18 March 2021
Volume: 9
Issue: 7
Ms Amina Suliman.

UKZN Hosts Webinar on Trade Marks in South Africa

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UKZN InQubate - the Technology Transfer Office of UKZN - in partnership with Adams & Adams Attorneys - one of SA`s largest Intellectual Property law firms - hosted a webinar titled: Protecting Trade Marks in South Africa and How to Use Trade Marks Effectively as Commercial Tools.

Medical student, adventurer and now author - Mr Ashiq Pramchand has just published his first book.

UKZN Student Publishes Book on Adventures While at Medical School

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A final-year Medical student with a passion for medical writing has published his first book titled The Great Medical Student Odyssey - Tales and Adventures in Medical School.

Professor Sadhana Manik.

Education Academic Edits and Contributes to Book on Sport and COVID-19

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Professor Sadhana Manik of the School of Education has edited a book titled: From High-risk Sports to Sports as High-Risk: Crisis, Captulation and Creativity during COVID 19.

The School of Engineering is transforming its undergraduate curriculum in a world significantly impacted by the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Transforming the School of Engineering’s Curriculum for 4th Industrial Revolution

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UKZN’s School of Engineering (SOE) is transforming its undergraduate curriculum in a world already significantly impacted by the 4th Industrial Revolution.

UKZN’s Maritime Law and Maritime Studies Unit welcomes new students.

Warm Welcome for New Maritime Students

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Former students and leading maritime advocates and attorneys from around South Africa participated in a virtual welcome evening for new students at UKZN’s Unit of Maritime Law and Maritime Studies.

UKZN and HEARD launch a book focused on preventing HIV among young people.

New Book on Preventing HIV Edited by Two UKZN Academics

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Efforts to confront and reduce the high level of new HIV infections among young people in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) are explored in a new book - edited by two UKZN academics - launched during an online event hosted by the University and the Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD).

PhD student and plant breeder Ms Marylyn Christian.

Passion for Food Security Breeds Practical Results

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PhD student Marylyn Christian says what she loves most about researching plant breeding is that her projects have a purpose and can be applied to industry.

Dr Maud Mthembu (right) distributes the COVID-19 children’s book to the Mseleni Children’s Home in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

IsiZulu COVID-19 Children’s Book Authored by UKZN Team

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Social Work lecturer Dr Maud Mthembu of the School of Applied Human Sciences led a team that wrote an isiZulu children’s book about COVID-19 titled: Uhambo lwami ngesikhathi sekhovithi - My journey during COVID-19.

CANSA MLCCP Volunteers attending a five-day Palliative Care training, to equip them with the skills and knowledge for Palliative Care services as they will be providing such education and awareness to community members in the five identified communities as per the MLCCP project.

CANSA Undertaking Lung Cancer Research with UKZN

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CANSA is involved in a three-year research partnership with UKZN’s Multinational Lung Cancer Control Programme (UKZN-MLCCP) under the leadership of Dr Themba Ginindza and other co-principal investigators.

Professor Hangwelani Magidimisha-Chipungu.

Humanities Academic on The Planner’s Women of Influence List

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Professor Hangwelani Magidimisha-Chipungu of the School of Built Environment and Development Studies is on The Planner’s Women of Influence 2021 List announced on International Women’s Day.

Equipment donated to the School of Engineering in memory of Mr Sean Kimmerling.

School of Engineering Receives Donation from Generous Benefactor

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UKZN’s Discipline of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (EECE) has been generously gifted electronic equipment that belonged to the late Mr Sean Kimmerling.

Clockwise from the left: Mrs Zandile Peters, Mrs Zandile Shezi, Mr Musawenkosi Makhoba and Miss Ayanda Gina

Audiology Discipline Members Active in World Hearing Day

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UKZN’s Audiology Discipline celebrated World Hearing Day (WHD) 2021 - themed Hearing Care for ALL! Screen. Rehabilitate. Communicate. – by participating in several hearing campaigns.

Examples of non-native small mammal species being sold as pets in South Africa.

Research Reveals Pet Trade of Non-Native Small Mammal Species Growing in SA

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A variety of small, non-native mammals are being sold in South Africa with some becoming invasive after escaping or being released from captivity.