28 February 2019
Volume: 7
Issue: 4
uDkt Tivani Mashamba-Thompson osanda kubhala ku-Nature Review ngokuhlanganyela nabacwaningi abahlonishwayo.

Umholi Wase-SNPH Ubhale Ngokuhlanganyela Nabacwaningi Abahlonishwayo Kwi-Nature Review

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Umholi kwezocwaningo wase-SNPH yase-UKZN, uDkt Tivani Mashamba-Thompson usanda kubhala ku-Nature Review ngokuhlanganyela nabacwaningi abahlonishwayo base-Imperial College London, e-University College London (i-UCL), e-London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (i-LSHTM) nase-Africa Health Institute (i-AHRI).

Alumnus and Physiotherapist, Mr Sumeshen Moodley, who recently took up a post to lead the Medical team for Dehli Capitals cricket squad in the India Premier League (IPL).

Top Sports Job for UKZN Graduate

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UKZN alumnus and Physiotherapist, Mr Sumeshen Moodley recently took up a post to lead the Medical team for Dehli Capitals cricket squad in the India Premier League (IPL).

On the front row second from left are are winners: Ms Katelyn Gopaul, Mr Kreolin Naicker and finalist, Mr Liam Pio Esau.

Design Awards for Architecture Students

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Third-year Architecture students Ms Katelyn Gopaul and Mr Kreolin Naicker recently scooped first and second place at the inaugural D’Urban Rise Inner City School Architectural Competition, winning R10 000 and R5 000 respectively at the Durban ICC.

Kusukela kwesobunxele, yiMenenja kaMasipala uDkt Tsepang Nakin, uSolwazi Betty Mubangizi, uKhansela Matsepiso Setenane neMeya kaMasipala uMnu Momelezi Mbedla.

USihlalo we-DST-NRF SARChI Ucije oMasipala Ngobuchule Bokuphatha

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USihlalo Wezocwaningo wokuqala we-NRF-DST eKolishi Lezifundo Zomthetho Nezokuphatha, uSolwazi Betty Mubangizi, usanda kwethula isifundo esinohlonze esigcawini sokucija omasipala kwezokuphatha ngesonto lomhla we-12 kuNhlolanja ngowezi-2019

From left: Dr Ian Tietjen, Professor Nceba Gqaleni and Dr Malcolm Steinberg.

Traditional Medicine on International Stage

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KwaZulu-Natal’s Traditional Medicine Laboratory, under the leadership of Professor Nceba Gqaleni, hosted two health scientists from Canada, Drs Ian Tietjen and Malcolm Steinberg, members of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.

Ms Sanjana Rupnarain and Mr Rashae Govender who were recently honoured by UKZN for academic excellence.

UKZN Honours Top Achieving Pupils

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UKZN recently sponsored trophies to academically outstanding learners from two high schools during their junior prize-giving ceremonies.

Dr Mariam Seedat-Khan receives a token of appreciation from the Department of Education.

Academic Delivers Keynote Address at NSC Excellence Awards

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Dr Mariam Seedat-Khan, a Clinical Sociologist from the School of Social Sciences, was recently invited to be the guest of honour to deliver the keynote address at the Department of Education’s National Senior Certificate (NSC) Excellence Awards in Pretoria.

Collaborating teams from UKZN, Harvard and GINGER.

UKZN Psychiatry Hosts Harvard

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The Discipline of Psychiatry at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine co-ordinated a two-week research training programme from 4 to 15 February, focusing on epidemiology and biostatics with the Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health and the Broad Institute of MIT, US.

Ms Londeka Ngubane who was recently appointed by Transport Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, to serve on a panel of experts in relation to a new transport system.

Humanities Academic to Serve on Transport Panel of Experts

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Ms Londeka Ngubane, of the School of Applied Human Sciences, was recently appointed by the Minister of Transport Dr Blade Nzimande to serve on a Panel of Experts in relation to a new transport system that he will be launching soon.

Dr Trevor Lorimer (second right), Ms Suvina Singh and Mr Deven Reddy from UKZN InQubate with TEPSCO representatives after successful negotiations over powerline inspection robot technology.

Deal with Japanese Power Utility Clinched

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Tokyo Electric Power Services Company (TEPSCO), a subsidiary of Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), recently visited UKZN to conclude a deal for the development and utilisation of UKZN’s PowerLine Inspection Robot (PLIR) technology on power lines in Japan and Asia.

The UKZN Griot

The UKZN Griot. An Ode to Deans of Old

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Cornuelle’s Law

‘Authority tends to assign jobs to those least able to do them.’

Let me assess Cornuelle’s Law with regard to some deans with whom I have worked.

Osokhemesi besifazane kukuhle kudelile emcimbini we-IUPAC.

I-UKZN Ihloniphe Abesifazane KwezeKhemistri

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ISikole sezeKhemistri neFiziksi sisanda kwenza umcimbi i-Women in Chemistry Breakfast ophikweni oluse-Westville, sigubha iminyaka eyi-100 ye-International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), neminyaka eyi-150 kwasungulwa i- Periodic Table.

Mrs Sbongile Msomi, a seasoned HR Consultant who joins the College of Health Sciences.

CHS Welcomes Seasoned HR Consultant

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The College of Health Sciences welcomed Mrs Sibongile Msomi to its staff contingent. Msomi joins the College as the Senior HR Consultant for the School of Clinical Medicine, College Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Director: Professional Services, Dean: College Research, Teaching and Learning.

UKZN lecturer, Ms Jane Quin, and student volunteer, Mr Siyabonga Mbambo, at the Crisis Care Centre.

Crisis Care Centre Lauched at PMB Campus

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UKZN Pietermaritzburg students and lecturers joined forces to assist UKZN students on the PMB campus through a temporary Crisis Care Centre in the Colin Webb Hall.