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Historian and UKZN lecturer Professor Donal McCracken’s book, Nicholson: How an Angry Irishman became the Hero of Delhi, was 12 years in the making and took him to India, Ireland and Britain.
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The School of Applied Human Sciences hosted its inaugural staff awards at the Elangeni Hotel under the stewardship of the Dean and Head of School Professor Jéan Steyn.
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Professor Shanta Balgobind Singh of Criminology and Forensic Studies and Anthropology’s Dr Gerelene Jagganath attended the 10th Commemorative Celebrations of the 1860 Indentured Labourers Foundation.
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The Discipline of Criminology and Forensic Studies (CFSD) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg campus was visited by the KwaZulu-Natal South African Police Service, Forensic Science Laboratory Experts to deliver a practical lecture for ALL CFSD students on the 28th of March 2019.
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The University of KwaZulu-Natal, Corporate Relations Division in association with  Ike’s Books and Adams Booksellers cordially invite you to the book launch
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Michael was a received as a guest lecturer for Criminology and forensic studies level 1 students, where he delivered his guest lecture focusing on recidivism and transformation programmes to curb recidivism.
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UKZN staff member Dr Shariefa Hendricks graduated with a PhD in Psychology for her research titled, A Dance of Power and Resistance: Supervisee and Supervisor Perceptions and Experiences of Clinical Supervision in South Africa: A Mixed Method Study. The study explored supervisees’ experiences of negative supervision during internship and supervisors’ perspectives of their training and competence in clinical supervision.
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The School of Applied Human Sciences, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, held its very first Student Academic Excellence Awards Evening to honour students who had excelled in their studies during the 2018 academic year. Students majoring in Psychology, Criminology & Forensic Studies, Social Work and Culture, Communication and Media Studies were awarded for their academic excellence.
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Ms Bongolethu Diko graduated with her Masters in Criminology and Forensic Studies for her research on the role of the criminologist in compiling pre-sentence reports in the Durban High Court.
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Ms Shannon-Leigh Landers graduated cum laude with her Master of Social Science in Media and Communication. Her dissertation examined soap opera as a feminine genre through the theoretical lens of semiotics, focussing on the role of myth, ideology, power and hegemony which are often used to inculcate skewed gendered stereotypes.
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House musician, Ms Holly Wasserfall, aka, Holly Rey has graduated with an Honour’s degree in Media and Communication cum laude, from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). She was awarded her degree at a graduation ceremony on the Westville campus last night, 01 April 2019.
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UKZN’s Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) graduates Ms Lungelo Ndlovu, Mr Jean-Luc Hardy, Ms Holly Wasserfall, Ms Tamanda Masambuka, Ms Nonjabulo Ndwandwe, Mr Johannes Pretorius and Ms Nothando Ntake, were thrilled to receive their honours degrees in media and communication cum laude while Mr Clifford Jani also graduated with his Masters cum laude recently.
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South African child rights activist and former Director of Childline Dr Joan van Niekerk graduated with a PhD in Social Work.
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Ms Nomfundo Zuma was ecstatic to receive her Honours in Applied Ethnomusicology cum laude. Her dissertation topic was “The role of music in traditional Sangoma ceremonies and Zionist church services as a medium that connects humans to spirits”.
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Ms Nokubonga Komako’s Honours dissertation examined the phenomenon of Black Tax and whether it is a responsibility or a burden.
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Criminologists in the School of Applied Human Sciences, Drs Sazelo Mkhize and Sogo Angel Olofinbiyi’s research on “Social dimension of risk behaviours among adolescent prostitutes: Insight from South-Western Nigeria” has been published in the Cogent Social Sciences academic journal.
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Making Sense of Research, a book written by a selection of academics and edited by UKZN Fellow and Emeritus Professor Keyan Tomaselli, was launched at Ike’s Books and Collectables in Durban.
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Criminology lecturer Ms Vuyelwa Maweni of the School of Applied Human Sciences has been appointed Editor of the Criminological Society of South Africa (CRIMSA) Newsletter.
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Ms Londeka Ngubane, of the School of Applied Human Sciences, was recently appointed by the Minister of Transport Dr Blade Nzimande to serve on a Panel of Experts in relation to a new transport system that he will be launching soon.
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Psychology Honours students in the School of Applied Human Sciences recently embarked on a fieldtrip to a healing village in Greytown owned by renowned healer, author...
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A review of the undergraduate major, Criminology and Forensic Studies in the School of Applied Human Sciences (SAHS) was completed...
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