Prof Rispel takes over World Federation of Public Health Associations
Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has congratulated Professor Laetitia Rispel on her appointment as the new President of the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA). “Professor Rispel has been a good ambassador of science for South Africa in the global arena and we are proud of her... Read more
UKZN scientist honourued in 2017 DST national women in science awards
Professor Colleen Downs, South African Research Chair (SARChI) in Ecosystem Health and Biodiversity in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape, was honoured in the 2017 National Women in Science Awards (WISA), given by the Department of Science and Technology (DST). Downs was announced as second runner up for the Distinguished... Read more
Chemistry lecturer to attend Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting
A lecturer in the School of chemistry and physics, Dr Nolwazi Nombona, will attend the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany in June. Nombona, selected for the trip by the African Academy of Science (AAS), joins fellow UKZN representative Dr Mark Williams-Wynn, who is being sent by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf).... Read more