College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science

Building Research Capacity for Sustainable Ecosystem-Based Management

The South African Association for Marine Biological Research (SAAMBR) Oceanographic Research Institute (ORI) recently played host to a three-day British Council Researcher Links Workshop funded by the UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and National Research Foundation and managed by the British Council. The workshop aimed to build research capacity for sustainable ecosystem-based management (EBM) of estuaries...
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Science in Action for High School Learners

The College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) recently held its fun and interactive “Be a Scientist for a Week” programme aimed at Grade 10, 11 and 12 pupils. Held on the Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses, the event was attended by over 70 scholars from across KwaZulu-Natal who interacted with staff and...
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Kulungiselelwa Ukuphumelela ku-International Physics Olympiad

Click here for English version UDkt Mervlyn Modley weSikole Sekhemistri neFiziksi (i-SCP) useqede iviki elola amakhono ethimba labafundi abahlanu baseNingizimu Afrika abenza ibanga le-12 eliyoncintisana ku-49th International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) ese-Libson, e-Portugal, zingama-21 kuya ku 29 kuNtulikazi. Lo mncintiswano ofaka izizwe ezahlukahlukene, ongenelwa ngokumenywa kuphela, waqala ngonyaka wezi-1967 ngezizwe ezinhlanu zobumbano...
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Undergrad Science and Engineering Students Exposed to Exciting World of Astronomy

High performing Science and Engineering undergraduate students from across South Africa attended a radio astronomy workshop in Durban hosted by UKZN, in association with the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO). The workshop showcased exciting developments in astronomy with the aim of encouraging students to pursue master’s and PhD degrees...
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Engineering careers fair | 27 July 2018

This event allows students to engage and network with potential employers. Find out about potential opportunities for full and part-time employment, vacation employment and  graduate/ internship programmes.
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R67 for Mandela Month

Nelson Mandela fought for social justice for 67 years. In honour of the late Nelson Mandela, the UKZN Foundation is appealing to you to donate as little as R67 or any multiple thereof to support one of the most powerful forms of social justice – Education
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PRIS 2018 | 25 Oct

Formerly known as Postgraduate Research Day, the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) has been hosting this conference highlighting postgraduate research since 2013. Read more if you want to participate, attend, exhibit, judge or sponsor.
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Professor Albert Modi

Deputy-Vice Chancellor

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Ms Nokukhanya Fortunate Shinga

Phone: 033 260 5199
Email: shingan@ukzn.ac.za
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Welcome to the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science. Our college, the largest at UKZN, comprises six schools namely:

As Deputy Vice-Chancellor, I am supported by six school Deans as well as a Dean of Teaching and Learning and Research, while  administrative support is provided by the College Director of Professional Services who has the function and role of a College Registrar.

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July 19, 2018

Building Research Capacity for Sustainable Ecosystem-Based Management

The South African Association for Marine Biological Research (SAAMBR) Oceanographic Research Institute (ORI) recently played host to a three-day British Council Researcher Links Workshop funded...
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July 19, 2018

Science in Action for High School Learners

The College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) recently held its fun and interactive “Be a Scientist for a Week” programme aimed...
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July 19, 2018

Kulungiselelwa Ukuphumelela ku-International Physics Olympiad

Click here for English version UDkt Mervlyn Modley weSikole Sekhemistri neFiziksi (i-SCP) useqede iviki elola amakhono ethimba labafundi abahlanu baseNingizimu...
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July 12, 2018

A Sweet Reward for UKZN Bee Keeper

Click here for isiZulu version In his first year of bee keeping, Mr Brian Karlsen, a technician in the Controlled Environment...
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July 12, 2018

UKZN InQubate and CAES Acquire Strategic Dube Trade Port Agrizone Bid

UKZN InQubate and the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) are about to embark on a highly strategic project...
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July 12, 2018

Geography Seminar Series Explores KZN Land-Cover Project

The Discipline of Geography in the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) recently hosted Mr Mark Thompson of GeoTerraImage at a seminar - the...
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July 12, 2018

Undergrad Science and Engineering Students Exposed to Exciting World of Astronomy

High performing Science and Engineering undergraduate students from across South Africa attended a radio astronomy workshop in Durban hosted by...
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June 28, 2018

UKZN Researcher Awarded SA Research Chair in Climate Change and Waste Management

Click here for isiZulu version Professor Cristina Trois has been awarded a National Research Foundation (NRF) / Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) South...
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June 28, 2018

Fulbright Scholarship for UKZN Marine Geology Expert

Professor Andrew Green of Geological Sciences has received a Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar Program (FVRSP), enabling him to conduct research in marine geology in...
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June 28, 2018

Saving the Planet by Turning Waste to Wealth

Click here for isiZulu version Waste to Wealth is an exciting initiative between UKZN’s Engineering Hub for the African City...
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June 28, 2018

Dozens Rally for Durban Harbour Clean-Up and Campus Recycling Drives

Coinciding with World Oceans Day, PhD candidate and environmental activist, Ms Refilwe Mofokeng, organised two clean-up events in Durban intended...
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June 28, 2018

UKZN and uMgungundlovu Municipality Recognised for Leadership in Climate Change Adaptation

UKZN researchers have been recognised by the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) and uMgungundlovu District Municipality (UMDM) for their leadership in a climate...
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June 21, 2018

International Museum Day Puts Treasured Specimens on Show

The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg campus commemorated the 41st International Museum Day at the Frank Bush Zoological Museum. Since 1977, International...
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June 21, 2018

Postgraduate School of Life Science Research Day a Success

The School of Life Science hosted their annual Research Day at the Pietermaritzburg campus which proved successful. The programme was...
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June 14, 2018

UKZN Makes Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018 Top 100

It is with great honour and pride that we announce that the University of KwaZulu-Natal was named one of the...
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