UKZN Spreads Mandela’s Love at Special School
UKZN’s College of Health Sciences, in partnership with the HIV Pathogenesis Programme (HPP) and the Information and Communication Services Division, spent 67 minutes with learners at the Ekuthuthukeni Special School in Umlazi on Mandela Day.
Call-up to National Health Laboratory Services Committee for Biochemistry Academic
Associate Professor of Biochemistry in the School of Life Sciences at UKZN, Professor Shahidul Islam, has been appointed one of five members of South Africa’s National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) Data Access and Ethics Committee.
Raffia Palm Wine Benefits for Diabetic Men
Professor Shahidul Islam of UKZN’s School of Life Sciences, together with two recently graduated postgraduate students, Ms Rebecca Reddy and Dr Ochuko L Erukainure of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) in Nigeria, have collaborated on research showing that the consumption of raffia palm wine could guard against complications stemming from type 2 diabetes which affect male sexual organs.
Agrometeorology PhD Student Bound for Food Security Centre Summer School in the Philippines
Doctoral student in Agrometeorology in the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES), Mr Joseph Masanganise, has been awarded a scholarship to attend a Summer School in the Philippines in September on the topic: Transformative Changes in Agriculture and Food Systems.
African Languages Academic Presents Paper at International Conference
African Languages academic, Dr Henry Gumede, presented a paper titled: Struggle for Recognition: Identity - Formation and Subjectivation, at the 8th International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture in France.
Alumni Lunch on KZN South Coast
The Alumni Relations Office hosted UKZN graduates living on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast at a networking and information-sharing lunch at Selborne Golf Estate in Pennington where Mr Fanle Sibisi, President and Chair of the UKZN Convocation as well as Alumni Relations personnel were on hand to interact with guests.
Embracing Excellence is not an Option. It’s an Imperative!
By Dr Rudi Kimmie
Disrupt or be disrupted, that’s the new mantra driven by the 4th Industrial Revolution - the digital technology tsunami overturning established business practices in its rush to be bigger and better while in turn, making sweeping changes to our professional and personal lives.
Umcwaningi Udlulisele Imiphumela Kubaphathi baMaZulu FC
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Isitshudeni esenza iziqu zeMastazi kwezoMnotho (KwezokuPhatha), uMnu Tsepo Machila, sidlulisele ucwaningo lwaso olubizwa ngokuthi The Challenges of Management Performance in Managing a Professional Team: A Case of AmaZulu Football Club, kuleli qembu likanobhutshuzwayo.
College of Health Sciences Hosts Screening of Township Documentary for Mandela Day
The College of Health Sciences, in association with the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) and the directors of the Township Yogi documentary film hosted a premier screening of the production for Mandela Day.
Academic Gives Keynote Address at International Society of Political Psychology Conference
Psychology academic in the School of Applied Human Sciences, Professor Kevin Durrheim, delivered the keynote address at the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) in Lisbon, Portugal.
Owezobudokotela Kwezomnotho Wezolimo Wenza Ucwaningo e-Italy
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UNks Lerato Phali, owenza iziqu zobudokotela eMkhakheni wezoMnotho WezoLimo e-Sikoleni sezeSayensi YezoLimo, YezoMhlaba Neyezemvelo, eNyuvesi YaKwaZulu-Natal wenza ucwaningo olukhokhelwayo lonyaka wonke e-University of Foggia eNtaliyane ngosizo lwe-Rotary International Global Grant.
High School Learners Experience Being a Scientist for a Week!
KwaZulu-Natal youngsters got the chance to experience what it is like to be a scientist when the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) presented its annual Be a Scientist for a Week programme on the Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses.