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South Africa’s renowned dance festival, the JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience, celebrated its 23rd consecutive year with online performances on opening night. The festival is hosted by the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) within the College of Humanities. Delivering the welcome address, CCA Director Dr Ismail Mahomed said: ‘The festival continues to give artists a platform to […]

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The Hydrogen Intensity Real-Time Analysis eXperiment (HIRAX) has completed its Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) testing of the HIRAX correlator at the European Laboratory for Particle Physics (CERN) in Switzerland. The correlator was built by Swiss Partners at ETH Zürich (ETH-Z) and Université de Genève (UniGe), in collaboration with Canadian partners at the University of Toronto […]

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, I had begun to believe that my family and I would not contract the virus. After all, I had looked after hundreds of patients with COVID-19, successfully treated a large number (although losing some in the process), worked with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health and the National Department of Health from […]

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Honouring Helen Joseph, Lilian Ngoyi, Rahima Moosa, Albertina Sisulu and Sophia Wiliams-De Bruyn, UKZN’s College of Law and Management Studies got their green fingers busy! On the balmy last day of August, the CLMS quartet, including Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian McArthur, third-year Law student CLMS SRC Representative Mr Bathandwa Mki, School of Law lecturer Adv […]

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The School of the Arts, in partnership with the Mellon Foundation’s Artist in Residence programme, welcomes Cape Town dancer and choreographer Mr Yaseen Manuel who will spend three months working with the Centre for Creative Arts production of the 23rd JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Festival, and the Drama and Performance Studies Programme. Manuel will use the Mellon […]

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Sewing-Assists-Student-to-Beat-Depression

Taking sewing lessons helped UKZN student Mrs Phetsile Gamede overcome the depression she was suffering through being unemployed. Although she had a degree, she just couldn’t find a job. ‘There is nothing worse than staying at home and doing nothing except watching your friends and peers share pictures on social media of themselves at work,’ she […]

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High-Level-Accreditation-for-UKZNs-Acclaimed-Science-Centre

The Science and Technology Education Centre at UKZN (STEC@UKZN) has received accreditation from the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the National Research Foundation’s (NRF) South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA), placing it among South Africa’s top centres for encouraging an interest in science among young people. STEC@UKZN, one of six accredited science centres in KwaZulu-Natal, aims to […]

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Read all about it! We launch In-Depth magazine, UKZN’s newest corporate publication offering

We had a vision – to create a publication that would highlight the identity and greatness of UKZN by digging deeper into the pockets of excellence situated all over the University. While we do well in terms of positive media exposure, we wanted to do justice to the people – and developments – that continuously […]

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Dr Adeyemi Esther

Prolonged consumption of diets rich in high fat can have severe metabolic and reproductive health consequences for consumers and their ‘diet unexposed’ children. This was the finding of Nigerian-born Dr Adeyemi Esther who was awarded a PhD in Health Sciences (Physiology) from UKZN. Her study investigated the impact of maternal high fat diet (HFD) consumption […]

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Dr Dusty-Lee Donelly and Dr Lindiwe Maqutu.

School of Law lecturers Dr Dusty Donelly and Dr Lindiwe Maqutu have graduated with Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Law. Donnelly was awarded a Bachelor of Laws degree summa cum laude in 1999 and began her legal career in the then male-dominated world of shipping.  After more than a decade of experience as a legal […]

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