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UNIZULU RESEARCHERS SOLVED THE SIX DECADES OLD MYSTERY OF THE EVOLUTION OF ELECTRON TRANSFER PROTEINS

UNIZULU RESEARCHERS SOLVED THE SIX DECADES OLD MYSTERY OF THE EVOLUTION OF ELECTRON TRANSFER PROTEINS

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) researcher in collaboration with international researchers from the USA and Europe (Germany and Poland) have now solved the six decades old mystery of the evolution of these electron transfer proteins using ferredoxins as an example. Electron transfer proteins such as iron-sulfur cluster proteins are believed to have evolved early during […]

Connecting through COIL Webinar

Connecting through COIL Webinar

Participants from around the world joined a University of Zululand (UNIZULU)-hosted webinar titled “COLLABORATIVE ONLINE INTERNATIONAL LEARNING” (COIL) In Higher Education. This webinar was hosted by the Department of Nursing Science. The co- presenters for the day were Dr Penny Orton who has been embedding COIL/VE across a university for 5 years and her recent […]

EXPERT OPINION: Our Language; Our Heritage

EXPERT OPINION: Our Language; Our Heritage

The late academic and author Dr Mbulelo Mzamane – who was designated by former President Nelson Mandela as “one of South Africa’s greatest intellectuals” – once asked what soon proved to be a controversial question “What is South African about the South African education system?” This is, but one, of the questions that we – […]

Community Engagement Webinar

Community Engagement Webinar

Community Engagement Webinar – Engaged Scholarship and Scholarship of Engagement, differences and Similarities The Community Engagement office hosted its third virtual webinar on Friday the 18th September. In her welcome address, Professor Mabusela addressing the attendees, she noted that, this will be a nice engagement and discourse where the academics are going to be able […]

UNIZULU hosts Rape and suicide webinar

UNIZULU hosts Rape and suicide webinar

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month — a time to raise awareness on this stigmatized, and often taboo, topic. The pastoral care unit at the University of Zululand hosted a webinar on rape and suicide. This webinar took place on Tuesday 21st September. Bishop Makhanya explained that the UNIZULU Vice Chancellor Professor Xoliswa Mtose, at […]

UNIZULU hosts First year Engineering Students Seminar

UNIZULU hosts First year Engineering Students Seminar

The teaching and learning Centre at the university of Zululand organized a seminar for first year students. The Engineering Student Seminar event themed “Training future engineers today” was a comprehensive programme designed to introduce and orientate first-year students to the different industries and unique aspects of life working as engineers. It was aimed also at […]

Community Engagement Office empowering women in Obanjeni community

Community Engagement Office empowering women in Obanjeni community

Inspired by the University of Zululand’s strategic planning which aims to “enhance research and innovations and directly highlights the commitment to enrich community engagement” the Department of Community Engagement and Development Studies visited the Obanjeni community in celebration of women’s month. It was on the 31st of August 2021 when the departments partnered to empower […]

Prolific Academic Fuelled by Love for Research

Prolific Academic Fuelled by Love for Research

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) commends its academic Dr Innocent Moyo for constantly pushing the envelope. In 2021 alone, Dr Moyo has edited five books, published five journal articles and authored two books… and more is yet to come. Dr Moyo is the head of the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies and lectures and […]

UNIZULU Successfully Hosts ASASWEI Virtual Conference

UNIZULU Successfully Hosts ASASWEI Virtual Conference

The Department of Social Work at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) collaborated with the Association of South African Social Work Education Institutions (ASASWEI) in hosting robust engagements in an international virtual conference attended by representatives of over forty countries between 1 and 3 September. “The theme of this conference was Pandemics, poverty and inequality: Taking […]

Students Enlightened on their Role in Societal Development

Students Enlightened on their Role in Societal Development

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU), as part of its many strategic undertakings, recently hosted a hybrid webinar under the theme The Role of Students in Societal Development: Drawing inspiration from the past experiences. The keynote speech was delivered by renowned intellectual academic Dr Teboho J. Lebakeng. UNIZULU Dean of Students Dr Teboho Ncokazi was among […]

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