UKZN'S TOP RESEARCHERS HONOURED
The recipients of the 2007 and 2008 Vice-Chancellor's Research Awards were recently announced at a special dinner held in honour of UKZN'S top researchers.
Professor Orde Munro of the School of Chemistry and Dr Deane-Peter Baker of the School of Philosophy and Ethics both received awards for the years 2007 and 2008 respectively.
Both were recognised by the Senior Awards Committee for their outstanding research achievements and international reputation earned. They were awarded funds in the range of R130 000 - R150 000 each to be used for expenses incurred in their research work.
Dr Baker has worked in the School of Philosophy and Ethics since 1999 and has been an enthusiastic and productive researcher, publishing well above the research average. His work is said to have demonstrated his position as a world class researcher.