DRILL hosts Informative Research Seminars

UKZN’s Developing Research Innovation, Localisation and Leadership in South Africa (DRILL) programme recently hosted a number of research seminars. DRILL held its first ever mental health symposium Voices from the Head: Brain Science and Changing Futures, which took place recently at the Elangeni Hotel, Durban. The Symposium shed light on innovative local and global research in […]

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Research Focus Areas

Biotechnology Agriculture and Food Security Energy and Technology for Sustainable Development Gender Race & Identity Studies HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Health Promotion Indigenous African Knowledge Systems Maritime Studies Social Development and Economic Studies Water, Environment  and Biodiversity […]

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Chimbari to Serve on Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa (TIBA) Project

Professor Moses Chimbari. UKZN College of Health Sciences’ Dean of Research, Professor Moses Chimbari has been appointed as a co-deputy director of the Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa (TIBA) project, a £7million high impact and stakeholder-driven project. The project is led by the University of Edinburgh and involves nine African countries, namely: South Africa, Botswana, […]

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UKZN Students Doing Research on Elite Athletes

Working together for the good of KwaZulu-Natal athletes (from left) Mr Brendon Goodenough, Ms Masisy Mbanjwe, Ms Sindy Shabalala, Dr Takshita Sookan, Dr Rowena Naidoo and Ms Bronwyn Sheppard. Two UKZN Masters students, Ms Masisy Mbanjwe and Ms Sindy Shabalala, are conducting research on elite athletes in KwaZulu-Natal. The research has been made possible by a […]

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Whiff of Rhino Dung Puts Researcher on PhD Trail

Looks like, feels like, smells like! Dr Courtney Marneweck taking rhino dung odour samples as part of her PhD research. Innovative research – which made international headlines – on how white rhinoceroses utilise olfactory communication, transmitting key information via the odours of their dung, secured Dr Courtney Marneweck a PhD degree. Details of her research […]

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