Wonder Women in Science

Wonder Women in Science: To show support for National Science Week and National Women’s Month, the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science is honouring its Wonder Women in Science through a series of articles. These are passionate, pioneering and persistent heroines who are “making waves in the field of science”. Read more about their stories. #wwis #ukzn #inpiringgreatness #collegeaes #womensmonth   … [Read more...]

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...]

Top UKZN Researcher and Academic Shortlisted for Three “Science Oscars”

Top UKZN Researcher and Academic Shortlisted for Three “Science Oscars”: Professor Colleen Downs. The South African Research Chair (SARChI) in Ecosystem Health and Biodiversity in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape, Professor Colleen Downs, has been named as a finalist for three of the 13 highly acclaimed National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF)-South32 Awards. Initiated in 1998, the NSTF-South32 Awards – dubbed the Science Oscars of South Africa – recognise outstanding contributions to Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) … [Read more...]

Durban Natural Science Museum

A Durban selected video: We were at the Natural Science Museum in Durban checking some great displays of indigenous/ animals. Guys i ran out of storage, so this video doesn't show everything displayed at the museum. Visit the MyPE YouTube Channel. More Phansi Museum on MyDurban. … [Read more...]