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Mr Victor Uzor, who graduated with his Master of Science in Mathematics summa cum laude earlier this year, is celebrating receiving a Breakout Graduate Fellowship (BGF) from the International Mathematical Union (IMU). The IMU BGF grants assist recipients to complete their PhDs. They are made possible by donations from winners of the Breakthrough Prizes in […]

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Clinical Sociologist within the School of Social Sciences, Professor Mariam Seedat-Khan has been appointed Vice-President of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS). The Association promotes the application of social scientific knowledge and methods to develop constructive solutions. It also provides educational, programmatic, mentoring, networking, and policy resources in a supportive professional community. ‘It […]

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Law academics, Professor Warren Freedman and Mr Banele Mhlongo, were among the top academics in the field of Property Law who presented papers at the annual Property Law Teachers’ colloquium hosted by North-West University. Titled: Ex Post Amendments to Servitudes following Linvestment CC v Hammersley and Another: A Critical Discussion of Recent Case Law, Freedman’s […]

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Three UKZN academics, Ms Sbusisiwe Philile Gwala (Political Science), Dr Cheryl Mohamed Sayeed (Public Policy) and Dr Lubna Nadvi (Political Science and International Relations) from the School of Social Sciences were part of a recent staff development and exchange trip to the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London. The […]

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UKZN hosted Nobel Symposium Outreach Seminars delivered by renowned international physicists whose work is changing the landscape of scientific research and advancement in various fields. The presentations were part of the Nobel in Africa Nobel Symposia Series initiated by the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS). The UKZN seminars formed part of a national public outreach […]

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College of Humanities alumnus, Dr Sanele Gamede is a nominee in the category: Hajiya Gambo Sawaba Community Impact Award in the Community and Human Rights (CAHR) Africa Awards in Nigeria. The award recognises an individual with the most visible impact on community development, including infrastructure, training, growth of women entrepreneurs, youth graduates and other positive […]

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For the past 50 years, the annual Ellie Newman Memorial Moot Court Competition has witnessed some of the best emerging legal minds among UKZN’s fourth year LLB students deliver legal arguments in front of esteemed judges from all spheres of the legal fraternity. Celebrating the milestone anniversary this year with a maritime theme, the competition […]

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Madiba was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth but that didn’t stop him being ambitious. He achieved so much in life and my goal is to emulate him. These are words spoken by Dr Ines Buccimaza about the late colorectal surgeon Emeritus Professor Thandinkosi Enos Madiba at the official naming of the […]

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Click here for isiZulu version Ms Maryam Mahomed, third-year Medical student, has been appointed as the President of the South African Medical Students Association (SAMSA), nationally. SAMSA is a body for Medical students from across the country aimed at making a difference in communities through professional medical development and community outreach initiatives. Mahomed, who joined […]

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It is not every day that the world’s leading physicists come to Durban, but such was the case recently when UKZN hosted the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) leg of the 183rd Nobel Symposium in Physics Public Outreach programme. Under the auspices of the Nobel Foundation, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, […]

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