L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Grants for UKZN Scientists

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Grants for UKZN Scientists Dr Yogandree Ramsamy from the College of Health Sciences and Ms Sinenhlanhla Sikhosana from the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science are among seven women who have received research grants from the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science South African National Programme in recognition of the quality of their research. Article sourced from:

Astronomers On Safari

Astronomers On Safari Combining a safari with a group of leading astrophysicists does not happen often but UKZN’s Astrophysics and Cosmology Research Unit did just that when they held another instalment of their extremely popular Cosmology on Safari conference. The conference was attended by local astronomers; as well as astronomers from Harvard University, the University

Graduation 2019

Graduation 2019 Our 2019 graduation was held this week. It was a happy occasion and the culmination of many hours of work. Below are links to articles about some of our students who graduated this year. Sweet Tooth Leads to Passion for Astronomy Who would have thought that Cadbury Astros sweets could spark a love

Bumper cohort of UKZN Delegates participate in SKA conference

Bumper cohort of UKZN Delegates participate in SKA conference A bumper cohort of students, postdoctoral researchers and staff from UKZN’s Astrophysics and Cosmology Research Unit (ACRU) recently returned from Cape Town where they participated in the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Postgraduate conference. The SKA funds astronomy and engineering students and postdoctoral researchers who have a

Postdoc wins prestigious L’OREAL-UNESCO fellowship

Postdoc wins prestigious L’OREAL-UNESCO fellowship Dr Kenda Knowles, an ACRU postdoctoral researcher was recently awarded a Postdoctoral fellowship by the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa programme. Dr Knowles received this fellowship based on her current project: Statistical study of diffuse radio emission in ACT galaxy clusters with MeerKAT. The primary aim of this