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Scientists Have Much to Gain by Sharing Their Research With the Public
Academic life is a juggling act. It involves research, teaching, applying for grants, writing scientific articles and peer reviewing others’ work. There’s also student supervision and administration.
These days, academics face an extra demand: to make their work more visible and accessible to the public and policymakers. But what’s in it for these time-stressed, busy scientists? Read more...
Plant Pathologists Attend International Plant Virology Epidemiology Symposium
UKZN flew the South African flag high at the recently held 13th International Plant Virology Epidemiology Symposium. The meeting was held in Avignon, France early in June, with the theme of 'Building bridges between disciplines for sustainable management of plant virus diseases'. Read more...
Annual Msinga Nutrition Fair
The Farmer Support Group (FSG) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) held its 6th annual Food and Nutrition Fair on the 20th of July in Msinga.
Close to 250 guests attended, comprising farmers, community members, FSG and UKZN staff members, as well as representatives from the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (KZN DARD), staff and students from the University of Zululand, and ward councillor for the area. Read more...
Ms Nokubonga Shezi (Farmer Support Group), Ms Mugeliwe Mchunu (Machunwini), Ms Sizakele Nkala, Ms Buyenani Ngubane (Msinga), and Ms Qhoshangani Ngubane (Msinga top)
UKZN’s College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) hosted the Ukulinga Howard Davis Memorial Symposium at the Institution’s Ukulinga Research Farm in Pietermaritzburg.
The multi-level research and information-sharing Symposium highlighted agriculture for life and the future, exploring sustainability through research, agribusiness and community outreach. Read more...
Mr Roderick Stevens of the Howard Davis Farm Trust
Royal Agricultural Show 2016
International Sustainable Agriculture Experts Visit SAEES
Three representatives of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH recently visited the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) at UKZN to deliver training on sustainable agriculture to staff and postgraduate students. Read more...
Ms Sarah Beerhalter (left), Ms Friederike Kraemer and UKZN staff meet with farmers.
A Distinguished Teacher and a Dean
SAEES would like to congratulate all students and staff who were officially recognized for their academic achievements during the annual Graduation Ceremony on Tuesday, 19th of April, 2016.
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The Student Services Division:
HIV and AIDS Programme
Invites you to the
90 90 90 UNAIDS Strategy Launch
Fast-Tracking eThekwenito Achieve the
UNAIDS 90 90 90 Targets
3rd National Conference
Global Change 2016
Excellence Annual Directors’ Forum
Date: 25 – 26 August 2016 Time: 09:00 – 15:00 Venue: UNITE Building