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Dr Mabowa Makhomisane recently graduated with a Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes from the University of South Wales (USW), United Kingdom. A UKZN Medical graduate (Class of 2005), he also received the Dean’s Commendation to pursue an MSc in the sub-speciality of diabetes at USW. Makhomisane who runs a general practice in Limpopo also offers specialised […]

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Senior lecturer in Industrial, Organisational and Labour Studies in the School of Social Sciences Dr Jayanathan Govender has launched a book, Exploring the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Social, Cultural, Economic, and Psychological Insights and Perspectives. Co-edited by Dr Usha Rana of the Dr Harisingh Gour Central University in India, it assesses COVID-19’s impact on […]

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College of Law and Management Studies alumnus, Mr Thembalethu Mahlangu’s book, I believe, Letter To The Youth has been nominated for the prestigious The Book Behind Awards taking place in October this year. The annual awards acknowledge young authors and celebrate their efforts. They also aim to encourage a culture of reading and writing. Mahlangu’s […]

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Ms Nombuso Khanyile, the talent behind the Afrikan Passion Designs eco-friendly brand that was selected as Design Indaba’s Emerging Creative 2020 and exhibited at the Dubai World Expo 2020 and at Africa’s Travel Indaba, graduated this year with her Bachelor of Science honours in biochemistry after juggling her studies and business activities. Khanyile’s interest in […]

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Bokamoso Edu Centre, a club and society formed by UKZN students, hosted a winter school programme for 2022 matric students as part of its teaching programme aimed at uplifting the skills of learners. Founder and chairperson Mr Sello Tefelo, who is a postgraduate student in Financial Banking and Investment Management on UKZN’s Westville campus, said […]

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UKZN’s series of alumni lunch “get-togethers”, which are proving incredibly successful and popular, will continue in the eThekwini area and spread to the KwaZulu-Natal coastal districts, the Midlands as well as to other regions in South Africa in the coming months. The hosting of about 12 alumni at informal lunches in pleasant venues began in […]

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UKZN’s Cancer and Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit (CIDERU) held a four-day Project Transition Retreat in the Drakensberg led by Professor Themba Ginindza. The transition projection moves the Multinational Lung Cancer Control Programme (MLCCP) into CIDERU which, according to Ginindza, was created to unite expertsfrom diverse backgrounds to synergise and share their competencies toward the […]

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The Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) within the College of Humanities officially launched the 43rd Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) at Suncoast CineCentre with the opening movie 1960. The film, set in Sophiatown and directed by duo Mr King Shaft and Mr Michael Mutombo, is about a retired singer who revisits her past to assist with an investigation […]

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A total of 22 BPharm students graduated summa cum laude at UKZN’s Autumn ceremonies. ‘Graduating summa cum laude was completely unexpected but was a reward for my hard work, determination and perseverance throughout my studies,’ said Ms Farah Khan. Currently completing her internship at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Khan hopes to pursue a Master’s degree in Pharmacy. […]

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Study Identifies Cells Responsible for Tissue Damage in TB-Infected Lungs

A doctoral study examined the profile of lung cells of individuals who had tuberculosis (TB) at a single cell resolution to determine which cells are involved in lung tissue damage as well as granuloma formation in human lung tissue infected by the disease. The research work earned Dr Ian Mbano (32) of Zimbabwe a PhD […]

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