08 March 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 6
Amalungu e-SRC nabasebenzi base-UKZN emcimbini wokugcotshwa kwawo obubanjelwe e-MH Joosub Hall ekhempasini yase-Westville.

Kugcotshwe Umkhandlu Wabafundi wase-UKZN

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Umkhandlu wabafundi wase-UKZN ugcotshwe ngokusemthethweni emcimbini obubanjelwe eKhempasini i-Westville ngoMgqibelo zingama-24 kuNhlolanja 2018.

Social Sciences alumnus Mr Trever Colvelle designs innovative Solar Nexus device.

Humanities Student Designs Innovative Solar Device

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Social Sciences alumnus Mr Trever Colvelle recently won first place, out of 198 entries, at the Inkunz’isematholeni Youth in Business Competition for his Solar Nexus gadget.

21st Time of the Writer International Festival kicks off from 12 to 17 March 2018 at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre.

UKZN to host 21st Time of the Writer International Festival

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The Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) within the College of Humanities will host the 21st Time of the Writer International Festival from 12 to 17 March 2018 at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre.

Dr Elena Friedrich and Mr Evashan Moodliar.

Alumnus makes Civil Engineering Proud

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UKZN Civil Engineering graduate has scored second prize at this year’s prestigious Civil Engineering University Research and Investigation Project (IP) Showdown.

Highlights of the 2018 Post Budget Discussion.

UKZN Students Engage Treasury Official about the Budget

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National Treasury’s Deputy Director-General of Public Finance Dr Mampho Modise recently paid a visit to UKZN to unpack the recently tabled 2018/2019 budget.

From left: Professor Temesgen Zewotir, Ms Nombuso Zondo and Professor Delia North.

Lecturer Champions Discipline of Statistics

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Former Statistician-General of South Africa and former Head of Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), Pali Lehohla, recently singled out rising Statistics star Ms Nombuso Zondo, a PhD candidate and lecturer at UKZN, as an example of how to advance the field in South Africa after she received the the Pali Lehohla Award for the best emerging statistician from the South African Statistics Association (SASA) in November 2017.

Mr Admire Shayanowako (back row, fourth from right) with other participants at Montana State University.

PhD Candidate attends Inaugural Toothpick Project Training

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PhD candidate in Plant Breeding, Mr Admire Shayanowako, recently travelled to Montana State University (MSU) in the United States, where he attended training on the biocontrol of weeds through the Toothpick Project.

Members of UKZN’s Street Law-Plus ProBono Outreach Programme team.

Law Students Answer the Call to Rekindle the Spirit of Voluntariness

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On Saturday 17 February 2018, Siphephelo Sithole and Gift Luthuli final year LLB students who have completed their Clinical Law studies at UKZN, and Sphelele Dladla a Legal Study Skills tutor, also a final year Law student, joined the UKZN Street Law-Plus ProBono Outreach Programme team’s visit to Inanda.

UKZN Health students and health professionals march to raise hearing loss awareness.

UKZN and DoH Join Hands on “Hear the Future” March

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UKZN students and staff members recently joined hands with their Department of Health counterparts to commemorate World Hearing Day.

Dr Ernest Bhero introducing the Simio software to his students.

Software License Grant Awarded to Engineering Lecturer and Students

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal has been awarded a R200 000 licensing grant by Simio LLC for the use of the latter’s simulation software which will aid in data simulation for researchers.

Kubanjiswene ekuthuthukiseni ezeMpilo.

Ukubambisana Ne-Duke University Ukulwisana Nezinkinga Zezempilo Emhlabeni Jikelele

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‘Umhlaba ubhekene nezinkinga ezinkulu ezingeke zisonjululwe isikhungo noma umkhakha owodwa,’ kusho uSolwazi wase-Duke University u-Gregory Gray esifundweni somphakathi ebesibanjelwe e-UKZN sihlelwe iSikole Sezifundo ZezeMpilo.

Dr Psaras and his surgical team during a long reconstructive surgery of Boitumelo Monare.

UKZN Partners with Smile Foundation to bring Smiles to the Faces of Children with Moebius Syndrome

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In a first for the province, UKZN’s Discipline of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery joined forces with the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital and the Smile Foundation to bring critical reconstructive surgery to children suffering from Moebius Syndrome (facial paralysis).

Mr Kapil Narain, Mr Vikar Singh and Mr Lindokuhle Ntshangase.

UKZN Students Elected into SAMSA National Executive

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The South African Medical Students Association (SAMSA) recently held its national elections where three UKZN Medical students got elected into top positions in the associations’ National Executive Committee (NEC).

“Nursing Now” Workshop and Launch Participants.

CHS hosts Launch of Nursing Now Campaign

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UKZN’s College of Health Sciences Discipline of Nursing hosted the Durban Launch of the International “Nursing Now” campaign in collaboration with the International Council of Nurses (ICN). Forming part of the launch was the UKZN/ICN research workshop for TB Nurses in Africa.

Dr Lawrence Mubaiwa (far right) with some of the 2018 Fellows (from left) Dr Lionel Nyamurenje; Dr Davidzo Murigo-Shumba and Dr Meryline Ndlovu.

UKZN Building the Child Health Workforce in Africa

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The UKZN African Paediatric Fellowship Programme (APFP), which was launched last year aims to build sustainable multidisciplinary child health capacity in Africa.

Healthcare Data Collaboration between UKZN and Duke’s School of Nursing is underway.

Partnership to Improve Patient Care and Safety by Using Healthcare Data

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Representatives from the UKZN’S School of Nursing and Public Health and their counterparts from Duke’s School of Nursing recently convened talks on a collaboration aimed at improving patient care and safety by using healthcare data.

UKZN academics Mrs Judith Ojo-Aromokudu and Dr Claudia Loggia present preliminary project findings of ISULabaNtu.

School of Built Environment Academics Present ISULabaNtu at World Urban Forum Side Event

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Two academics from the School of Built Environment and Development studies (BEDS)Dr Claudia Loggia and Mrs Judith Ojo-Aromokudu, recently presented preliminary project findings of ISULabaNtu (a project on informal settlements upgrading) at a side event of the United Nations-Habitat 9th World Urban Forum (WUF) conference in Kuala Lumpur.

Students enjoying the different exhibitions.

Career Exhibition Empowers Accounting Students

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In keeping with its “one College-two campuses” identity, the College of Law and Management Studies hosted the Accounting Professions Day at UKZN’s Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses.