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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...

  


 Farmer Support Group's Nutrition Fair Featured in "The Mercury" Newspaper
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 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)


Ukulinga Howard Davis Memorial Symposium

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


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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

Dean and Head of the School of the Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES), Professor Albert Thembinkosi Modi, received a Distinguished Teachers' Award for 2015 – only the second UKZN Dean to have received the honour! Read more...

 


Graduation 2016!

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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