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CLMS Professors on UKZN Top Researchers List

Click here for isiZulu version Academics in the College of Law and Management Studies (CLMS), Professors Stephen Mutula and Paul-Francois Muzindutsi are featured in the University’s Top 30 researcher rankings for 2018. The Top 30 comprise of researchers who have accumulated the most author units for publications in Department of Higher Education and Training accredited, […]

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Paediatrics Specialist Climbs Mount Kilimanjaro at Age 65

Raziya Bobat, Associate Professor in Paediatrics and Head of Paediatric Infectious Diseases, climbed Africa’s highest mountain this year at the age of 65. She was accompanied by her husband, Professor Umesh Lalloo, their daughter, Natasha, and four friends. Bobat, who is set to retire from UKZN at the end of this year after 40 years […]

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Collaborative South African Study Wins International Award

Click here for isiZulu version A team of collaborators consisting of medical specialists and engineers from UKZN as well as medical scientists from Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) and the University of the Witwatersrand, joined forces to conduct a study to improve kidney function amongst the sub-Saharan African population. The study, an international first, […]

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UKZN Student Law Review Journal Covers Variety of Topical Issues

Gender-based violence (GBV), Domestic Violence, Occupational Health and Safety, Access to Justice by the Less Privileged, Laws and Transnational Terrorism, are some of the issues examined in the latest issue of the UKZN Student Law Review journal. The academic journal was founded in 2012 by students for students to provide a platform for undergraduate and postgraduate […]

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Blended Learning Study Scoops Award at Research Day

Undergraduate students in the School of Health Sciences (SHS) presented their winning Discipline specific research projects at the School’s annual Research Day. Academic leader of Research in the SHS, Professor Pragashnie Govender, encouraged the students to adopt a science communication approach and ensure that the findings of their studies were always conveyed back to the […]

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Health Sciences Community Pledges to Protect Women

The School of Health Sciences hosted its Annual Oath Taking Ceremony in which final-year students took an oath to abide by the ethical and professional standards of all professional bodies … and this year at the same occasion, the School encouraged all male staff, students and parents in attendance to commit to protecting women against […]

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UKZN Hands Over Chemo Infusion Unit to Durban’s Addington Hospital

UKZN’s Multinational Lung Cancer Control Programme (MLCCP) has officially handed over the Chemo Infusion Unit and 20 chemo chairs to Addington Hospital’s Oncology Unit. The hand over took place six weeks after the launch of the project’s Phase 2 achieved through collaboration with the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation’s Secure the Future (BMSF STF), the Cancer African […]

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Pharmaceutical Award for Senior Lecturer

Senior lecturer in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mr Andy Gray received the Joseph A Oddis Award for exceptional services to the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) at the opening ceremony of the 79th World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The FIP represents more than four million pharmacists around the world. Its vision is […]

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Humanities Alumnus Features on SA Hit Song Imbokodo

UKZN alumnus, former Idols top 16 contestant, East Coast Radio presenter and musician, Ms Minenhle Ntuli features on South Africa’s new hit song Imbokodo, the opening track of House DJ Prince Kaybee’s Crossover Music Extended Play (EP). ‘The track is highly impactful and deals with an issue that is relevant at this time in South […]

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Poetry Africa 2019

On behalf of the University of KwaZulu-Natal and the Centre for Creative Arts, it is my enormous pleasure to offer the welcome note for this year’s annual POETRY AFRICA – our 23rd edition. At a time in South Africa’s history, where we sit within the confluence of decolonising our historical, political and cultural relations with the […]

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