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Plant Variety and Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR) Registration was the title of a webinar hosted by UKZN InQubate in collaboration with Spoor and Fisher, a specialist intellectual property (IP) law firm established in 1920.
Mr Abd-semii’ Oluwatosin-Enitan Owolabi, a PhD candidate in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (SMSCS) has received the International Mathematical Union (IMU) Breakout Graduate Fellowship Award, one of three awardees pursuing mathematical doctoral studies in the developing world.
The Operation Songamanzi Student Organisation (OSSO) – a UKZN club based on the Pietermaritzburg campus, which deals with water conservation – held a clean-up drive along the Alexandra River while implementing Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM).
UKZN is part of an international team working on data emerging from the world class Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array (HERA) telescope that – with the release of its first set of observations – is providing a glimpse of what the Universe looked like 13 billion years ago!
The Bright family is celebrating the 100th year of alumnus Mr William Thomas (Bill) Bright, born on 13 August 1921 to a century of life that saw him joining the Allied efforts in World War 2 and escaping Nazi imprisonment, assisting with the construction of the Sani Pass road service in the 1950s and serving as the Mayor of Howick in KwaZulu-Natal for two five-year terms.
Mechanical Engineering alumnus Mr Stephen Johanson has carved a career for himself in the automotive industry, driving forward advancements in hybrid technology at McLaren Automotive Ltd in the United Kingdom, where he is Engineering Manager for Electric Drive Systems.
UKZN has joined Johnson & Johnson in its Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design (WiSTEM2D) initiative which aims to increase the number of women who enter and graduate from undergraduate programmes with degrees in STEM2D.
A senior member of UKZN’s Astrophysics Research Centre and a full professor in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Professor Sudan Hansraj, is the first academic at the University to present his official inaugural lecture online.
The Hydrogen Intensity Real-Time Analysis eXperiment (HIRAX) has completed its Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) testing of the HIRAX correlator at the European Laboratory for Particle