28 March 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 9
Professor Deevia Bhana on SABC 3’s Real Talk with Anele.

Academic Discusses Sexuality, Orientation and Identity on TV Talk Show

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SARChI Chair in Gender and Childhood Sexuality and lecturer in the School of Education Professor Deevia Bhana presented elements of her work on SABC 3’s Real Talk with Anele.

Ababhali bencwadi entsha, i-Dermatology Comprehensive Handbook for Africa, uSolwazi Ncoza Dlova noSolwazi Anisa Mosam.

Isayensi Yezifo Zesikhumba Iyabhekisiswa e-UKZN

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Umnyango WezeSayensi Yezifo Zesikhumba ibambe umhlangano i-UKZN General Practitioner Dermatology Summer Update oyimpumelelo ubambisene nabakwa-Adcock Ingram ekhempasini Yezifundo Kwezokwelapha eThekwini.

A SERAFF solar furnace undergoing initial testing.

UKZN to Host 2018 SA Solar Energy Conference

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The focus of the Southern African Solar Energy Conference (SASEC) being hosted in Durban by UKZN from 25-27 June 2018 will be on solar photovoltaic and solar thermal energy technology systems and applications.

Highlights from Flatfoot Dance Company’s 15th anniversary celebratory performance.

Flatfoot Dance Company Celebrates 15th Anniversary

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Durban’s inimitable Flatfoot Dance Company this year celebrates its 15th anniversary as one of South Africa’s leading contemporary dance companies.

Operations Manager at the School of Clinical Medicine Ms Antoinette Botha congratulates techo-support competition winner Ms Nomvano Fiko and runner-up Mr Smanga Khuzwayo.

Promoting the Use of Technology to Cut Communication Costs

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The School of Clinical Medicine (SCM) recently rewarded winners of the SCM Microsoft Lync Competition which targeted professional services staff at the School, encouraging them to make more use of video calls for office communication.

Presenters at the Symposium from left: Dr Alex Luryi, Dr Andile Sibiya, Dr Lungi Setoaba, Dr N Rankhethoa and Professor Elias Michaelides, with some of the participants.

UKZN-YALE Symposium Themed Neuro-otology

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The Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery hosted the 6th UKZN-YALE Symposium at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine under the theme of Neuro-otology

Some of the artworks on show at the Works in Progress exhibit at the Jack Heath Gallery.

Centre for Visual Art hosts Works in Progress Exhibit

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The Centre for Visual Art (CVA) at UKZN is hosting its Works in Progress exhibit at the Jack Heath Gallery in Pietermaritzburg until 30 March.

Academics and professional personnel in the College of Health Sciences participated in a workshop held to discuss how to incorporate health advocacy into the Health Sciences curriculum.

Workshop on Incorporating Health Advocacy into Health Sciences Curriculum

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The College of Health Sciences in partnership with the Rural Health Advocacy Project (RHAP), hosted a workshop titled: Incorporating Health Advocacy into the Health Sciences Curriculum.

Students and staff members who attended IEEE South Africa and UKZN open day.

UKZN hosts Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers South Africa Section Open Day

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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) South Africa Section together with the University of KwaZulu-Natal recently hosted a talk titled IEEE - Opportunities and Benefits.

Dr Rob Krause (left) and Professor Dean Goldring setting up a malaria detection test in the laboratory.

UKZN Researchers Discover New Test to Detect Malaria

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UKZN researchers have published details of a new malaria diagnostic test which detects a new form of malaria - Plasmodium knowlesi (P. knowlesi).


The UKZN Griot. Of Quackery and Pseudoscience

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It is very fitting that South Africa hosted the 1st International Summit on Quackery and Pseudoscience, in 2017. It was organised by George Claassen, Director of the Centre for Science and Technology at Stellenbosch University.

Global Startup Weekend Women Finals in Paris.

UKZN Alumnus Runner-Up in Global Techno Entrepreneurship Contest

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Global Start-up Weekend Women (GSWW) South Africa winner, UKZN alumnus Ms Farnaaz Shaikjee was the runner-up at the global finals of the competition held in Paris.

Delegates from UKZN and Mbarara University of Science and Technology at the Westville campus.

UKZN Hosts Benchmarking visit by Mbarara University of Science and Technology

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Representatives from the Pharm-Biotechnology and Traditional Medicine Centre (PHARMBIOTRAC) at Uganda’s Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) were at UKZN recently on a benchmarking venture.

Orthopaedic specialist, Dr Len Marais.

UKZN Bone Expert at International Gathering in Switzerland

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Fracture-Related Infections (FRI) and Post-Traumatic Limb Reconstruction specialist, Dr Len Marais, participated in the International Consensus Meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Fracture-Related Infection.

UKZN representatives and guests at the alumni dinner.

UKZN Alumni Gathering in Cape Town

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The Alumni Relations Office organised a get together in Cape Town for alumni featuring a three-course dinner at which the guest speaker was UKZN alumnus and Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Cape Town, Professor Penny Andrews.

UKZN Neuroscience Team out and about for Brain Awareness Week.

UKZN Neuroscience Team Out and About for Brain Awareness Week

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A UKZN Neuroscience team organised a variety of activities for Brain Awareness Week (BAW) from 12- 18 March.

UKZN’s Dr Leigh Jarvis of the Discipline of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering interacts with learners at a careers day.

UKZN hosts well attended Career Days

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The School of Engineering held two Career Days for KwaZulu-Natal learners keen to pursue an Engineering degree at UKZN.