Category Archives: University of Kwazulu-Natal (UKZN)

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UKZN Computer Science

UKZN Computer Science Study Computer Science School Brochure Undergraduate: Undergraduate Prospectus Undergraduate Application Form Maths requirements: A full year of Mathematics is required to proceed to level 2 in Computer Science 16 credits of level 2 Mathematics is required to proceed to level 3 of Computer Science. Students doing the double major will require an additional 32 credits… Read More »

Global Decline in Deaths Among Children and Adolescents – Study Finding

Professor Benn Sartorius. UKZN’s Professor Benn Sartorius is a co-author of a study describing levels and trends for mortality and non-fatal health outcomes in children and adolescents aged 19 years and younger in 195 countries from 1990 to 2015. The study, titled: “Global Decline in Deaths Among Children, Adolescents but Progress Uneven”, aims to provide evidence for policy… Read More »

Oops!… We Did it Again

UKZN once again has won gold and the trophy for the best individual stand at the 2017 Royal Show. Britney Spears must have had UKZN specifically in mind when she penned the lyrics for her famous song, “Oops! I did it again” –  for once again the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science has pulled the proverbial rabbit out… Read More »

Congratulations to all Comrades Runners

Team UKZN in high spirits at Comrades 2017. I take great pleasure in congratulating all of our students, staff and alumni who participated in the 92nd Comrades Marathon. I thank you for being great ambassadors for UKZN. Your sheer commitment and dedication in participating in one of the world’s greatest marathons is admirable and inspiring. We have much… Read More »

Suleman Appointed Prince Claus Chair

Professor Fatima Suleman. UKZN’s Pharmaceutical Sciences Associate Professor, Fatima Suleman has been appointed, by the Utrecht University in The Netherlands, as the Prince Claus Chair of Development and Equity for the theme Affordable (Bio)Therapeutics for Public Health. She will hold the position until September 2018. To formally accept the position, Suleman delivered a lecture titled: “Affordability and equitable… Read More »

Architecture Students treated to Mural Art Demo by Renowned KZN Street Artist

Local artist Giffy Duminy (standing, centre) with some of the First Year Architecture students in front of the newest addition to their studio – Goodenough Greg, the Archi monkey. First-year Architecture students were recently treated to a presentation on mural art, followed by a live demonstration by renowned KZN street artist Mr Gifford “Giffy” Duminy. He spoke to… Read More »

Exploring the Cosmic Dawn!

UKZN research team members (from left) Mr Heiko Heilgendorff, Ms Ridhima Nunhokee, Dr Cynthia Chiang, and Mr Liju Philip. (Right) the team assembling the 70MHz antennae. A UKZN research team has returned from a trip to Marion Island in the sub-Antarctic Indian Ocean where they conducted work on Probing Radio Intensity at high-Z from the Marion (PRIZM) telescope.… Read More »

UKZN Researcher Elected Society of Neuroscientists of Africa Representative

Dr Lihle Qulu. Human Physiology Lecturer and Neuroscientist based in UKZN’s School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences, Dr Lihle Qulu, has been selected as a Southern Hemisphere Region Representative for the Society of Neuroscientists of Africa (SONA). SONA, a non-profit organisation registered in Kenya, functions as the umbrella organisation for regional and national neuroscience societies and groups… Read More »