22 August 2019
Volume: 7
Issue: 43
Professor Colleen Downs was a finalist for the prestigious Standard Bank Woman in Science Award.

UKZN Professor a Finalist for the Standard Bank Top Women Awards

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Professor Colleen Downs, South African Research Chair (SARChI) in Ecosystem Health and Biodiversity in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape in UKZN’s School of Life Sciences was a finalist for a Standard Bank Top Women Award in the category of Top Woman in Science.

Kusukela kwesobunxele yizitshudeni zase-UKZN, uNks Mantwa Madiba, uMnu Sduduzo Mncwabe noNks Samiksha Singh, ezithole i-Fulbright Scholarship ukuyofunda emanyuvesi ehlukene eMelika.

Izitshudeni Ezintathu Ziya EMelika Ngosizo lwe-Fulbright

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Izitshudeni ezintathu zaseNyuvesi YaKwaZulu-Natal ziyokwenza izifundo zobudokotela emikhakheni ehlukene emanyuvesi aseMelika.

Some of the performances to catch at the upcoming 21st JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience.

Stellar Line-Up for 21st JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience

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The Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) in the College of Humanities and eThekwini Municipality will host the 21st JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience at various venues in and around Durban from 27 August to 8 September 2019.

RLEDI Project Manager, Dr Simon Taylor (second left) with staff.

GSB&L Hosts Annual Winter School

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Back to LED Basics: Making Local Economic Development Easier was the theme of this year’s Regional and Local Economic Development Initiative (RLEDI) Winter School.

Junior Registrars who attended the UKZN CHS MMed Workshop.

Workshop Equips Registrars

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The College of Health Sciences’ two-day development workshop for junior and senior registrars in July aimed to provide registrars with academic and research support but most importantly to build cohesion amongst them.

UKZN and Leeds Beckett Metropolitan University students with UKZN academics.

Leeds Students Visit UKZN

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UKZN’s Biokinetics, Exercise and Leisure Sciences (BELS) Discipline recently hosted students from Leeds Beckett Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom.

VIPs and members of the Project Neptune team unveil recycled waste to art exhibits.

ISARP Workshop and Neptune Project Celebrate Waste as a Resource

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The South African Research Cahir (SARChI) in Waste and Climate Change, Professor Cristina Trois, recently hosted a two-day workshop under the auspices of the Italian-South Africa Joint Research Programme (ISARP), during which the first pieces of art conceived through the Neptune Project were unveiled.

Dr Stella Shulika.

UKZN Researcher Presents Research at the CHCI-Mellon Crises of Democracy Global Humanities Institute

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Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the College of Law and Management Studies, Dr Stella Shulika, was one of 17 international early career researchers selected to present her research at the CHCI-Mellon Crises of Democracy Global Humanities Institute in Dubrovnik,Croatia.

Abafundi base-UKZN uMnu Khethani Njoko, umbhali we-Victim Man.

Umfundi wezesiNtu Ushicilele Incwadi Yesithathu

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Umfundi wezeNhlalo yoMphakathi uMnu Khethani Njoko usanda kushicilela incwadi yakhe yesithathu.

Apply to become the UKZN OYW Ambassador.

UKZN’s One Young World Challenge Inspires Global Greatness

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UKZN has joined forces with One Young World (OYW), a global forum for young leaders, to launch the UKZN OYW Challenge. It is expected that this will enhance the University’s international profile, advancing global student mobility and resulting in strategic partnerships.

Mr Adrian Bellengère, Professor Managay Reddi, Ms Willene Holness, Ms Devarasi Bellengère, Dr Freddy Mnyongani, Professor Angana Chatterji, Dr Navanethem “Navi” Pillay, Ms Janine Hicks and Mr Christopher Gevers.

UKZN’s Navi Pillay Research Group Launched

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The School of Law recently launched the Navi Pillay Research Group (NPRG) in honour of Judge Dr Navanethem “Navi” Pillay.

Students engaging with accounting and auditing firms at the Accounting Professions Day.

Students Benefit from Accounting Professions Day

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Accounting students had an opportunity to engage with accounting and auditing firms at the annual Accounting Professions Day hosted by the College of Law and Management Studies.

CHS Director of Professional Services, Professor Fanie Botha, congratulates Dr Winnie Cele.

Mental Health Lecturer Shares Her PhD Findings with the Public

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Nursing Mental Health Lecturer at UKZN, Dr Winnie Cele, harnessed the power of radio to share the findings of her PhD study with the broader public.

From left: DVC and Head, College of Humanities, Professor Nhlanhla Mkhize; Professor Sarah Bansilal; Dean and Head, School of Education, Professor Thabo Msibi and College Dean of Research, Professor Pholoho Morojele.

Inaugural Lecture Tackles Low Achievement Outcomes in Mathematics

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Education academic Professor Sarah Bansilal’s inaugural lecture on the Edgewood campus was entitled, Low Achievement Outcomes in Mathematics: Issues of Learning, Teaching and just some Common Sense.