28 February 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 5
Iqembu Lohlelo locwaningo i-MLCCP.

Kwethulwe Umsebenzi Wocwaningo LwezoMdlavuza

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IKolishi Lezifundo ZezeMpilo e-UKZN lethule uhlelo lwamazwe ngamazwe lwezomdlavuza i-Multinational Lung Cancer Control Programme (MLCCP) oluhlose ukuthuthukisa ukuthola komphakathi usizo lwezokuhlonzwa, ukwelashwa kanye nokunakekelwa kwabanomdlavuza wamaphaphu.

Owayengumfundi wase-UKZN uMnu Charles Browne oqambe umdlalo webhodi, i- SEE SAY DOO®.

Owayengumfundi Wase-UKZN Uqambe Umdlalo Webhodi

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Owayengumfundi wase-UKZN uMnu Charles Browne (67) uqambe umdlalo webhodi obizwa nge-SEE SAY DOO®.

Former UKZN Enactus President Mr Sethu Sidzamba and his fragrance range.

UKZN Graduate in the Perfume Business

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Raised and nurtured by his grandparents who were street vendors, UKZN graduate Mr Sethu Sidzamba would never have dreamed in his childhood days that by being a member of a family unit which sold sweets, fruit and vegetables in Soweto he was acquiring business practice knowledge that would serve him well in later years.

UKZN alumnus Professor John Nieuwenhuysen (centre) receives an Honorary Fellowship Award from the Vice-Chancellor of Monash University in Australia Professor Margaret Gardner and the Chancellor, Professor Simon McEwan.

UKZN Alumnus Publishes Book on Growing Up in Apartheid SA

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UKZN alumnus Professor John Nieuwenhuysen has published a book, Ngoanyana - A South African Story which is about his life growing up in apartheid South Africa and the anguish he experienced moving to Australia more than 60 years ago.

Opera Music students (from left) Ms Slindokuhle Zondo, Ms Magret Nesi Mfayela and Ms Bulelwa Msane.

Opera Students Star in UQOMISA ILIBA Show

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Three Opera Music students - Ms Slindokuhle Zondo, Ms Magret Nesi Mfayela and Ms Bulelwa Msane - starred in the musical theatre production of UQOMISA ILIBA at UKZN’s Opera Studio and Choral Academy (OSCA).

UKZN’s Dr Nomfundo Mahlangeni at Parliament Buildings in Cape Town ahead of the State of the Nation Address.

UKZN Post-Doctoral Researcher attends State of the Nation Address

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Post-doctoral researcher in the School of Chemistry and Physics (SCP) at UKZN Dr Nomfundo Mahlangeni attended the State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Cape Town on the invitation of Parliament

Professor Lindy Stiebel co-authored a book with her former student and research assistant Mr Niall McNulty called A Literary Guide to KwaZulu-Natal.

Academic and Student Join Forces to Publish Literary Guide

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Professor Lindy Stiebel of the School of Arts has co-authored a book titled: A Literary Guide to KwaZulu-Natal with her former student and research assistant Mr Niall McNulty.

Participants at a School of Life Sciences Camp in Mtunzini.

Scores of Students Attend Life Sciences Camp on KZN Coast

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A total of 137 honours students attended two weekend-long camps organised at the Umlalazi Nature Reserve in Mtunzini on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast by UKZN’s School of Life Sciences.

HVDC staff with Bristol University visitors.

University of Bristol Visits the HVDC

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The UKZN Eskom Power Plant Engineering Institute’s Specialisation Centre on High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) and FACTS on the Westville campus recently hosted Dr Sam Williamson and Dr Jason Yon of the University of Bristol in England.

Students committed to a career in Law.

First Year Law Students Take the Pledge

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Conduct themselves with decorum, respect fellow students and staff, and act with integrity - that was the commitment made by first year students at the School of Law’s annual pledge ceremony on the Howard College campus.

Job Search Skills Workshop attendees.

Law Students attend Job Search Skills Workshop

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LLB students had the opportunity to attend a Job Search Skills Workshop hosted by the College of Law and Management Studies Student Support Services on UKZN’s Howard College campus.

Dr Donrich Thaldar.

UKZN Law Academic Using Posthumous Conception Lawsuit as Case Study

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UKZN Law academic Dr Donrich Thaldar, who successfully advocated for a widow’s right to use her deceased husband’s sperm for purposes of reproduction in South Africa’s first posthumous conception lawsuit, is now using the experience as a teaching tool.


The UKZN Griot. Of Survival and Impact

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The Griot goes into its eighth year this month and this seems like a good time to offer, as they say at the NRF, a (critical) “self-assessment” (when applying for rating).

At a screen at Swayimana High School displaying lightning readings are (from left) UKZN’s Mr Vivek Naiken, Dr Alistair Clulow and Dr Tafadzwa Mabhaudhi.

uMngeni Resilience Project Installs Lightning Warning System at Swayimana School

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Staff from UKZN’s School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) visited Swayimana High School near Wartburg to explain the workings of a new state-of-the-art system installed to warn the school and the surrounding community about lightning strikes.

Deputy Vice-Chancellors for Research and Teaching and Learning portfolios engaged with staff during the “Tea with the DVCs” sessions held on all UKZN campuses.

Staff Engage with Leaders of Research and Teaching and Learning Portfolios

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UKZN DVCs recently embarked on a week-long “Tea with DVCs” sessions in an attempt to ensure better synergy between the research and teaching and learning portfolios, as well as engage with staff on issues in these areas.

UKZN alumnus and acclaimed bassist Lex Futshane playing at the Jazz Centre.

Alumnus to Perform at Jazz Centre

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Alumnus and internationally acclaimed electric and acoustic bassist, prolific composer, arranger, performer and educator Lex Futshane performs at the UKZN Jazz Centre this evening (Wednesday, February 28).

Miss Shwetha Singaram enjoying the sunshine and brisk air at the Banff National Park in Canada.

UKZN Student Benefits from Time at University in Canada

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UKZN Bachelor of Social Science student Miss Shwetha Singaram (20) of Durban has returned from “an incredible experience” she enjoyed as an exchange student at the University of Calgary in Canada.

College of Humanities staff attend a NVivo training workshop.

College of Humanities Hosts NVivo Workshop for Staff

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The College of Humanities recently hosted a two-day workshop for its academic staff on the Howard College campus to train them to make full and effective use of the NVivo software that supports qualitative and mixed methods research.

Transnet officials with UKZN staff.

Transnet visits UKZN

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A Transnet Board delegation recently visited the Eskom Power Plant Engineering Institute’s Specialisation Centre in High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) and FACTS at UKZN during which potential projects and collaborations were discussed with University representatives.

International students on a city tour of Durban.

Ricksha Bus Tour for International Students

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As part of the International Student Office’s continuation of Orientation, foreign students based on UKZN’s Durban campuses recently enjoyed a tour of the city aboard the Ricksha bus, visiting a variety of attractions and familiarising themselves with their new surroundings.

A Denim Friday event happening on the Westville campus.

Denim Friday Entrepreneurship Action the Rage at UKZN!

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Denim Friday is a cool happening taking place every week on all UKZN campuses providing budding entrepreneurs with an opportunity to sell products, advertise skills and interact with the UKZN community.