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The College is committed to the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s vision of being the premier university of African Scholarship. It strives to play a transformational role in the development of South Africa and the continent while providing a meaningful contribution to global knowledge production

UKZN Researchers Call for Africa to Invest more in Earth Sciences

Click here for isiZulu version Economic Geology lecturer Dr Lauren Hoyer has been interviewed by SAFM about an article she co-wrote with two colleagues titled: Why African Countries Must Invest More in Earth Sciences. Her co-authors were postdoctoral researcher Dr Michelle North and senior lecturer Dr Warwick Hastie. Their article, highlighted on the online media

Webinar on Groundwater for Water Security in Africa

More than 336 delegates from all around the world participated in a webinar on Groundwater for Water Security in Africa organised by the Centre for Water Resources Research (CWRR) at UKZN. The event contributed to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) programmes and activities aimed at strengthening the capacity of member states to

DSI-NRF Funds HIRAX Dark Energy Telescope

Following an intensive and rigorous review process involving international experts, the National Research Foundation (NRF) approved funding of R35 million for the Hydrogen Intensity and Real-time Analysis eXperiment (HIRAX) to be built as a guest instrument on the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory’s (SARAO) site in the Karoo. The new equipment will bolster the country’s ability