised the first of hopefully many get-togethers in Harare, Zimbabwe for alumni

Abafundi kanye nabasebenzi be-CAES phambi komkhangiso odle ubhedu kanye nendondo yabo e-Royal Show.

Umkhangiso Wase-UKZN Odla Ubhedu Uphume Phambili Embukisweni Waminyakayonke

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Sekuphele iminyaka emithathu ilandelana, iKolishi Lezolimo, Ezobunjiniyela Nezesayensi (i-CAES) inqoba i-Royal Industrial Floating Trophy for Best Display ku-Royal Show ebanjwa njalo ngonyaka eMgungundlovu.

Dr Anathi Magadlela’s overseas training will enable molecular research first in South Africa.

Fulbright Scholar’s Overseas Training to Enable SA Molecular Research First

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Dr Anathi Magadlela, a Plant Molecular Biologist in the School of Life Sciences, is the recipient of a 

From left: Professor Gueguim Kana, Dr Ansurie Pillay, and Professor Naven Chetty at UKZN’s Distinguished Teachers’ Dinner.

Honouring Distinguished Teachers

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UKZN academics, Professor Naven Chetty, Professor Gueguim Kana and Dr Ansurie Pillay received Distinguished Teachers’ Awards at a gala dinner hosted by the University’s Teaching and Learning Office (UTLO) at Coastlands on the Ridge.

OTher Symposium participants.

OTher Symposium Tables OT for the Future

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Occupational Therapy is rapidly gaining traction worldwide as an underappreciated yet vital component within healthcare systems aimed at improving conditions of people’s lives

MSRC members share a moment with Mbopha High School learners and Principal.

Servicing Beyond University Boarders

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The UKZN Medical School Student Representative Council (MSRC) recently visited Mbopha High School in KwaHlabisa, northern KwaZulu-Natal, with the intent of unlocking academic potential at the school

Professor Ayub Sheik facilitates a workshop for matric teachers at the KwaMashu Teachers Centre.

Education Academic Hosts Workshop for Matric Teachers

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As part of a community outreach initiative, Professor Ayub Sheik, a lecturer from the School of Education