DVC’S COMMUNIQUE JULY-OCTOBER We started this quarter with some challenges, and experienced a student protest. However, we managed to resolve the issues and we are grateful to our students and staff for working with us to resolve the challenges faced.
Female staff within the College of Health Sciences (CHS) recently came together to celebrate struggles faced by women the world over under the theme Doek on Fleek: Untold Stories. The gathering aimed to highlight the journey of a woman from child to adult with special emphasis on one’s “magnificent self”. Professor Busisiwe Ncama, Deputy Vice-Chancellor
‘It is indeed humbling to be recognised as a contributing woman to science,’ said an elated UKZN’s School of Health Sciences’ Academic Leader of Research, Professor Pragashnie Govender, after being recognised at the Department of Science and Technology (DST) Women in Science Awards 2018 (SAWISA 2018) where she was First Runner Up in the Distinguished
Click here for English version UDkt Perisamy Neelaphithambaran Govender, owaziwa ngelika-PN kubangani bakhe, usanda kuhlonishwa yi-South African Medical Association (SAMA) ngendondo Yezamalungelo abantu lapho bekubongwa igalelo lakhe elikhulu abe nalo emsebenzini wakhe nasemphakathini. Lo owayengumfundi wase-UKZN oneminyaka engama-88 yobudala uklonyeliswe ngendondo i-Medal of Transformation, Equity and Justice nguNgqongqoshe WezeMpilo, uDkt Aaron Motsoaledi, naye owayengumfundi wase-UKZN,
UKZN PhD student, Dr Yogandree Ramsamy, was recently awarded the 2018 Institute Mérieux-ICAN Young Investigator Award in recognition of her research into Antimicrobial resistance (AMR). ‘I am very excited and proud to have represented South Africa, Africa, KwaZulu-Natal and UKZN as part of NHLS-UKZN joint staff in receiving this prestigious award. It brought me great
‘As an institution, we have to be a centre of excellence. We need to have a competency-based curriculum that is nationally relevant and globally compatible.’ This was the sentiment of Professor Fikile Mtshali from UKZN’s Nursing Discipline at the Discipline’s Education Curriculum Transformation workshop. The workshop, which took a closer look at the transformation of