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… Read More »

Association Between Sjambok Injuries and Renal Dysfunction Examined in PhD Research

Dr David Skinner. The relationship between injuries caused by being hit with a sjambok and renal dysfunction was examined in a paper by University of KwaZulu-Natal doctoral candidate, Dr David Skinner. The paper titled: “Validating the Utilisation of Venous Bicarbonate as a Predictor of Acute Kidney Injury in Crush Syndrome from Sjambok Injuries”, has been… 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… Read More »

Oops!… We Did it Again

UKZN once again has won gold and the trophy for the best individual stand at the 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… 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… Read More »

Congratulations to all Comrades Runners

Team UKZN in high spirits at Comrades . 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.… 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:… Read More »