Law and Management Studies Academics on UKZN’s Top-Performing Young Researchers List
Three academics from the College of Law and Management Studies are on UKZN’s Top 10 list of Young Published Researchers (40 years old and younger) in recognition of their outstanding performances in 2019.
Humanities Student SA Ambassador at World Youth Forum
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Student Mr Ubaidullah Fazel Ellahi of the School of Built Environment and Development Studies was selected as South Africa’s ambassador at the World Youth Forum - a model Arab Africa summit held annually in Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt.
Webinar on Human Trafficking and Online Dangers during COVID-19
Human trafficking and the increased dangers of online activity because of a variety of negative COVID-19 impacts were discussed by Mrs Vanessa Chetty, founder of the Hope Foundation, who was a guest speaker at a UKZN-hosted webinar.
UKZN Part of Campaign to Assist People with Albinism
An eye care and skin cancer awareness campaign - organised by UKZN’s Optometry and Dermatology departments in partnership with the Department of Health and the National Albinism Society (NAS) - was held for people with albinism in the iLembe district on KwaZulu-Natal’s North Coast.
Humanities Academic Speaks at UN Intergovernmental Working Group on Racism
Professor Rozena Maart of the School of Social Sciences presented a paper at the 18th session of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the effective implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (IGWG on DDPA) hosted by the United Nations, held virtually in Geneva, via Zoom.
WaterNet Symposium Session Champions Indigenous Crops for Food Security
At the 21st Southern African Development Community (SADC) WaterNet Symposium held virtually this year, UKZN’s Centre for Transformative Agricultural Food Systems (CTAFS) united with WaterNet, South Africa’s Water Research Commission (WRC) and the Sustainable and Healthy Food Systems (SHEFS) international and interdisciplinary research partnership to host a joint special session.
Maths Book - the Culmination of Six Years of Work for Emeritus Professor
Emeritus Professor Poobhalan Pillay of the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (SMSCS) has written an e-book, 1000 Mathematics Olympiad Problems, to help pupils from Grade 7 to Grade 12 improve their mathematics skills.