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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


 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

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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 Click on the link above and watch the entire Graduation Ceremony!


Opening of New LAN in Agriculture

Staff in the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) recently celebrated the opening of a new computer LAN on the Agriculture campus in Pietermaritzburg. Read more...

  

New Lan Situated at the Forestry/CAED Building

 

SAEES Troika Funding Results in Successful Internship

The ‘troika’ research strategy in the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES), whereby different disciplines are encouraged to work together, has seen dividends in the successful internship it has enabled one of the School’s graduates to undertake in Gaborone.  Read more...

  

Pictured (L-R): Professor Michael J Savage (Agrometeorology, SAEES), Ms Pamella Mogane, Dr Alistair Clulow  (Agrometeorology, SAEES) and Mr Tamuka Magadzire (Regional Scientist for Famine Early Warning System Network (FEWS NET) in southern Africa who has also registered for a PhD, supervised by Professor Savage)

 


 

Coastal Conservation the Best Option - UK Beach Erosion Expert

“No Beaches for our Children? How to Adapt to the Future”, was the title of a presentation delivered at UKZN by Dr Luciana Esteves of the University of Bournemouth in the United Kingdom.  Read more...

  

Together at UKZN were (from left) Professor Mike Perrin, Ms Bronwyn Goble, Dr Luciana Esteves and Professor Trevor Hill

 


Dietetics Professor Contributes to Capacity Building for Nutrition in the DRC

Professor Frederick Veldman of Dietetics and Human Nutrition visited the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) recently as part of the five-year GROWNUT project with the University of Bergen’s Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED) and the University of Kinshasa (UniKin). Read more...

  

From left: student Mr Jules Mpula Mbel; research assistant, Mr Andre du Toit; UKZN’s Professor Frederick Veldman, and student Mr Johnny Mpoyi Lukasu.

 


University of Natal Alumnus Hosts Seminar at SAEES

The discipline of Animal and Poultry Science recently hosted Dr. Alexandra H. Smith (PhD) from Agro BioSciences Inc., a research company based in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States of America. Dr. Smith graduated with a MSc cum laude (Microbiology) at the former University of Natal in 1995, and went on to obtain a PhD (Intestinal Microbiology) in the USA. Read more...

 

 

From left: Dr Nasreldin Basha, Prof Micheal Chimonyo, Prof Ignatius Nsahlai and
Dr Alexandra Smith

 


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Dietetics Professor Contributes to Capacity Building for Nutrition...
Professor Frederick Veldman of Dietetics and Human Nutrition visited the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) recently as part of the five-year GROWNUT.
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"From Seed to Plate"

Venue: Nhlesi (Mkhuphula)

Date:  20 July 2016

Time:  10:00

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