11 March 2021
Volume: 9
Issue: 6
Participants in the Sign Language programme.

Sign Language Programme a Success

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UKZN Extended Learning (UEL) hosted a sign language programme at the Durban Olive Convention Centre where strict COVID-19 regulations were adhered to.

Professor Nirmala Gopal (left) and Ms Nomakhosi Sibisi.

Criminology Academics Problematise Gender-Based Violence during South Africa’s Lockdown

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Criminology academics in UKZN’ School of Applied Human Sciences Professor Nirmala Gopal and Ms Nomakhosi Sibisi participated in the inaugural Annual International Symposium on Victim Assistance, Assisting Victims of Crime - Best Practices from Around the World.

UKZN ENT staff started World Hearing Day with a morning 5km awareness walk/run/ ride along the Durban beach promenade.

UKZN Supports the Global Call for Hearing Health

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UKZN’s Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Department commemorated World Hearing Day on 3 March under the hashtag #WHD_SouthAfrica.

Clockwise from left: Professors Vivian Ojong, Adam Habib, Nhlanhla Mkhize, Ciraj Rassool, Maheshvari Naidu, Francis Nyamnjoh, Achille Mbembe and Dr Angelica Baschiera.

Symposium on Contested Spaces: Epistemic (A)Symmetries, Mobilities, Identities

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UKZN’s School of Social Sciences in partnership with the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London, held their first joint virtual two-day symposium that comprised five panels and multiple keynote conversations on the theme: Contested Spaces: Epistemic (A)Symmetries, Mobilities, Identities.

Sixth-year Medical students celebrate the donation of textbooks from Dr Tin Myint (second from right – front row) at Stanger Hospital.

Alumnus Donates Textbooks to Medical Students

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Specialist Family Medicine doctor and UKZN alumnus, Dr Tin Myint from Stanger Hospital generously donated boxes of textbooks to Medical students based at the site.

Clockwise from left: Professor Maheshvari Naidu, Dr Roselyn Kanyemba, Dr Lubna Nadvi, Professor Vivian Ojong, Dr Awino Okech, Professor Desiree Lewis, Dr Amina Yaqin, and Dr Sharmla Rama.

Symposium Reflects on Decolonisation and Feminist Voices

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UKZN’s School of Social Sciences in partnership with the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London held their Inaugural Virtual Symposium, entitled: Contested Spaces: Epistemic (A)Symmetries, Mobilities, Identities.

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International Women’s Day: Women’s Rights Don’t Have an Expiry Date

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International Women’s Day was commemorated on 8 March.

Panellists at the History of Occupational Health webinar.

UKZN Hosts Webinar on the History of Occupational Health

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The College of Health Sciences’ Department of Occupational and Environmental Health hosted a webinar on the History of Occupational Health in collaboration with the International Commission on Occupational Health’s (ICOH) Scientific Committee.