HEARD Mini-symposium

HIV and AIDS: An Interdisciplinary Discussion

Date: 29 July 2013
Time: 9am – 12:30pm
Venue: HEARD Boardroom, J Block, Westville Campus

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Preference will be given to early career scientists and postdoctoral fellows

This mini-symposium aims to bring together postdoctoral fellows from various disciplines, as well as other interested researchers at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, to participate in an interdisciplinary discussion on HIV and AIDS. Interdisciplinary conversations and collaborations across medical, social, economic, cultural and gendered understandings of this epidemic strengthen research and strategies for prevention and treatment.

The symposium also aims to encourage collaborations and networks between postdocs at the University.


Session 1: 9:00 – 10:30

  • Presentations by HEARD’s Executive Director Prof. Alan Whiteside and K-RITH Investigator Prof Thumbi Ndung’u

Tea/Coffee Break: 10:30 – 10:45

Session 2: 10:45 – 11:45

  • Breakaway group discussion workshop

Session 3: 11:45– 12:30

  • Feedback on group discussions


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