06 December 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 62
USolwazi Ernest Khalema kanye noDkt Alude Mahali babonakala nencwadi yabo entsha.

I-CCS Ikhangise Ngefilimu Engempilo Yabafundi Abansundu EmaNyuvesi ase-SA

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Isikhungo Sezomphakathi (CCS) esingaphansi kweSikole Sezifundokuhlelwa Komumo Wezakhiwo kanye Nentuthuko sisanda kukhangisa ngefilimu engabafundi i- Ready or Not! Black Students’.

Some of the CRD team members as they celebrate the UKZN MACE Excellence awards.

UKZN Scoops MACE Excellence Awards

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal clinched MACE Excellence Marketing Awards at the recent MACE Marketing, Advancement and Communication in Education (MACE) Conference in Cape Town.

Dr Konstantina Velkushanova during a recent visit to IHE-Delft in the Netherlands.

Water Sanitation Specialist Group Deputy Chairmanship for UKZN Academic

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Dr Konstantina Velkushanova, a Senior Research Associate in the Pollution Research Group (PRG) at UKZN, was recently appointed Deputy Chair of the International Water Association (IWA) Non-Sewered Sanitation (NSS) Specialist Group (SG) at the group’s official launch during the IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition in Tokyo.

Izifundiswa zase-UKZN engqungqutheleni yesishiyagalombili yohulumeni basekhaya.

Kukhulunywe Ngekusasa le-SA Engqungqutheleni Yohulumeni Basekhaya

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Uhlelo Lokuthuthukisa Intando Yeningi lubambisane noSolwazi Purshottama Reddy weSikole Kwezokuphatha, Ezobuchwepheshe NezokuBusa babambe ingqungquthela yesishagalombili yohulumeni basekhaya eLangeni Hotel, eThekwini ngeviki elidlule.

From left: Professor Maheshvari Naidu with family members Kialan Pillay; Professor Kriben Pillay, Lisa Naidu and Creeson Naidu.

Anthropology Professor Delivers Inaugural Lecture

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Professor Maheshvari Naidu from the College of Humanities, delivered her inaugural lecture recently on the Westville campus.

Professor Kriben Pillay who recently presented a keynote address at the University of York.

GSB&L Academic Delivers Keynote Address at York

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Professor Kriben Pillay, from the GSB&L, presented a keynote address to the Nursing Curriculum Development Team in the Department of Health Sciences at the University of York in November.

School of Engineering staff and their partners at the Engineering Awards luncheon. Also pictured are the awardees.

School of Engineering Top Academic Staff & Students Honoured

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The College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science’s School of Engineering recently hosted its Engineering awards luncheon to celebrate outstanding research output and academic performances of its staff and students.

Mr Ajay Bissessur (left) and Dr Mervlyn Moodley at the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists.

UKZN Academics Serve as Judges in Prestigious International Eskom Expo

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Two academics from the School of Chemistry and Physics (SCP) served as the sole official judges for the Physics and Chemistry at this year’s Eskom Expo for Young Scientists, held in Boksburg.

Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering students demonstrate their impressive designs to sponsors, family and guests at the Open Day.

Open Day Shines Spotlight on Students’ Electrical, Electronic & Computer Engineering Achievements

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The Disciplines of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (EECE) recently hosted their annual Open Day on the Howard College campus, where 114 final-year students displayed their innovative final year projects to hundreds of visitors, including their families and friends, UKZN staff, external sponsors, examiners and the media.

School of Arts Award winners.

Excellence Lauded at School of Arts Awards

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The School of Arts in the College of Humanities recently held its excellence awards at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM). Students and staff were lauded for their excellent performance in various categories. This is an annual event in the School, which is linked to the University’s REACHT values. 

Professor Mel Gray, former UKZN academic and alumnus, who was recently awarded Professor Emeritus status from the University of Newcastle.

Professor Emeritus Status for UKZN Alumnus and Former Social Work Academic

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Distinguished Social Work Professor, former UKZN academic and alumnus, Mel Gray was recently awarded the Professor Emeritus status when she retired from the University of Newcastle in Australia.

Professor Salim Abdool Karim and Professor Lynn Morris who made it into the world’s most highly cited researchers list.

CAPRISA Researchers Listed Among World’s Most Highly Cited Researchers

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Professors Salim Abdool Karim and Lynn Morris of CAPRISA are in the list of the world’s most highly cited researchers published this week by the Web of Science’s Clarivate Analytics.

Highlights from the UKZN annual Research Dinner.

Honouring Excellence in Research

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Top researchers at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) were acknowledged at the annual Research Dinner on UKZN’s Westville campus.

Kusuka kwesobunxele: Umfundi owenza unyaka wokugcina kwezokusikwa kwengqephu e-DUT, uMnu Katekani Moreku; USolwazi Cristina Trois; ababukisi bengqephu abangabafundi be-MSc Kwezobunjiniyela uNksz Sean Moodley noMnu Keyuran Govender; kanye nomfundi weBanga lesi-9 e-Clafton School uMnu Matteo Strachan.

I-"Waste to Art" Yethula Umbono Wekusasa Elizinzile

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INyuvesi yaKwaZulu-Natali ibambe umbukiso wezemfashini ohlukile kuneminye onesihloko esithi Kusuka Emfucuzeni Kuya Ebucikweni, phecelezi "Waste to Art" e-KZNSA Art Gallery kuLwezi.

Staff, students and community members at the UKZN World AIDS Day commemoration.

Commemorating World AIDS Day

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s HIV/AIDS Programme commemorated World AIDS Day during an event held at the UKZN’s Edition of SA Voices Museum on the Howard College campus. 

Professor Sabine Marschall delivered her Inaugural lecture on the Westville campus.

Inaugural Lecture Tackles the Tourism-Migration Nexus

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Professor Sabine Marschall of the School of Social Sciences recently presented her inaugural lecture at the Senate Chamber on the Westville campus.

Dr Maria Schuld, UKZN Postdoc Research Fellow, who was lauded at the IBM Qiskit best paper award competition.

IBM Prize for UKZN Postdoc Research Fellow

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow Dr Maria Schuld was lauded at the IBM Qiskit best paper award competition recently.

Participants at the 34th annual South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences Conference in Ballito, Durban.

Exploring Interactions Between the Atmosphere and Ocean

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The South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences (SASAS) recently held its 34th annual two-day conference at the La Montagne in Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal, using the unique locale to contribute to discussions of its theme of interactions between the atmosphere and the ocean.

Mr Lungani Mvelase (fourth left), Ms Jessica Lubisi (sixth left) and Mr Keshveer Singh (far right) with competitors, sponsors and chaperones.

Agriculture Students Fly UKZN Flag in National Competition

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Three third-year students from the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) took part in the inaugural edition of the Old Mutual Agricultural Student of the Year Competition and made it to the final round.

Highlights from the UKZN School of Engineering Research Exposition and Industry Awards.

Celebrating Industry Partnership While Showcasing Research

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UKZN’s School of Engineering recently hosted their Research Exposition and its Annual Industrial Awards function at the UNITE building at the Howard College campus.

Long service awardees within the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science.

Long Service Recognised in College of AES

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Long serving staff from the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science were recognised for their contribution to the University at two intimate functions held on the Pietermaritzburg and Howard College campuses recently.