15 August 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 37
Amandla asedlanzeni Zethu.

Abafundi Baxwayisa Ngokuhlukunyezwa Ngokobulili

BY: .

Click here for English version

Zi-1 KuNcwaba (Agasti) ngonyaka wezi-2018, abesifazane bazozonke izinkolo, izinhlanga kanye namasiko bebehlangane bemasha belwisana nokuhlukunyezwa ngokobulili. Imashi yaqala e-Curries Fountain yaze yagcina eHholo Lasedolobheni eThekwini.


Law Lecturer Shares Expertise in National Magazine

BY: .

Law lecturer, Ms Sheetal Soni’s expertise in the niche area of Bioethics, Medical and Reproductive Technology Law, has been featured in the fertility questions and answers segment of the August/September issue of Your Pregnancy Magazine.

Clydesdale Memorial.

UKZN Professor Emeritus Raises Unanswered Questions

BY: .

Shortly after delivering a paper at the Art, Materiality and Representation Conferencein London on 2 June, Professor Dennis Schauffer flew to Warsaw to present a paper entitled Clydesdale – The Unanswered Questions at the E-Leader Conference held at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics.

Community members from Tugela Ferry and a farmer from Kokstad display their produce at the URP Farmers’ Day.

Successful Farmers’ Day Brings Together International Researchers and Subsistence Farmers

BY: .

As part of efforts to pursue excellent agricultural research that will enhance food security and resilience to climate change, the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) and the uMngeni Resilience Project (URP) recently hosted a Farmers’ Day event at Ukulinga Research Farm.

Professor Kriben Pillay and Mr Vaneshran Arumugam.

Uncle and Nephew Reunite for Creative Project

BY: .

Professor Kriben Pillay and his nephew, the acclaimed stage, TV and film actor, Vaneshran Arumugam, reunited after seven years to embark on another performance project.

Young Mbazo and Miranda Mbonambi flying the UKZN flag in Parliament.

UKZN Students Participate in Youth Summit in Parliament

BY: .

Walking in the footsteps of the legends, members of Scathamiya group the Young Mbazo and Miranda Mbonambi recently visited the South African parliament in Cape Town. The visit was part of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund Summit held in parliament from 10 to 12 July.

Delegates at the Workshop.

Stakeholder Workshop on Identification of Decision Support Tools for Sustainable Human Settlement

BY: .

Addressing the challenges of delivering sustainable human settlements in South Africa through the use of decision support tools was the topic of a workshop recently held at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. The project is funded by the Department of Science and Technology and managed by the Technology Innovation Agency.

UKZN student Lloyd Chaitezvi exploring Trento, a picturesque town in Italy.

UKZN Student Reflects on His Time Abroad

BY: .

UKZN Civil Engineering student, Mr Lloyd Chaitezvi has recently returned from Italy where he spent six months at the University of Trento, Italy, as part of the Erasmus+ Mobility Exchange programme.

UKZN nabakwa-Habitat for Humanityngesikhathi kunomkhankaso we-TB and HIV Screening eMgababa ngoNtulikazi (Julayi).

Umfundi Wezokwelapha Usungula Uhlelo Olunenqubekela Phambili Lokuxwayisa Ngezempilo

BY: .

Click here for English version

Umfundi wezokwelapha ofunda unyaka wesithathu eSikoleni Sezokwelapha i-Nelson R. Mandela e-UKZN usesungule uhlelo olunenqubekela phambili lokwexwayisa nge-TB kanye ne-HIV e-Mgababa, eNingizimu yeTheku.

Mr Skhumbuzo Mbona.

HR Boffin Appointed to Management

BY: .

Mr Skhumbuzo (Aubrey) Mbona has been appointed as College Manager: Human Resources in UKZN’s College of Health Sciences, with effect from 1 August 2018.

The Delegation from KNUST tours UKZN.

UKZN Welcomes Partnership with KNUST

BY: .

UKZN’s College of Health Sciences recently hosted a delegation from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) based in Ghana. Named after Ghana’s first president, the university is also structured on the College model. KNUST’s College of Health Sciences (CHS) found many synergies with UKZN and both parties were excited about the possibility of signing a Memorandum of Understanding in due course.

Representatives from UKZN Foundation, UKZN, SANBI Board and UMDM at the Swayimane AIM station. The delegation is also seen admiring the produce of farmers in the community.

SANBI Board Visits Swayimane Research Site

BY: .

Members of the Board of the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) recently visited UKZN research sites in Swayimane.

Staff and students at the Controlled Environment Facility.

Milestone Anniversary for UKZN’s Controlled Environment Facility

BY: .

The Controlled Environment Facility (CEF) at UKZN’s Agriculture campus in Pietermaritzburg celebrated its 50th anniversary on 10 July 2018.

Holy Family College Grade 12 pupils at UKZN.

Grade 12 Learners Visit UKZN E G Malherbe Library

BY: .

Holy Family College matric pupils recently visited the UKZN E G Malherbe Library on the Howard College campus. Ms Rozelle Theresa Munien, a teacher at the school, said the selection of the E G Malherbe Library for the referencing workshop was a natural instinct for her as a teacher because it is a well-established library and she has had an experience with the library from when she was studying at UKZN.

UKZN veterinarian, Dr Sanil Singh and Ms Nazreen Khan at Aride Island Conservation Centre in Seychelles.

UKZN Veterinarian Mentors Conservation Officer in SeycheIles

BY: .

Dr Sanil Singh, UKZN Veterinarian and former Head of the Biomedical Resources Unit recently visited Seychelles where he spent a few days on the conservation island of Aride. This island is a unique bird sanctuary that is home to over 500 000 breeding pairs of seabirds.

UKZN Cocreates in The Netherlands.

#CoCreatemycity in The Netherlands

BY: .

The beautiful city of Den Haag (The Hague) and the renowned Technical University (TU) of Delft played host to the Dutch leg of the #Cocreatemycity initiative.

Mr Lukhona Mnguni with former UKZN academic Professor Bheki Mngomezulu at the conference.

PhD Intern Researcher Presents Paper at Political Science Congress

BY: .

Mr Lukhona Mnguni, a PhD intern researcher at the Maurice Webb Race Relations Unit (MWRRU) in the School of Social Sciences, recently attended the 25th World Congress of Political Science. This Congress was held in Brisbane, Australia, under the theme Borders and Margins.