30 August 2019
Volume: 7
Issue: 48
USolwazi Verusia Chetty othole umklomelo kazwelonke wesayensi.

UsoSayensi Wesifazane Osemusha Uthole Umklomelo Kazwelonke

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UMholi wezokuFunda nokuFundisa eSikoleni seSayensi yezeMpilo (i-SHS) uSolwazi u-Verusia Chetty uphume isibili kusigaba se-Distinguished Young Woman Researchers: Human and Social Science kuma-SA Women in Science Awards (ama-SAWiSA).

UMnu u-Clement Agoni, isitshudeni esenza iziqu zobudokotela kwezamakhemikhali amakhambi okwelapha e-UKZN.

Isitshudeni Sicijelwe Ukuba Umholi KweZokuguquka Kwesimo Sezulu Yinhlangano YowayeyiPhini LikaMengameli WaseMelika

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Isitshudeni esenza iziqu zobudokotela kwezamakhemikhali amakhambi okwelapha, esicijwa uSolwazi Mahmoud Soliman, uMnu Clement Agoni, usanda kuqeqeshwa eMelika emcimbini obuwenziwe ngokuhlanganyela yi-The Alliance for Climate Protection/The Climate Reality Project, eyinhlangano engenzi nzuzo eyasungulwa yilowo owayeyiphini likamengameli waseMelika uMnu Al Gore.

SAICA logo.

UKZN Accounting Graduates Excel in SAICA Board Exams

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Students in the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance continue to excel in the SA Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Board Examinations.

Izikhulumi esithangamini se-Othizimu.

Kubhekwe i-Othizimu Esithangamini Sase-UKZN

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Ithimba le-DRILL Mental Health yaseKolishi Lezifundo ZezeMpilo belinomcimbi i-Autism in Africa Symposium lapho ongoti abaningi bakuleli nesikhulumi somhlaba uDkt Rosa Hoekstra bekhulume ngezinsiza zezempilo nocwaningo nge-Autism Spectrum and Developmental Disorders.

At the workshop were (from left) founder and owner of Micromega Publications, Mr Anivesh Singh; Dr Calvin Yagan; Mr Rhys Evans; Professor Rajen Naidoo and Dr Sooraj Baijnath.

Stress Main Reason People Use Drugs, Workshop Hears

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Stress caused people to turn to drugs in an attempt to escape reality, a workshop on Cannabis and Substance Abuse in the Workplace was told.

Dr Trishana Ramluckan and Dr Brett van Niekerk presenting at the University of Coimbra.

UKZN Academics Present at International Cyber Security Conference in Portugal

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UKZN academics postdoctoral research fellow in the School of Law, Dr Trishana Ramluckan, and senior lecturer in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Dr Brett van Niekerk contributed to five papers presented at the European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security hosted by the University of Coimbra in Portugal.

UKZN’s Dr Clayton Hazvinei Vhumbunu at the UN African Institute for Economic Development and Planning conference in Senegal.

Humanities Research Fellow Presents Paper on Food Security, Migration and Innovation

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Research Fellow in International Relations within the School of Social Sciences, Dr Clayton Hazvinei Vhumbunu, presented a paper on Food Security, Migration and Innovation, during a conference held at the United Nations African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (UN-IDEP) in Dakar, Senegal.

Learners and guest speakers at the Tracy Mtshali Foundation Initiative.

Tracey Mtshali Foundation Hosts Leadership & Science Initiative

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The Tracey Mtshali Foundation hosted a Nurturing Greatness Initiative-Science and Leadership Competition on UKZN’s Howard College campus.

Students at the Engineering Career Fair 2019.

Engineering Career Fair Connects Students to Potential Employers

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The College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science recently hosted a Career Fair on the Howard College campus to give Engineering students an opportunity to interact with representatives from various engineering companies.

Presenters and participants at the Artificial Intelligence Workshop.

Artificial Intelligence in Health Care Workshop

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Students in the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Science partnered with Microsoft South Africa and the GoDigital SA Foundation to host a two-day Artificial Intelligence in Health Care Workshop in Durban aimed at raising awareness about digital transformation created by the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Mrs Busisiwe Ramabodu.

Women and Transformation in the Workplace

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By Busisiwe Ramabodu

South Africa has come a long way to address the imbalances of the past. However, now and then, incidences occur that remind us all that there exist latent residues of the past that often catch us by surprise.

RMS staff members during one of the GBV training sessions held on all UKZN campuses.

RMS Staff Trained to Handle GBV Matters

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A total of 143 staff members from UKZN’s Risk Management Services (RMS) have been trained on how to respond to and handle gender-based violence (GBV).

Kusukela kwesokunxele: uNks Palesa Phili, uNkk Busisiwe Ramabodu, uNks Vanessa Govender, noNks Janine Hicks - izikhulumi edilini lesidlo soSuku lwaBesifazane.

Isithangami Sengxoxo NgeNyanga Yabesifazane Nge-GBV Emsebenzini

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I-UKZN Foundation ibinomcimbi wokukhuphula isikhwama sezimali e-Barnyard Theatre yaseThekwini ngeNyanga yabeSifazane obuyisidlo sasemini nengxoxo ngokuhlukunyezwa ngokobulili (i-GBV).

School of Law postgraduate students outside the Pretoria High Court.

Law Students Attend PTA High Court Case

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Five postgraduate Law students attended a constitutional case in the Pretoria High Court that related to health law.

Islamic feminist, Professor Amina Wadud (back row, fourth left), with UKZN staff.

World Renowned Islamic Feminist Scholar Delivers Lecture at UKZN

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A United States-based world renowned Islamic feminist scholar, Professor Amina Wadud, delivered a public lecture at UKZN.

The School of Education’s Women’s Month Inter-Generational Discussions.

School of Education Hosts Women’s Month Inter-Generational Discussions

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The School of Education’s Community Engagement discipline - headed by Dr Angela James - hosted an inter-generational discussion on the Edgewood campus as part of Women’s Month celebrations.

Students at the celebratory dinner for UKZN clubs and societies.

Student Services Hosts Celebratory Dinner for Clubs and Societies

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UKZN’s Student Services Division hosted a celebratory dinner on the Westville campus to honour and celebrate the achievements of the University’s clubs and societies.

UKZN Music student, Ms Nosihe Zulu.

Music Student Launches New Venture and Performs Solo

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UKZN Music student, Ms Nosihe Zulu presented a solo concert at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music on the Howard College campus and also launched a new musical venture.

UKZN student, Mr Ebenezer Frimpong in front of his research poster.

PhD Research Presentation Wins Prize at Seoul Conference

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Doctoral student in the Department of Pharmacy, Mr Ebenezer Frimpong, won a prize at the Korean Society of Nephrology’s annual conference in Seoul for his research poster presentation.

From left: Professor Fatima Suleman, Professor Sibusiso Moyo, Professor Helen Walkington, Dr Anisa Vahed, and Dr Rubby Dhunpath at the UTLO-SOTL Series.

Spotlight on Undergraduate Research Benefits

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The value of research enhanced teaching within the undergraduate (UG) curriculum was the subject of discussion at the UTLO-SOTL Series hosted by the UKZN Technology Enhanced Learning Unit.

Ms Nonhlanhla Dube in Prague for a Summer School.

Education Student Attends Summer School in Prague

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UKZN PhD Education student and Principal of Stanger South Secondary School, Ms Nonhlanhla Dube, attended the Prague Summer Schools’ Experiences in the Czech Republic.