UKZN Scientist Honourued in 2017 DST National Women in Science Awards

UKZN Scientist Honourued in 2017 DST National Women in Science Awards: Professor Colleen Downs 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 Woman Researcher award in the category of Natural (Life and Physical) and Engineering Sciences.  ‘I am very grateful for this … [Read more...]

Women’s Month 2017

Women’s Month 2017: It gives me great pleasure to wish you all a meaningful and significant 2017 Women’s Month. This year’s theme is “The Year of OR Tambo: Women united in moving South Africa forward”. The theme pays tribute to the women who marched to the Union Buildings in 1956 in protest against the pass laws under the system of apartheid. As we commemorate 61 years since the march, we pay tribute to those women leaders who paved the way for the many women pioneers we see today. While there are many challenges that still persist, South … [Read more...]

KZN Halcat Regional Championship 2017 – Featured Durban Blog

KZN Halcat Regional Championship 2017: Overall Sailed: 6, Discards: 1, To count: 5, Entries: 27,  system: Appendix A Pos. Sail No Helm Name Crew Name R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 Total Nett 1 101 Neil Wadsworth 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 (28.0 DNF) 3.0 36.0 8.0 2 770 Rob Samways 3.0 3.0 3.0 (4.0) 1.0 1.0 15.0 11.0 3 580 […] Fill in the form below to have your blog featured on MyDurban - we will post a snippet and title link to your new blog posts. Submit and get free press releases here: MyPR Free Press Release | Meet the Durban Bloggers. … [Read more...]

Durban Markets + stuff to do July/Aug 2017 – Featured Durban Blog

Durban Markets + stuff to do July/Aug 2017: And just like that, we’re almost done with July! Where the year is going is anyone’s guess – but there’s still loads going on… get out there and support local x JULY: Fri 28 July: The Night Market Morningside at Morningside Sports Club Litchi Orchard Night Market in Salt Rock Sat 29 July: Cocktail Masterclass with Distillery 031 at Big Easy Durban, bookings essential Sun 30 July: Wondermarket in Chris Saunders Park Slow Meat Festival at Durban Country Club Gangs of Ballet … [Read more...]