MANDELA nuclear-physics laboratories open in South Africa

South Africa has completed the construction of two new nuclear labs that will be used to train students and develop novel nuclear-physics detector technology. The Modern African Nuclear Detector Laboratories, or MANDELA, is a partnership between the University of York in the UK and… Read More

Botany Student Recognised for Excellent Oral Presentation

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) is celebrating with Xolisile Sibiya, a master’s Botany student, who scooped second position for an oral presentation in the Agricultural Research Council ARC-Tropical and Subtropical Crops (ARC-TSC) Research Open Day. ARC is a premier science… Read More

Young African universities take the lead

Having long played the role of collaborators with other, more renowned, institutions, historically disadvantaged South African universities are now challenging the status quo — and emerging as leaders. During a celebration of the International Day of Light, members of the… Read More

Professor Khajamohiddin Syed,

UNIZULU academic to give a talk on P450 enzymes

Professor Khajamohiddin Syed, from the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) has been invited to give a talk in a faculty development program by REVA University in India (online talk). The five-day Faculty Development Programme,… Read More

UNIZULU Takes 3rd Place in CSIR Datathon Challenge

Students from the University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) Computer Science Department are in celebratory mode after being placed third in the Data Intensive Research Initiative of South Africa (DIRISA) Student Datathon Challenge.

The DIRISA student datathon is a competition that aims to showcase how open research data can be used to develop creative and innovative solutions to some of South Africa’s problems.

Talking MPC with Dr Brooks

The Department of Mathematical Sciences in the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering recently hosted a webinar during which Dr Kevin Brooks gave a talk entitled: “All models are wrong but some are useful – Model Predictive Control (MPC) in… Read More

Sweet Victory for a Superb Supervisor

University of Zululand (UNIZULU) academic Dr Inocent Moyo, Head of the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, has stood out as the supervisor with the highest number of graduates in the Faculty of Arts this year. He had a total… Read More

Puleng Nontobeko Biyela

Date & Place of birth    :              The 7th of January 1986 at Empangeni. I grew up at eNseleni Study History                  :              In 2003, Biyela  obtained her  senior certificate with merit at John Ross College. In 2007, she completed her… Read More