05 December 2019
Volume: 7
Issue: 66
Highlights from UKZN’s Research Awards evening.

UKZN Researchers Rewarded for Achievements

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Seasoned and young researchers were honoured for their achievements and contributions during the University’s annual Research Awards ceremony in Durban.

From left: Professor Thumbi Ndung’u, Professor Francois Venter, Ms Gethwana Mahlase, Professor Mosa Moshabela and Professor Salim Abdool Karim.

High-Powered Panel Commemorates World AIDS Day with Candid Discussions

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Great strides have been made in the fight against AIDS and although society is not yet out of the woods regarding the spread of the virus, there is every reason to celebrate World AIDS Day, which is observed annually on 1 December.

UKZN’s zero tolerance on Gender-Based Violence.

Staff and Students Urged to Take Strong Stand against GBV

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While awareness is being raised throughout South Africa around gender-based violence (GBV) during the 16 Days of Activism against Women and Children campaign, UKZN encourages staff and students to take a stand and speak out against any form of violence and abuse.

Breaking the Glass Ceiling

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Dr Hangwelani Magidimisha was the first Black South African woman to earn a PhD in Regional Planning from UKZN and one of the Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans in 2018.

Dr Ntemsie Dube.

PhD Graduate Inspires with Post in #ImStaying Group

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Dr Nontembeko (Ntemsie) Dube, who graduated with a doctorate in Entomology at UKZN’s September Graduation ceremonies, recently posted a story in the #ImStaying Facebook group that highlighted the importance of supportive supervisors and mentors - an example of whom she found in Dr Costas Zachariades.

Professor Vaughn John delivers his inaugural lecture on the Pietermaritzburg campus.

Troubling Violence: a Praxis for Transformative Learning – Focus of Inaugural Lecture

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Professor Vaughn John of the School of Education delivered his inaugural lecture on the Pietermaritzburg campus under the title: Troubling Violence: a Praxis for Transformative Learning.

Abafundi base-Eden College eThekwini bezitika ngeminye yemibukiso yase-STEC@UKZN.

I-STEC@UKZN Iholele Abafundi base-Eden College Emkhakheni I-STEM

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I-Science and Technology Educational Centre e-UKZN i-(STEC@UKZN) ibivakashelwe ngabafundi bebanga le-8 ne-9 base-Eden College emhlanganweni wokucobelelana ngolwazi kulomkhakha.

UKZN Artist-in-Residency Fana Tshabalala.

Dancer Completes Artist-in-Residency Stint at School of Arts

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Renowned dancer Mr Fana Tshabalala, was in UKZN’s Drama and Performance Studies Programme for a three-month residency offering specialised classes and master classes.