24 October 2019
Volume: 7
Issue: 60
From left: Professors Hassan Kaya, Ncoza Dlova, and Neil Prose, and Drs Jenny Watermeyer, Bernhard Gaede, Veena Singaram and Margie Mathews.

Seminar Explores Practical Approaches to Communication in Health Care

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The seminar on Practical Approaches to Communication in Health Care in sub-Saharan Africa hosted by the South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) in collaboration with UKZN’s Department of Family Medicine featured key local and international experts.

Amazwibela ngesifundo somphakathi ngeMpi yaseSandlwana.

Ugalagala Lomculi uMbuso Khoza lethule IsiFundo NgeMpi YaseSandlwana

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ISikole sezoBuciko besihlele isifundo somphakathi ngeMpi yaseSandlwana, esethulwe wugalagala lomculi uMnu Mbuso Khoza, oyi-Andrew Mellon Foundation Artist-in-Residency e-UKZN.

The winning Audiology team.

Blended Learning Study Scoops Award at Research Day

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Undergraduate students in the School of Health Sciences (SHS) presented their winning Discipline specific research projects at the School’s annual Research Day.

Enhanced experiential learning for UKZN’s BELS students with AmaZulu FC.

UKZN Links with AmaZulu Football Club

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UKZN’s Biokinetics, Exercise and Leisure Science (BELS) division has formed a collaboration with the AmaZulu Football Club to provide postgraduate students with an opportunity to work more closely with a professional football team.

Students from the School of Arts who received excellence awards.

Arts Student Excellence Awards Ignite Passion for Success

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The School of Arts hosted a Student Excellence Awards event at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music during which students were rewarded for excellent academic performance in various categories.

Kushikisha ufudu kanje ezigcawini zokulungiselela izivivinyo zikamatikuletsheni.

I-UKZN Ilekelele AbakaMatikuletsheni Ngokuhlolwa Kwezivivinyo Zokuphela Konyaka

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Bangaphezu kwama-700 abafundi baka-Grade 12 basezikoleni zamabanga aphezulu KwaZulu-Natal abahlomule ohlelweni lokulekelela abafundi abenza izifundo Zokuhlelwa Kwamabhuku Ezimali.

Teams demonstrate their desktop 3D food printer, mobile security robot and electric surfboard at the Mechanical Engineering Open Day.

Security Robot, 3D Food Printer and Electric Surfboard on Show at Mechanical Engineering Open Day

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A mobile security robot, an electric surfboard with a water jet attachment and a desktop 3D food printer were standout design projects on display at UKZN’s annual Mechanical Engineering Open Day on the Howard College campus.

Staff members and students interacting with industry exhibitors at the SAIMC Industry Expo.

Successful Industrial Expo at School of Engineering

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An industrial expo organised by the Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Measurement and Control (SAIMC) at UKZN’s School of Engineering attracted students, lecturers and SAIMC regional and committee members, among others.

MBA students pictured with Mr Suben Moodley, Senior Vice President of Toyota (fourth left) and Dr Macdonald Kanyangale, GSB&L Academic (fifth left).

MBA Students Visit Toyota SA Manufacturing Plant

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UKZN Graduate School of Business and Leadership Master of Business Administration students in the Supply Chain and Operations Management module toured the Toyota South Africa Manufacturing Plant in Durban to get experience of “lean thinking philosophy and application in a real-life manufacturing plant”.

Scenes from the inspirational Imbokodo Women in Leadership event at UKZN’s Senate Chamber.

Imbokodo – Women in Leadership

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Entrepreneur, philanthropist, author and UKZN alumna Dr Judy Dlamini delivered the keynote address at the Imbokodo Women in Leadership event on UKZN’s Westville campus.

Izethameli ebezikwi-World Mental Health Day yase-Centre in Indigenous Knowledge Systems.

ISikhungo Sezinhlelo Zolwazi Lwendabuko Siqhakambisa Ubuntu KwezeMpilo Ngokwengqondo

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I-DSI/NRF Centre of Excellence in Indigenous Knowledge Systems (i-CIKS) igubhe i-World Mental Health Day ekhempasini i-Westville ngomcimbi obuhlose ukwazisa ngokunqanda ukuzibulala.

Partners and funders of the MLCCP Project - Clinical component.

UKZN Hands Over Chemo Infusion Unit to Durban’s Addington Hospital

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UKZN’s Multinational Lung Cancer Control Programme (MLCCP) has officially handed over the Chemo Infusion Unit and 20 chemo chairs to Addington Hospital’s Oncology Unit.

UKZN’s Professor Deresh Ramjugernath and MKI’s Advocate Thembelihle Mapipa seal research partnership.

UKZN Seals Partnership with Moses Kotane Institute

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A research partnership recently signed by the Moses Kotane Institute (MKI) and UKZN is based on research, innovation and maritime as a strategy to contribute to the economic development of KwaZulu-Natal.

Professor Peter Scogings with the newly-published book: Savanna Woody Plants and Large Herbivores.

Academic’s Contribution to New Book Enhances Understanding of Global Savanna Systems

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The publication of a book titled Savanna Woody Plants and Large Herbivores is the culmination of years’ of work by Professor Peter Scogings of the School of Life Sciences, who was one of the editors of the work.

Abakade bemele i-UKZN engqungqutheleni, kusukela kwesobunxele wuMfu Rev Lehlohonolo Mathibe, uSolwazi Rajshekhar Karpoormath noMnu Siyabonga Ndlovu.

I-UKZN Ivelele Engqungqutheleni ye-SA Society for Basic and Clinical Pharmacology

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Umfundi wase-UKZN woMkhakha we-Pharmaceutical Science nababili abafundisayo bethule izinkulumo ezinohlonze kuNgqungquthela yoNyaka yama-53 ye-South African Society for Basic and Clinical Pharmacology ebiseNyuvesi yasePitoli.

From left: Professor Betty Mubangizi with Ms Tsoanelo Shata and Ms Nicky McLeod, both of Environment and Rural Solutions (ERS).

Academic Shares Ideas on Network Governance for Sustainable Livelihoods at International Conference

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Governance and the effectiveness of institutional configuration for enhanced landscape stewardship, was the focus of a presentation delivered by UKZN’s Professor Betty Mubangizi at the 8th World Conference on Ecological Restoration in Cape Town.

Ms Tasneem Fareed Karani representing South Africa at the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics conference in Taipei earlier this year.

Masters Student Needs Support to Attend Dysphagia Research Society Event in Puerto Rico

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UKZN master’s degree student in Speech-Language Therapy, Ms Tasneem Fareed Karani is one of only eight successful applicants for entry to the Dysphagia Research Society (DRS) annual conference under a Sponsor-A-Student Program 2020.