18 September 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 50
UDkt Aaron Motsolaedi, uNgqongqoshe Wezempilo eNingizimu Afrika; uDkt PN Govender noSolwazi Mergan Naidoo.

Owayengumfundi Wase-UKZN Uhlonishwe Ngendondo Yezamalungelo Abantu

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UDkt Perisamy Neelaphithambaran Govender, owaziwa ngelika-PN kubangani bakhe, usanda kuhlonishwa yi-South African Medical Association (SAMA) ngendondo Yezamalungelo abantu lapho bekubongwa igalelo lakhe elikhulu abe nalo emsebenzini wakhe nasemphakathini.

From left: Professor Pragashnie Govender; Minister of Science and Technology, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane and Govender’s husband Sathiesh.

Govender Shines Through Science

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It is indeed humbling to be recognised as a contributing woman to science,’ said an elated UKZN’s School of Health Sciences’ Academic Leader of Research, Professor Pragashnie Govender,

Highlights from the Chalkboards on Campus project.

Chalkboards as a Participatory Research Tool

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Architecture lecturer, Ms Bridget Horner, has positioned chalkboards in strategic locations across the Howard College campus in a bid to understand students’ comprehension of the spaces that they occupy on campus.

Participants at the workshop on IKS and sexual reproductive healthcare.

IKS-based Sexual Reproductive Healthcare Platform Launched

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The Department of Science and Technology-National Research Foundation Centre in Indigenous Knowledge Systems (CIKS) at UKZN hosted an international workshop where the Indigenous Knowledge Systems-based sexual and reproductive healthcare (SRH) platform was launched.

Participants at the UKZN 90-90-90 Fun Run/Walk.

Accelerating Towards Meeting 90-90-90 Targets

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The UKZN HIV and AIDS Programme hosted the annual 90-90-90 Fun Run/Walk; an approach to ending HIV and AIDS as a public health threat by the year 2020.

Students at the second annual Disability Sports Day at Howard College campus.

UKZN Hosts 2nd Annual Disability Sports Day

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UKZN recently held its annual Sports Day for students with disabilities at the Old Mutual Sports Centre on the University’s Howard College campus.

Dr Yogandree Ramsamy.

UKZN PhD Student Wins Prestigious Continental Award

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UKZN PhD student, Dr Yogandree Ramsamy, was recently awarded the 2018 Institute Mérieux-ICAN Young Investigator Award in recognition of her research into Antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

From left: Ms Nontobeko Bridgette Fiphaza, Ms Trishel Singh, Ms Normah Zondo, Mr Themba Rikhotso, Ms Nkazimulo Nonkululeko Dludla and Mr Naik Justin.

Over R200 000 Raised for UKZN Golf Day

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal recently held its 15th Annual Golf Day at the Wild Coast Sun Country Club for which R210 000 was raised for student funds and bursaries.

Delegates at the CIKS conference on public health bioethics.

Former President Joachim Chissano Celebrates Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

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Former President of Mozambique, President Joaquim Alberto Chissano, delivered the opening remarks at a three-day conference celebrating the legacy of the late world icon and statesman, Nelson Mandela.

UKZN Alumnus, Adrienne Sichel.

UKZN Alumnus and Veteran Dance Writer launches New Book

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The Ar(t)chive; South Africa’s award-winning theatre dance and physical performance archive, launched the ground-breaking new publication: Body Politics:

Celebrating women’s magnificence in all its splendour at the CHS Doek on Fleek: Untold Stories event.

Celebrating the Beauty and Power of Women

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Female staff within the College of Health Sciences (CHS) recently came together to celebrate struggles faced by women the world over under the theme Doek on Fleek: Untold Stories.

Professor Labby Ramrathan presents his inaugural lecture on teachers, teaching and transforming education.

Inaugural Lecture Tackles Teaching and Transforming Education

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Professor Labby Ramrathan, an academic from the School of Education, recently presented his inaugural lecture on teachers, teaching and transforming education.

Mr Teboho Mokoena who presented a seminar on the importance of organisational strategy.

Graduate School of Business and Leadership Hosts Organisational Strategy Seminar

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The UKZN Graduate School of Business and Leadership recently hosted a seminar on Organisational Strategy.